Cosmoprof award winners 2018 revealed

By Sarah Parsons | Published: 27-Mar-2018

The Cosmoprof Awards and Cosmopack Awards were a part of Cosmoprof World Bologna 2018

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna has unveiled the winners of its annual awards.

The Cosmoprof Awards aims to recognise the finished product companies the contribute the greatest impact on the market, while the Cosmopack Awards celebrates the manufacturing supply chain.

So out of the 582 entries, who walked away with a trophy?

Cosmoprof Awards


1 Foundation One Drop Miracle, Riju World Int’l (South Korea)

Skin Care:

Sussh Momery Shape Serum, Warew (Japan)

Nail Product:

Nailfix & Chill, Cosnova (Germany)


Celeb Luxury Colorwash with Colorposit, Celeb Luxury (US)

Natural & Organic:

Natural Oils with Biodynamic Linseed, Qadyp Perfrance (France)

The Best of the Best:

Leiselle Adaptive Skin Care, Lesielle Cosmetics (Spain)

Cosmopack Awards

Make-up Formula:

Second Chance Mascara Drops, Gotha Cosmetics (Italy)

Skin Care Formula:

Warm & Cold Program, Pink Frogs Cosmetics (Italy)

Skin Care Packaging Technology:

Ampoule Dropper, Yonwoo (South Korea)

Make-up Packaging Technology:

Bye Bye Brush, Omnicos Group (Italy)

Packaging Design:

Graphic Effects Stylopgraphic Pro Eye Marker, Intercos Group (Italy)

The Best of the Best:

Graphic Effects Stylopgraphic Pro Eye Marker, Intercos Group (Italy)

The Lifetime Achievement Award:

Perfumer Jean-Claude Ellena took home the award for his contribution to the fragrance industry.

Born in Grasse, France, Ellena followed in his father’s perfumery footsteps, entering the industry aged just 17, before moving to Switzerland to take up the first ever place at Givaudan’s Perfumery School in 1968.

His lifetime’s experience in perfumery has made him one of the most accomplished perfumers in the industry, with best sellers including Bulgari’s Eau Parfumée, Cologne Bigarade’s Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, Eau de Campagne by Sisley and Van Cleef & Arpel’s First edt.

He has worked as Hermès’ exclusive in-house perfumer since 2004, where he has been instrumental in creating some of the house’s most popular fragrances including Terre d’Hermès, Kelly Calèche and the Garden collection, comprising Un Jardin en Méditerranée, Un Jardin sur le Nil and Un Jardin après la Mousson.

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