COSMOPROF 2014 - A New World of Beauty

COSMOPROF 2014 – A New World of Beauty

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna has always been the perfect stage for the latest trends and the most innovative products of the beauty universe, being a reference point for professionals and specialists of the sector.

This year, the show brought together about 2,000 exhibitors and more than 200,000 visitors around the world. Over 90,000 square meters­ of exhibition space were dedicated to the various sectors of the beauty industry, including perfumery, natural cosmetics, packaging and contract manufacturing, beauty salons and spas, hair, nails.Continue reading

ISBN Roundup

ISBN Roundup

Earlier this week, top executives from the U.S. salon industry gathered at the 2013 International SalonSpa Business Network (ISBN) Conference in San Antonio, TX, marking the organization’s 40th anniversary.

Among the highlights of Monday’s activities included a panel discussion moderated by Cosmoprof’s Pat Neville. Panel participants included Reuben Carranza, CEO of Wella, The Salon Professional Division of P&G North America; Martin Flaherty, Senior VP of Business Development at Colomer Beauty Brands USA; and Kristin Firrell, VP of Product Development and Education at John Paul Mitchell Systems.

Here are some of the highlights from the panel discussion:Continue reading

Nut Oils, Vitamin C, and More at Top European Professional Beauty Trade Shows

Nut Oils, Vitamin C, and More at Top European Professional Beauty Trade Shows

March was a busy period for the professional beauty industry, with two of the largest professional beauty trade shows happening this month: Cosmoprof Bologna and Beauty/Top Hair International Dusseldorf.

Cosmoprof Bologna continues to be a major industry crossroad. Among the trends that caught our attention were product lines with vitamin C, such as Skeyndor’s Power C skin care line, as well as several new launches of BB creams from Algotherm, Levissime, and SKIN79.Continue reading