Category: Personal Care

The Growth Potential for Halal cosmetics

| 30/09/2011 | 2 Replies
The Growth Potential for Halal cosmetics

The latest in green cosmetics comes from the ancient Islamic tradition of halal. Although halal products have been around for a few years, a recent report has shown that the market is set to grow.

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Indonesia: Halal Certification by MUI Gaining Increasing Appreciation Worldwide

| 29/09/2011 | 2 Replies
Indonesia: Halal Certification by MUI Gaining Increasing Appreciation Worldwide

At least 22 countries with 48 Islamic institutions and international Islamic fatwa bodies all over the world have recognized and received the fatwa issued by MUI.

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Halal Beauty – The Next steps

| 09/09/2011 | Reply
Halal Beauty – The Next steps

Being able to choose Halal when it comes to cosmetic purchases is still a relatively new concept with the vast majority of brands yet to celebrate their fifth birthday. So far it looks like Halal cosmetics fit very neatly (at least on a scientific level) alongside other Natural, Environmentally conscious, pure and animal-testing free cosmetic ranges. So do we need Halal personal care?

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How to identify and meet the needs of the Muslim consumer

| 28/08/2011 | Reply
How to identify and meet the needs of the Muslim consumer

Sunsilk has realised that there are specific needs that Muslim women who observe the headscarf have, and speaks directly about their concerns for the condition of their scalp. The have come up with the “1st shampoo for covered hair.”

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UK: Leicester woman fulfils halal cosmetics firm dream

| 19/08/2011 | Reply
UK: Leicester woman fulfils halal cosmetics firm dream

A mother of two fulfilled her dream to have her own Halal make-up collection. In July, with the help of her husband and family, she launched Miracle Halal Mineralz.

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Malaysia: New herbal mouthwash could prevent oral cancer

| 20/04/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: New herbal mouthwash could prevent oral cancer

A mouthwash that may help prevent mouth cancer has been developed by researchers at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). The plant based product could provide a non-alcoholic alternative to conventional products for the Islamic market.

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Malaysia: Palm oil base for pharmaceutical & cosmetic products

| 18/04/2011 | 2 Replies
Malaysia: Palm oil base for pharmaceutical & cosmetic products

Oleopharma Sdn Bhd, in partnership with Redhacare Sdn Bhd, University of Malaya, Malaysia and Imed Lab Sdn Bhd are introducing a robust and natural base cream for use in the production of pharmaceutical and cosmetic products – in a semi solid dosage form. This product is known as HAMIN™.

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Opinion: Serving the Halal Ecosystem

| 06/03/2011 | Reply
Opinion: Serving the Halal Ecosystem

With the Islamic community now the fastest-growing consumer segment in the world, can businesses afford not to become part of the halal trend?

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Philippines: Intertek invests full Halal testing lab in the Philippines

| 04/03/2011 | Reply
Philippines: Intertek invests full Halal testing lab in the Philippines

Sandy Bucao, president and country manager of Intertek Testing Services Philippines, Inc., relayed this to the Manila Bulletin, saying Intertek has been involved in the halal industry not only in the country but also in other countries such as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

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Indonesian women splash out at Islamic spas

| 16/02/2011 | Reply
Indonesian women splash out at Islamic spas

Indonesian women are splashing out on treatments at spas aimed at meeting Islamic values, including paying for special headscarf styling, as affluence rises in the world’s most populous Muslim nation.

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Malaysia: Study Underway To Use Cocoa Fats For Cosmetics

| 10/02/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: Study Underway To Use Cocoa Fats For Cosmetics

Hamzah said the study was the Barisan Nasional government’s initiative to diversify cocoa-based products and to develop Malaysia’s halal product market. “With the study being carried out, we want to determine eventually cosmetics produced in this country are halal products.

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Malaysia: Halal methods can rid products of meat gelatine

| 01/02/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal methods can rid products of meat gelatine

At the recently concluded Invest Malaysia 2011 conference in the Capital, the Malaysian government wooed investors from the UAE in particular and the GCC region in general to invest in halal cosmetics and halal food ?products.

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UK: Halal cosmetics store to open in Birmingham city centre

| 07/12/2010 | 1 Reply
UK: Halal cosmetics store to open in Birmingham city centre

Pure Halal Beauty will offer ethical beauty products and cosmetics, all free of animal products and alcohol and all Halal certified.

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UAE: Trend of Halal cosmetics consumption in the Middle East

| 19/11/2010 | Reply
UAE: Trend of Halal cosmetics consumption in the Middle East

In a luxury resort in Dubai, Emirati wait next to the bronze statue of the ancient Egyptian Queen Cleopatra, smile and wait for the routine treatment of their beauty every weekend. The resort is different from the others in which it uses some skin care products based on minerals and pork-free and alcohol-free materials.

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UAE: Islamic beauty: Can halal cosmetics outgrow their niche?

| 07/10/2010 | Reply
UAE: Islamic beauty: Can halal cosmetics outgrow their niche?

The appeal of halal cosmetics mirrors a global trend for ethical beauty products that are not tested on animals and do not use animal derivatives, as well as booming demand for ranges based on natural ingredients that are kind to hair and skin.

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Exhibitors eyeing Middle Eastern Halal cosmetics market

| 12/05/2010 | Reply
Exhibitors eyeing Middle Eastern Halal cosmetics market

The global market for halal products is growing at a remarkable pace which has led to increasing customer awareness on the need for halal-based cosmetics and beauty products. A corresponding surge in demand for these products has been noted among the Muslim and many non-Muslim countries. According to a recent survey, cosmetic and personal care […]

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Could halal cosmetics be developing into a new global C&T niche market?

| 29/01/2010 | Reply
Could halal cosmetics be developing into a new global C&T niche market?

Demand for halal cosmetics worldwide is on
the rise, driven not only by more affluent Muslim consumers but also
growing interest in high quality, safe products. Sales of all kinds of
halal-certified goods have surged in recent years alongside higher
purchasing power in Muslim countries. Estimates for the global halal
market range from US$547bn, according to the Malaysian Industrial
Development Authority, to US$2.1 trillion, a figure cited widely by
international media. Whatever the real size, everyone agrees that food
accounts for the majority of sales. But new product categories are
emerging.

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"Halal" Beauty and the Cosmetics Industry

| 27/01/2010 | Reply
"Halal" Beauty and the Cosmetics Industry

In this article Amanda Foxon-Hill, a Cosmetic Chemist, gives her views with the help interviews organised by IslamOnLine.net on the new niche market developing on Halal Cosmetics. This is article clearly shows the importance these topics being discussed at the coming International Conference on Halal Cosmetics & Toiletries being held in Kuala Lumpur on the 13-14 April 2010.

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Guidelines For Halal Medicines Published

| 14/01/2010 | Reply
Guidelines For Halal Medicines Published

BMI notes that one company – Canada’s Viva Pharmaceutical
– has already expressed an interest in establishing a US$12mn
halal-certified manufacturing plant in Brunei. Up to 100 local people
could be employed at the facility. Because of this potential economic
stimulus, it is our view that other countries, such as Malaysia and
Indonesia, will emulate Brunei and formalise rules for the manufacture
of halal medicines.

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Halal-Certified Cosmetics – At A Website Near You

| 08/01/2010 | 1 Reply
Halal-Certified Cosmetics – At A Website Near You

Award-winning company, Sunrider International, manufactures
over 415 products including a line of health and beauty products that
are certified as halal by IFANCA. Twenty-year-old CNI Enterprise, a
multi-level marketing company based in Malaysia, also offers its own
range of halal-certified cosmetics.

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