march 2019 14 - 17
march 15 - 18


Cosmoprof On the Road stops at Mosca

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna has just left Moscow after two days of in-depth research into the beauty world. The event brought together the key players from the local market along with industry associations, creating a foundation for new international partnerships and collaborations with the trade show. Positive local market data means Moscow is a fundamental stop for the trade show’s Road-Show program. The cosmetics and fragrance market in Russia is one of the largest in Europe, with growth each year of about 15-20%, showing how crisis-proof it is compared to western markets. According to the latest market research data, 97% of Russian women between 16 and 55 years of age use cosmetics regularly, spending 12-15% of their annual budget for this product category. This market is characterized by dynamic development, with growth in terms of local manufacture as well as a seasonal trend when it comes to importing cosmetic products. About 80% of retail sales take place in specialized channels in the cosmetics and fragrance industry, controlled by these main distributors: L’Étoile, Rive Gauche, Podruzhka and Elize. Participants at the conference organized by Cosmoprof, in collaboration with the ICE office in Russia, had the opportunity to discover the latest innovations at …

NEWS / 13 Dec 2018

Focus on Spa: news 2019

Spa and wellness is becoming day by day a strategic segment for the beauty industry, and Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, being the reference international hub for all the main trends and news for the beauty industry, is working on specific initiatives for the sector. For the 2019 edition, Cosmoprof will provide spa professionals and companies with dedicated seminars and new special areas. For the upcoming edition, the world of Beauty Salon & Spa will exhibit in the new halls 28, 29 and 30. Further to that, a special new area – the Mall – will be dedicated to Beauty & Spa companies which are already exhibitors of the Beauty Forum shows all around Europe. Thanks to the acquisition by BolognaFiere Group of the German group Health and Beauty –  organizer of all the events of the Beauty Forum platform – Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna will host for the first time new companies of these shows, offering to buyers and distributors the occasion to increase their network and business.   We will discover how to be successful in the spa industry with an interesting seminar organized in partnership with ISPA as part of the CosmoTalks calendar. It will focus on today’s top trends and …

NEWS / 10 Dec 2018


Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2019, the leading international B2B event for the cosmetics industry, presents an exclusive preview of the latest trends, innovative solutions and technologies for the sector, providing all beauty professionals with an overview of how the industry is evolving in the future. For its third edition, CosmoTalks will present research, new products, consumer trends and digital tools, which experts in the sector, opinion leaders, trend agencies and leading international companies have identified as the basis for the evolution of the sector. With CosmoTalks, Cosmoprof promotes the interaction between exhibitors, professionals, trendsetters and market analysts to encourage the development of products and services matching the needs of consumers worldwide. More than 30 sessions will take place, with participation from 150 international speakers. Two stages will host the panel discussions, both of which will be located in the Service Center Area, the core of Bologna fair district. At Stage 1, each panel will last up to 45 minutes, providing focused updates on new products, trends, design and technologies. At Stage 2, speakers will have 90 minutes to analyze social and digital communication processes, start-ups and key issues for specific beauty segments. Thanks to the strategic location of the stages, more …

NEWS / 05 Dec 2018

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.  Il Kenya rappresenta un nuovo polo di investimento molto importante che sta attirando investitori da tutto il mondo.   Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna therefore becomes an essential appointment for Kenyan …

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 & …