Cosmoprof Asia 2018, the leading B2B event for the beauty industry in the Asia-Pacific region, announced the winners of Cosmoprof Awards Asia
The Chancellor Room of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre was the venue for the Awards Ceremony and Reception for some 200 guests of finalists, executives from trade association, buyers, judges, media and influencers gathered to celebrate the 10 winning companies recognised for their innovation, excellence and passion for the beauty industry.
Centdegrés designed the trophies presented to the winners of the Awards, created in partnership with international trend agency BEAUTYSTREAMS highlight the most outstanding beauty products in each exhibition venue.
Cosmopack Asia Awards celebrates innovation, creativity and design for the supply chain, while Cosmoprof Asia Awards recognises the best brand awareness and marketability strategies.
“This year we are very excited to have received as many as 529 entries from 274 exhibitors who participated in the awards from all over the world, making 2018 a record-breaking edition. This clearly confirms the global reach of Cosmoprof Asia, the increasing significance of the industry and growing interest from the market,” says the Organiser of Cosmoprof Asia. “We look forward to seeing more outstanding products and innovations contributing to record-breaking years in further editions.”
“We are honored to work with Cosmoprof Asia to curate the Cosmoprof Awards for 2018,” says Lan Vu, CEO of BEAUTYSTREAMS. “This initiative is key in encouraging innovation and creativity in the international beauty industry. It has been an exciting journey this year, resulting in so many new ideas, pioneering products and trends-in-the-making. We anticipate partnering with the Cosmoprof Awards Asia going forward into the future and further supporting this dynamic and important industry.”
Below is a list of winners in each category as selected by an expert jury of 21 members.
COSMOPACK ASIA AWARDS
• Ice Crumble Transparent Compact Highlighter – B. Kolormakeup & Skincare S.p.a. (Italy)
Ice Crumble reproduces thin sheets of fragmented ice to create an evanescent pearly material. An extra-sensory intangible powder that covers the face in a multitude of light effects for a translucent frosted finish, emphasized by the use of pearls with exceptional shine. A work of manual art, delicate and minimalistic, it is ideal for a sophisticated ice queen look.
Make-up Packaging Technology and Design
• Magnetcara – Cosnine, Inc. – Cosnine, Inc. (Korea)
A high-tech magnetic metal wand guarantees expert application of a mascara formula containing ingredients such as iron oxide and vegetable wax. The combination offers the triple effect of volumizing, curling, and lengthening lashes.
• Enzymatic Whitening Bi-Gel – Pink Frogs S.r.l (Italy)
A dual-textures beauty treatment; a lipogel to exfoliate, purify and smooth the skin, and a hydrogel to give a whitening and brightening effect to the complexion. The perfect combination to ensure radiant and protected skin.
Skincare Packaging Technology and Design
• MAGNETIC DROPPER – Virospack S.L.U. (Spain)
An innovative dropper, fitted with an exclusive and patented magnetic attraction sealing system, consists of two pieces that contain a multitude of components for an innovative, functional, safe and customizable final result.
Green Packaging and Formula
• PLA Bottle with Rice Bran – Bottlemate (Taiwan) Inc. (Taiwan)
PLA combined with rice bran are used to reduce the proportion of plastic within the bottle. While the inner layer of the bottle is made of polyethylene (PE), the outer layer is made of rice bran and polylactic acid (PLA), giving the finished product a natural brownish colour akin to the colour of rice bran.
COSMOPROF ASIA AWARDS WINNERS
• Physiocoiffeur Evolution Intensive Hair Booster Program – Laboratoire Sintyl S.A (Switzerland)
An innovative treatment that meets the specific needs of the scalp and hair to fight hair loss and promote natural hair growth. This scientifically-proven formula fights the signs of capillary aging, intensifying and strengthening the hair.
• Kuramoto-No-Shizuku Foundation – Izavell Co., Ltd (Japan)
Kuramoto No Shizuku Foundation contains Sake Lees Extract from the traditional Miyakotsuru Shuzo brewery in Kyoto, as well as Oryza Sativa (Rice) Germ Oil, rich in Super Vitamin E that is highly stable and resists oxidation.
• Idea’l UV-LED/LED Gel – Silcare sp. zo.o. sp. k. (Poland)
IDEA’l UV-LED/LED Gel is a solution which protects your nails against external factors and simultaneously allows them to rebuild as the natural nail plate grows. The product is easy to shape and work with and its thick consistency makes it suitable for professional and beginner stylists.
Natural & Organic Product
• 3 in 1 Anti Blue Light Facial Oil – Borlind GmbH (Germany)
Nourishing ingredients such as Inca omega oil, kahai oil and Himalayan cherry oil fortify the skin’s natural barrier and add suppleness, while Marigold, an anti-aging dry oil that leaves skin relaxed and regenerated, protects against blue light radiation. This vegan, mineral-oil-free product is scientifically confirmed as efficacious and skin-compatible.