Trade fairs, especially the ones of cosmetics industry, are growing every day, both in size and number of achievements. Paying attention just to the date of these fairs for any possible participation in search of information and business does not bring the dimension of what they can offer. Today, to attract public these fairs are attentive to the researches and market trends, the most profitable markets for new products and, above all, to new ways of attracting audiences. Today they present much more than companies and products, introduces new interactive tools, workshops, lectures, conferences or focus on specific trends as well as technologies for the presentation of concepts and products.

So let’s see what the fairs of the second half offer to visitors:

A primeira a se realizar no semestre foi a Cosmoprof Las Vegas, de 24 a 26 de julho no Mandalay Bay Convention Center, em Las Vegas, que traz cada vez mais participantes internacionais. Foram 9 pavilhões: Austrália, Brasil, China / Tawain, Equador, Itália, Paquistão, Peru, Coréia do Sul e Espanha. A feira é organizada pela North American Beauty Eventos, uma joint venture entre BolognaFiere Cosmoprof Spa, este ano teve a participação recorde de 1.017 expositores de 39 países

Beauty Fair 2015

It is considered the largest beauty fair in Latin America. It happens between 5-8 September at the Expo Center Norte, in São Paulo, with more than 100 conferences and workshops during the 4 day event. In the stands will be present cosmetics manufacturers of small, medium and large from Brazil and abroad, with special pavilions to other countries. The focus this year will be the male market.

The main market trends and behavior of this public will be presented in lectures for professionals working or seeking careers in service provision for this audience, and physically there will be  specific areas for the male audience. Visitors will have access to the booth sponsored by Wahl with the Barber Project, with demonstrations of hair cutting and beard services  in a contemporary and relaxed atmosphere.

Market data of  this public, were surveyed by J. Walter Thompson, JWT, with a thousand men in the United States and England show that cosmetics are increasingly present in male life. Recent researches of the agency show that Brazil will become the world’s largest market for men’s products by 2019.

International survey data indicate preferences for male health and beauty products:

• 54% use products for skin care (moisturizers and eye creams)
• 33% shave or remove the hairs
• 39% use protective lip
• 29% do manicure
• 24% invest in facial treatments
• 13% shave the eyebrow
• 19% do tanning
• 11% use post-tanning
• 10% apply concealer
• 9% use base


Cosmeeting Paris

Also on September, from 15 to 17, at Porte de Versailles in Paris, France, the ITC will hold another edition of the fair, which will focus on the Beyond Beauty Fragrance, designed to perfumers and fragrance houses, raw material suppliers, glass packaging and cartridges and niche perfumery producers in France, with a Masterclass to explore the artistic perfumery and the niche perfume brands. Pas mal for those who want to research this trend. Other than that, the show presents what is always of interest : international distributors, specialized suppliers, new products, lectures, workshops and awards.


Intercharm Ukraine

Intercharm is a complete fair held this year from 16 to 18 September in Kiev, Ukrania by the ITE Group at the International Exhibition Centre, the event always presents companies from all categories of beauty – Perfume and Cosmetics, the Aesthetic and SPA treatments, modalities in that Ukrania and cold countries that make up its surroundings are specialized. But the fair also display products and Solarium Tanning Cosmetics, Laboratories, Packaging Raw and materials, among others, in an area of 14,270 square meters.
MakeUp in NewYork 2015

Organized by Beautem from 9 to 10 September, the organizer of the American meeting will focus this year in Italy and the contributions that the country offered to the makeup, highlighting the fact that the United States was the number one destination of Italian cosmetics after France, Germany and the UK, with a growth rate of 16%, or € 249 million in value.
The show will reflect the Italian industry in general, where the sector is dedicated to the production of makeup formulations or complete beauty services, developed largely by family businesses. Many of them located in Crema, region about 40 miles south of Milan. They will be addressed in informal chats with industry experts, the new fashion trends, the importance of color, which changed the way people buy and also brought changes in products distribution.




Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

Between 28 and 30 September the Organic Monitor performs the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, at Pullman São Paulo Ibirapuera, in Sao Paulo. The international  series of the Summit takes the sustainability issues in the cosmetics industry and personal care for the main geographical regions of the world, in a mission to the adoption of green standards in the cosmetic industry. Each event brings together key stakeholders in the beauty industry: cosmetic manufacturers, raw material suppliers, retailers, distributors, industry organizations, certification agencies, researchers and academics, besides investors,  in a program of the conference, followed by workshop. Among the topics are: Green Formulations, The Evolution of Marketing, Food Ingredients in Cosmetics. The event will also be held in Paris (20-21 October), and Bangkock (2-4 November).


in-cosmetics Brasil 2015

Held for the first time in the country last year, the event was so well received that this year sought a larger space. This year’s event will be held from 30 September to 1 October in the Blue Pavilion of Expo Center Norte in Sao Paulo. In this edition there will be exhibitors from over 20 countries exhibiting more than 1,000 products developed for the production of cosmetics for skincare, haircare, nails and color cosmetics. Held by Reed Exhibitions, in-cosmetics Brazil is the only trade show in Latin America focused exclusively on raw materials for toiletries, enabling the meeting of local formulators and R & D professionals with national and international suppliers. The entire chain of cosmetics sector attended the 2014 edition, including product managers, suppliers, entrepreneurs and business decision makers. Companies like Focus Chemistry, Sarfam, Bandeirante and Cosmotec, actuating in Brazil participate bringing their latest developments and concepts for years to come.


Beauty Africa Exhibition & Conference

From 7 to 9 October, Beauty Africa realized by Informa Middle East will be taking place in the Beauty Africa Ekos Convention Centre, in Lagos, Nigeria. It is the continent’s largest event dedicated to beauty, medical aesthetics and wellness. It presents the latest developments in beauty all over Africa and offers an interesting and strategic platform to establish successful partnerships in Nigeria and other African countries. It will present skin treatments like mesotherapy, electrical body shapers, filling combinations with botox, among other modalities.

Sepawa Congress

The city of Fulda in Germany receive from 14 to 16 October, the most renowned scientists and representatives of the most important multinational suppliers of active detergents, cosmetics and perfumery at the Esperanto Hotel, for a real celebration. With more than 2,100 participants from over 40 countries last year, Congress Sepawa is a prominent meeting place for these sectors of the industry. The strong point is its “Innovation Forum” because it presents an intense and varied selection of lectures on scientific research, current trends and relevant innovations.

Luxepack Mônaco

Realized by Idice, between 21 -23 October is a luxury packaging showcase to bring for the professional audience the cutting edge trends, innovations and daring creations,  inspiring the development of ideas in luxury packaging projects. It is also held in New York (May 2016) and in Shanghai (April 2016).

4th South America Surfactants HPC Markets

CTM Events brings from 18 to 19 November, an unprecedented event for Brazil: the International Fair of Surfactants industry,at the Pullman São Paulo Ibirapuera,  in Sao Paulo, pointing to the Home & Personal Care sector, focusing in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Peru. The event will emphasize a current approach, with RSPO certification, the latest ingredients innovations and sustainable solutions, from the perspective of end users in relation to sustainability, traceability and formulation trends, and other applications surfactants that drive the growth of chemicals agrochemicals.


MakeUp In São Paulo

Assuming that 32% of Brazilian women use make-up regularly (source Mintel), the MakeUp In Brazil 2015 to be held on 8 and 9 December is already a success. So much so that its first edition, held last year now has new, larger space. This year it will be held at the Rebouças Convention Center, with the participation of about 20 ingredients suppliers, formulations and accessories and yet, makeup artists, distributors, and makeup schools in addition to the professional public.

Despite the weakening of the Brazilian economy, the beauty and personal care market continues to stand out among most other segments of the economy. The cosmetic industry is the most pulsating in the country, growing three times higher than the country’s GDP.

According to Euromonitor, the segment of lip products jumped from US$ 300 to US$ 830 million between 2000 and 2014, 73% of Brazilian women use lipstick or gloss. The category of nail care experienced the greatest growth: from US $ 117 to US $ 974 million during the same period. 71% of women in Brazil have used glazes over the past six months. 571 million units were produced in 2014. The segment of products for the face (base, primer, and blush) accounted for US $ 817 million in 2014, with 150 releases a year. 34% of Brazilian women are looking for products that moisturize the skin and 38%, for products that are easy to apply. Mascaras lead the eye segment with 38%, or US$ 832 million, ahead of pencil / delineators, with 29%, and 22% eyeshadows.

PCHi 2016

Other important fairs for the coming year beckon with their offerings, such as PCHI 2016 to be held from 1 to 3 March 2016at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center in Shanghai, China, which  needs more time for companies and / or executives  organize themselves to participate. Improvements in living standards and economic growth in Greater China represent huge potential for foreign companies looking to develop their business. Revenue in the industry is growing at an annual rate of 12.2% in the last five years up to 2015, with an estimate of US $ 19.9 billion on the results  for 2015. Thus, PCHI is rapidly internationalizing and will count in 2016 with several international areas, including Brazil, France, Germany, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, UK and USA.