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- Travel Tips
- When: From 20 to 21 January: 10am - 8pm. 22 January: 10am - 6pm.
- Where: Fira Barcelona Gran Via | Europa Fira Metro (L9Sud) or Fira (L9Sud)
- Price: €15 at the box office
- Accommodation Nearby: If you are going to attend the CosmoBeauty event, consult our offer of holiday apartments close to Fira de Barcelona
- Buy Tickets: For more information here. If you are a professional here you can fill in the registration form.
- Website: Cosmobelleza Official Website
After the success of its first edition, CosmoBeauty returns to Barcelona on 20, 21 and 22 January 2018. It’s the Spanish event entirely dedicated to the beauty industry: beauty, hairdressing and wellbeing. It is one of the biggest exhibitions of this type in Europe.
In this new edition, the event takes place again in pavilion 2 of Fira Barcelona – Gran Via where other famous exhibitions have taken place, such as the Mobile World Congress, the Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week, etc.
History of the Event
In 2017 the CosmoBeauty adventure started but the history of the event started long before then. This event began as a result of the strategic union of two beauty events which took place in Barcelona for years. In 2017, Cosmobelleza and STS Beauty decided to stop operating separately and join forces to develop a large international beauty event.
The first edition of the CosmoBeauty event was born and had great success. The event brought main brands and the best professionals in the beauty industry together, not only at national level but also at international level. In total, more than 50,000 professionals and 1,100 brands participate. Around 350 exhibitors set up in pavilion 2 in the Fira de Barcelona with more than 10,000 m2 of exposition space.
Barcelona was chosen to organise this event in response to the fact that the city occupies a very prominent in the ranking of European cities that receive more participants in congresses and exhibitions.
The 2018 edition
This is the first big event to take place in Barcelona in 2018. CosmoBeauty aims to be on a par with the 2017 edition. In the program, there are presentations, performances, conferences, master classes and catwalks. There is an educational aspect to the event as the best professionals in the industry share their knowledge with newcomers to the sector. We will find brands such as Dyson, Essie, Ergoline, Gelish, Nyx, Peggy Sage.
The exhibition is divided into two main parts:
- Hairdresser, barber, nails and make-up.
- Aesthetics, medicine and everything related to a healthy lifestyle.
Let’s take a more detailed look at each one of these sectors
The best hairdressers in the world come to present the latest trends in colouring, drying and haircuts. A golden opportunity for apprentices who want to receive valuable advice from the best professionals in the field.
The novelty of 2018 edition is the area reserved for beard care. The popularity of this sector is due to the hipsters, who have managed to make the beard trendy again. For this reason, barbers also have a place in CosmoBeauty.
In this exhibition, you will find the best make-up brands for fashion shows, body painting, explanations about the best ways to put make-up on, etc. This sector hopes to increase the popularity of body painting among the public and also hopes to promote its eyelash products and its extensions.
The best artists from art nail come together in their reserved space in CosmoBeauty to impress us. The will present the latest innovations in hand and foot treatments, nail polish, nail gels, acrylic nails, adornments, etc.
Skincare and other treatments will be the topic of debate for the aesthetics professionals. They will present new technologies used in aesthetic treatments and the new fashion in natural cosmetics.
Attendees will be able to receive advice from leading beauty professionals and participate in workshops and will have the chance to try the latest treatments available on the market.
6. Aesthetic medicines
New discoveries in aesthetic medicine have allowed treatments to increase in quantity and quality over the last few years. The CosmoBeauty event offers visitors the opportunity to discover the latest technologies and new treatments. You will also be able to attend conferences and workshops given by experts in the sector.
7. Wellbeing and healthy lifestyle
Today, beauty is not just a question of external appearance. More and more people are investing time in taking care of their insides by adopting a healthy lifestyle with regular physical activity and adapted nutrition. CosmoBeauty is conscious of this new social interest and has decided to dedicate an important part of the exhibition to this topic. On the agenda is conferences, debates and workshops about sport and nutrition given by experts in the sector.
Why visit CosmoBeauty?
If you’re still not convinced, here are four reasons to visit this event:
- It’s an event that has gained a certain reputation in the beauty sector.
- The event focuses on training. The best professionals share their knowledge with other professionals and visitors.
- The exhibition offers a program of activities of all kinds: from workshops to artistic shows and body painting.
- CosmoBeauty offers the latest trends in products and services in the beauty sector.
Video of last year’s edition
Still not convinced? Take a look at this video. It will surely change your opinion :-)
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