march 2019 14 - 17
march 15 - 18


2020 trends: men power

The men’s cosmetics market is at a very important juncture. An increasingly important player worldwide for many years, after a period of slow but steady expansion it is currently expected to grow faster than any other cosmetics sector between now and 2020. Indeed, according to estimates by the main international research agencies, over the next two years it will be worth 61 billion dollars. The most popular products? Definitely shaving. Here we find traditional conditioners and razors and all the cosmetics that accompany new shaving techniques. Then in the perfumery and cosmetics pavilions we also find dedicated make up, high-performance skincare formulas and hand and nail care products. Everything strictly for men.     Cosmoprof presents a well-established Barber’s event. The United Barbers Show will take place in Pavilion 35 from 15 to 18 March 2019. The project includes an exhibition area and a section in which international barbers will take to the stage to reveal the latest techniques and trends. To complete the event, the Barber’s World Championship (UBS-United Barbers Show®), a competition between the greatest talents in the field.     Not just grooming. Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, which has always been a hub and a trailblazer for international …

NEWS / 29 Nov 2018


The third edition of the event recorded a 5% increase in participants   The third edition of On Hair Show & Exhibition, held in Bologna on 25 and 26 November, recorded a 5% increase in participants. For two days, hair sector professionals – hairstylists, salon owners and workers and distributors – had the opportunity to discover the most innovative product offerings from over 100 brands taking part in the event, including many national and international market leaders. There was also a huge turnout at the On Hair Theatre: between Sunday 25 and Monday 26 November 30 shows were staged featuring the teams and talents most admired by professionals from the sector. Rudy Mostarda for Extrema Hair, Team GA Moda Italia, Alfaparf Milano, Mauro Galzignato for Kemon, Elchim & Medavita Artistic Team, Hair Company Professional, Gli Araldica for Farmagan, Schwarzkopf Professional, Anteo Geminiani for Farmaca, Federico Fashion Style, Attilio Artistic Team, Spaghetti’s, Philo Parrucchieri for Farmaca International, Shot & Gea Academy, I Rastelli Team, Matteo Susini for Loft Parrucchieri using Farmaca International, Ilaria Marca for Dei-Mar Accademia, Fashion Mix & Xenon Group, Daniele Serretti Gruppo, Artestile for Farmaca International. New for this edition was On Hair Educational, offering training and refresher …

NEWS / 28 Nov 2018

Cosmoprof On the Road stops at Nairobi

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna met the main players of the Kenyan cosmetics market during the stage of Cosmoprof On the Road in Nairobi. An opportunity for confrontation and in-depth analisys concerning the features of the local market and a way to build new relevant partnerships. The event opened with the greetings of Sfrash Zewdu Fetene- Trade Analyst ICE from Addis Abeba, on behalf of the Embassy and ICE. During the meeting we had the chance to investigate the issue of counterfeiting in Kenyan cosmetics market, thanks to the speech curated by the law firm Roedl and Partners . The attendees were also able to learn about the experience of the company Ashleys Kenya, which took part in Buyer Program at Cosmoprof 2018. Kenya’s Beauty and Cosmetics industry has become a new hub of investment that is dragging in large amount of money from all over the world. As a trend forerunner, Cosmoprof introduced Nairobi in the 2018-2019 Roadshow Calendar to create new partnerships and to encourage successful local enterprises to face international markets. Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna therefore becomes an essential appointment for Kenyan companies, especially in relation to forecasts about beauty and personal care market. Actually, in the coming 5 years, …

NEWS / 23 Nov 2018


Our educational format will bring together from Thursday, March 14 to Saturday, March 16 even more top global beauty doyens to explore the newest trends, beauty innovations and technologies for all beauty sectors. COSMOPACK – HALLS: 20, 15, 15a, 18 and 19 Sustainability and the circular economy will also be the central themes in Cosmopack. The cosmetics industry is being called upon to find new manufacturing solutions to reduce the environmental impact of production processes, using renewable energy sources, and recycling waste products from manufacturing. These topics will come to the forefront in the seventh edition of the Factory project, where a hair product – eco of course –created live will be showcased. COSMO PERFUMERY & COSMETICS – HALLS: 14, 16, 16a, 21, 22, 22a, 26, 29a, 29b, 34 and 19 This is the temple of green beauty. For years Hall 21 has been hosting the most sought-after companies and products from this sector for the retail world. As you walk along the aisles it’s hard not to notice the variety and international reach of a constantly growing and expanding market. New solutions, new textures, and increasingly effective products line up to map out the trends of tomorrow. COSMO HAIR &NAIL & …

NEWS / 22 Nov 2018


Cosmoprof Asia’s “One Fair, Two Venues” formula proved successful yet again in its 23rd edition, exceeding expectations and maintaining the exhibition’s distinctive position as the ultimate meeting point for beauty professionals, industry insiders and innovative brands in Asia. Cosmopack Asia, which took place at the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) from 13 to 15 November, hosted exhibitors from the avant-garde supply chain: leaders in raw materials and ingredients, machinery and automation, primary and secondary packaging, contract manufacturing, applicators and private labels. Meanwhile, Cosmoprof Asia took place at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from 14 to 16 November and focused on finished goods across all the main cosmetic sectors: perfumery and cosmetics, beauty salon and spa, hair, nail, and accessories, as well as natural and organic. 87,284 attendees from 135 countries and regions of the global beauty industry visited the two show venues, marking an increase of 4.2% from 2017. Among them 62,964 came from abroad, up 3.2% from last year. Attendees were given a chance to engage with 3,030 exhibitors from 53 countries and regions to see and experience new trends and products for Asian markets. The show floor space for the leading B2B event occupied an exhibition area up to …

NEWS / 19 Nov 2018


New agreement with Beauty Fair to bring the leading international companies in the sector to Brazil   An agreement has been reached between BolognaFiere Cosmoprof, organizer of the events of the Cosmoprof platform in the world, and Beauty Fair – Feira Internacional De Beleza Profissional, the event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, for professionals and distributors of the local cosmetic industry. “We are proud to announce this new step for the international platform of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna – says Gianpiero Calzolari, President of BolognaFiere – Our network involves more than 370,000 professionals and more than 7,000 companies: in Bologna , Las Vegas, Hong Kong and Mumbai. Thanks to the support of the Italian Ministry of Economic Development and ITA – Italian Trade Agency, and with the collaboration of Cosmetica Italia, Cosmoprof continues its growth in the main markets, playing a key role for the development of the sector. ” Beauty Fair is the reference event for the beauty sector not only for Brazil, but for the whole South America. Founded in 2005, the event involves professionals and distributors of the South American markets. More than 500 companies are present, with more than 2,000 brands represented, for an exhibition area of 80,000 …

NEWS / 15 Nov 2018


Cosmoprof Asia 2018, the most important B2B event for the beauty industry in the Asia-Pacific region, has announced the winners of Cosmoprof Awards Asia last night at the Awards Ceremony and Reception at Chancellor Room of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Some 200 guests of finalists, executives from trade association, buyers, judges, media and influencers gathered to celebrate with the 10 winning companies for their innovation, excellence and passion to the industry. All winners were awarded a prestigious trophy designed by Centdegrés which they get to keep as a permanent reminder of their great triumph. The Awards are created in partnership with international trend agency BEAUTYSTREAMS to recognise the most outstanding beauty products in each exhibition venue. Cosmopack Asia Awards celebrates innovation, creativity and design for the supply chain; Cosmoprof Asia Awards recognises the best strategies to build brand awareness and marketability. “This year we are very excited to have received as many as 529 entries from 274 exhibitors who have participated in the awards from all over the world. As a result 2018 is a record-breaking edition, clearly indicating the global reach of Cosmoprof Asia, the increasing significance of the industry and growing interest from the market,” says …