The event will be held on Wednesday 4 February 2009 at the London Marriott County Hall Hotel. This event includes conferences and B2B meetings.
This event is free to attend and will bring together French cosmetics producers and exporters with British importers, wholesalers and retailers. It offers a unique opportunity of direct contact via networking sessions and face-to-face meetings.
Companies due to attend are listed below; more details of the French participants are available upon request.
For more than 30 years, Biologique Recherche has developed powerful and innovative skincare products. Its formulas are rich in botanical, marine and biological extracts. The company takes a clinical approach to beauty by using pure, concentrated, raw ingredients, as well as innovative and meticulous methodologies. Biologique Recherche’s products are available in 35 countries.
Charme d’Orient, which specialises in designing and distributing Oriental cosmetic products, was founded in 1998. Its products include Oriental hair-removal wax, massage oil as well as body- and facial-care products. The company’s range is available in beauty salons, hotels, spas and department stores.
OcéAnge was created in 2004. It has developed two lines: OcéAnge Anti-age caviar complex, a complex anti-ageing product made from caviar and the seaweed Spirulina Maxima; and OcéAnge Before / After process, which aims to provide an immediate reduction in wrinkles, thanks to ultra-effective corrective care.
Laboratoires d’Armor has been developing high-quality beauty products combining natural and innovative ingredients for the past 20 years. All the richness of the sea has been harnessed to develop effective cosmetic lines: Algologie and Fleur de Mer. Laboratoires d’Armor specialises in small and medium-size series and is an ideal partner to create a personalised product range.
Copines is an independent make-up brand which aims to offer consumers a high-value brand at a low price. It specialises in the latest and most fashionable products and colour ranges. Sandra Maciano, the in-house artistic director and professional make-up artist, designs new products and colour shades following the latest trends, with special attention given to quality in texture and packaging.
Home Institut Paris specialises in the research and development, production and distribution of cosmetics and toiletries. Home Institut has designed, manufactured and promoted several famous registered brands, including Les Karités, J’épill, Look’n Relax and Plombières-les-Bains. The company has more than 15 own brands in the cosmetics sector.
DKZ France Créations
The founders of DKZ France Créations were inspired by their experience in thalassotherapy and perfumery to create a range offering consumers both beauty and authenticity. The company’s products use the inexhaustible resources of the Mediterranean: DKZ France Créations specialises in developing natural products made of ingredients such as olives, roses and marine resources.
Codina has 30 years’ experience in raw oilseed products. By relying on quality raw materials and efficient collection methods, Codina is able to offer a complete range of oils and pure body butters. Thanks to its focus on traditional working methods, Codina has been able to develop its range and fill a market niche, while respecting simple manufacturing principles.
Elaÿs® has developed facial and body skincare products made with natural ingredients – one of them being the vines of Champagne – which can contribute to the repair and rebuilding of the skin at cellular level. In its commitment to research, the selection of active ingredients and the use of environmentally friendly production methods, Elaÿs® has made sustainable development a priority.
SD Group – Biostase and Laboratoires Marins
SD Group manufactures a wide range of professional cosmetics for the face and body, which are designed and adapted to suit any skin type. The company also makes a range of food supplements. SD Group’s products are made with ingredients including Collagen type 5, highly polymerised DNA, hyaluronic acid, fibriline and protamine sulfate, as well as marine extracts. The company’s cosmetics are mainly designed for use in spas, wellness and thalasso centres and beauty institutes.
About the Trade Commission of the French Embassy
The event organised by the French Trade Commission will take place at London Marriott County Hall Hotel (Westminster Bridge Road – London – SE1 7PB – England) on Wednesday 4 February 2009 between 9.00am and 6.00pm, with a buffet lunch from 1.00pm.
The Trade Commission of the French Embassy in London promotes trade development between France and the UK by offering a range of services to French companies. The Consumer Goods Department organises B2B events in the form of conferences and networking opportunities, mainly in London.
To confirm your interest in taking part in this French Cosmetics Day or to receive more information about the event and the French participants, please contact Mr Charles Velluet.
Mr Charles Velluet
French Trade Commission
T: +44 (0) 20 7316 4165