beauty trends

Make Way for J-Beauty

More than a passing fad, here’s how J-beauty is leaving a permanent mark on the industry.

If you have not heard already, J-beauty is most definitely on the rise. Otherwise known as Japanese beauty, Japan has actually been influencing the U.S. beauty industry for decades with longstanding brands like Shiseido, SK-II and Shu Uemura. The second largest beauty market in Asia (behind China), Japan generated more than $25 billion in revenue from personal care products in 2017–with $2.75 billion in beauty exports last year, according to the Japanese Cosmetic Industry Association.

Four Beauty Trends With Global Impact by 2025

Looking ahead to 2025, Mintel Beauty and Personal Care has announced four key trends set to impact global beauty markets over the next decade, including implications for both consumers and brands.

In a future where the line between human and technological device blurs, water becomes a protected resource, energy concerns ring true and natural ingredients take centre stage, beauty brands must innovate to stay relevant.

Top Beauty Trend of 2014 is Mixologiste

Top Beauty Trend of 2014 is Mixologiste

Mixologiste is the global beauty-trend prediction for 2014, according to Mintel Beauty & Personal Care. What does it involve, you ask? It’s part of the ongoing blurred lines between beauty technology, involving overlaps between skin care, hair care and color cosmetics; and combining technology and marketing from more than one category, leading to new combinations with new products, packaging, marketing and merchandise.