Valerie Dominguez is the first local celebrity for Konzil in Colombia
A night to remember  

One of the most important events of the year for Konzil – one of the biggest hair-care retail brands in Colombia – took place in Bogota, Colombia. Over 150 guests attended the press conference on the latest brand’s news and trends.

Schwarzkopf Professional provided hair styling across all events
Schwarzkopf Professional on the runway 

The Henkel Beauty Care Professional team continued its involvement with major fashion events in Australia, as the official hair partner of the Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival, held in Brisbane from 24 - 29 August.

Kulvinder Singh, Head of Finance and Compliance Officer of Malaysia and Singapore
Attracting top talents  

Henkel Malaysia hosted a group of Master students from Maastricht University in the Netherlands at its Menara office in Kuala Lumpur, as part of Henkel’s ATTRACT program. ATTRACT is a global initiative from Henkel’s finance department, which focuses on recruiting activities in selected universities worldwide.

Aitai Lorincz receives Perwoll Award for Young Designers 2014
Henkel Romania awards a new generation of young designers 

In 2014, Henkel celebrates 20 successful years of doing business in Romania and is supporting, awarding and promoting the true Romanian values -“We care for the Romanian values”- in the areas of education/social, culture/art and sustainability/environment.

Soccer camps for kids 

The NGO Secours populaire francais and Carrefour supermarkets team up to support a Henkel project that offers 100 soccer camps to children.

Henkel headquarters in San Isidro, Argentina
Argentina – Finalist and successful Henkel location 

Henkel has been present in Argentina, the world’s eighth-largest country, with its Adhesive Technologies and Beauty Care businesses for 44 years.

Sergey Bykovskih, President of Henkel Russia
New heights ahead 

Happy 20th Birthday to Henkel’s Beauty Care business in Russia! Employees of all departments celebrated the long-lasting success story in the Henkel office in Moscow.

Henkel in Brazil - plant Itapevi
Henkel in Brazil: a success story  

Henkel has been present in Brazil, the world’s fifth-largest country, with its Adhesive Technologies business for almost 60 years.

At Beauty Care’s Intern Day
Shaping Perspectives 

From Accountancy and Controlling to Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain Management, Research & Development and Human Resources – each year around 1500 motivated students from all around the world gain professional experience as interns at Henkel. At regularly held “Intern Days,” they are also given the opportunity to look beyond the boundaries of their own department and become more acquainted with the extensive diversity of activities and areas the company has to offer. 

Schwarzkopf Professional team
Runway in Singapore 

Schwarzkopf Professional partnered Audi at its Fashion Festival in Singapore. As the official hair sponsor for the event, Schwarzkopf Professional products were used to bring the glitz and glamor for all shows during the five-day event mid of May.

“Daycare Centers for Children” by the SOS Children Villages of Greece
Supporting the SOS Children’s Villages of Greece 

Henkel Beauty Care Greece has started a significant cooperation with the “SOS Children’s Villages of Greece”. Henkel Hellas becomes the first company to support the new program “Together We Shape The Future” which inaugurates the operation of “Daycare Centers for Children” by the SOS Children Villages of Greece.

The Beauty Hotlist 

Henkel Beauty Care products have received a boost in popularity as celebrity reviewers lent their endorsement to two of its haircare products in the latest issue of the Malaysian Women’s Weekly magazine.

Henkel in Guatemala opened a new corporate headquarters
“One roof” for Henkel in Guatemala 

The Central American subsidiary opened a new corporate headquarters. The project goal was to unite the administration of the three Henkel business units Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies in a central location and to create an open space environment to promote collaboration.

“Solidarity Savings” promotion
Henkel supports Red Cross in Spain 

Henkel Ibérica is extending its social engagement program with the launch of a new campaign to raise awareness of the need for solidarity in times of crisis. Under the slogan “Ahorra y súmate a la solidaridad” (“Save and Show Solidarity”), consumers of Henkel Beauty Care’s premium brands are being offered “solidarity savings” on products, triggering equivalent product donations by the company to the Red Cross on their behalf.

Henkel presented the Cerebral Palsy Alliance
Giving for Cerebral Palsy 

Henkel presented the Cerebral Palsy Alliance (CPA) with a cheque of $7,000 to support its Boccia Children's Program for those based in the rural areas of New South Wales, Australia.

Five awards for Henkel in France
“Product of the Year 2014” awards 

The "Product of the Year” awards recognize the best retail products in different categories in France. Each year more than 10,000 consumers vote for the products they would like to see receive recognition, applying the three key criteria: Innovation, Attractiveness & Satisfaction.*

Henkel team in Indonesia helped flood victims
Giving aid to flood victims 

The Henkel team in Indonesia helped flood victims by collecting basic goods for care packages. 

Turkish actress Songül Öden is testimonial for the Palette
Songül Öden for Schwarzkopf Palette  

For the first time a local celebrity is not only the brand face of Schwarzkopf Palette in Turkey but also the global campaign face for Henkel Beauty Care in 33 countries.

2014 Product Of The Year Award for Best Hair Care
Schwarzkopf awarded for Best Hair Care in Australia 

Consumers in Australia have again shown their support and confidence in Schwarzkopf by voting for Extra Care Ultimate Oil Elixir Serum as the best hair care product for 2014. This is the second year in a row that Schwarzkopf has won in the Hair Care category.

Indola raises more than 15,000 euros 

The Indola salons, the Indola marketing team and the Indola technical team in the Netherlands initiated numerous activities to collect money for the benefit campaign “Serious Request” of the Dutch radio station 3FM and the Red Cross - and raised more than 15,000 euros!

SYOSS product launch in Kuala Lumpur
SYOSS debuts in Malaysia 

The dream of having hair that is salon-beautiful everyday is now made possible as SYOSS has been launched in Malaysia on 21 January 2014! Introducing its range of hair care and hair styling products, SYOSS is granting the wishes of many to possess hair for all to envy.

Smashing Stylings with a wow effect 

Innovative formulas and unique consistencies for a wide variety of super cool looks: OSiS+ by Schwarzkopf Professional regularly sets new benchmarks when it comes to innovative vision and a deep understanding of the latest trends. This season, trendsetters go for styled, yet naturally looking looks. At home or in the salon – with OSiS+ you can kill the daily styling routine and get great inspiration for individual and creative styles. Two new innovative products by Schwarzkopf Professional, which are launching in February 2014, offer styling options with a wow effect: OSiS+ Volume Up is the first volume booster spray that delivers instant textured volume and natural movement. OSiS+ Wax Dust with its unique dust to wax consistency provides a dry texture and a natural hair feeling. OSiS+ Volume Up and OSiS+ Wax Dust are available from February 2014 in Schwarzkopf Professional Partner Salons.

OSiS+ Session Label Dust it flex
Dust has never been so stylish  

Dust has never been so stylish! With OSiS+ Session Label, Schwarzkopf Professional has launched an innovative range of styling products with ultra-precise styling performance and premium catwalk styling quality into its partner salons. From February 2014 the successful range in the modern black design will be extended by the addition of a new, innovative product: OSiS+ Session Label Dust it flex, the first mattifying fragranced powder infused with LAVA ROCK. Applied to the roots or the lengths of the hair, the grey powder with a light mattifying effect and appealing fragrance gives instant flexible volume – making it possible to create the latest invisible catwalk styles without compromising on strong volume! It washes out easily without leaving any trace of residue in the hair. OSiS+ Session Label Dust it flex is available from February 2014 in Schwarzkopf Professional partner salons.

Syoss TV commercials with innovative audio tagging
Innovative audio tagging 

Using the Shazam music identification service, Henkel has become one of the first companies in Austria to harness the product marketing potential of audio tagging.

Henkel Logo
Henkel Beauty Care acquires plant in Eastern Europe 

Henkel has completed the acquisition of a Beauty Care plant in Russia from Wellchem Holding GmbH, Austria. The fully operative factory is located near Moscow in the Noginsk area.

Henkel shopperLab
Henkel Ibérica sets up a ShopperLab 

The first ShopperLab of Henkel has been set up in the Iberian affiliate located in Barcelona, Spain. The space of 100 square meters is designed as a real supermarket with different brands displayed on its shelves. The purpose of ShopperLab is to integrate traditional research with neuroscience applied to marketing by means of high technologies like Eye Tracking. Thanks to this innovative breakthrough, Henkel positions itself as an expert in shopping experience and also provides added value to the company’s costumers.

Schwarzkopf named Supplier of the Year
Schwarzkopf named “Supplier of the Year” in New Zealand 

For four years, Henkel Beauty Care Retail is honored by Countdown, New Zealand's full-service supermarket chain.

Shower Power 

Giving the opportunity for a daily shower gives hope & self-respect to people in need so they can secure jobs & improve their lives.

 Dr. Kimberly Scott, an Arizona State University professor
A valuable learning experience 

Get an education and explore the world! That was the advice shared by Norbert Koll, President of Henkel Consumer Goods, and Ed Capasso, Senior Vice President Finance Henkel Consumer Goods, with COMPUGIRLS when the group visited the Henkel Scottsdale office. COMPUGIRLS is a resource program for girls of color between the ages of 13 and 18 that teaches them valuable computer skills to use in college and their careers. The program was founded by Dr. Kimberly Scott, an Arizona State University professor and community activist. Dr. Scott’s goal is to help the girls find an interest and develop skills in the technology field to help establish their career path.

Gliss Restore & Refresh hair care line
The first hair care specifically for veiled hair 

In the Middle East many women wear veils. Their hair is covered for hours at a time and as a result needs special care. Henkel Beauty Care’s new “Gliss Restore & Refresh” hair care line offers the first repair treatment developed specifically to the needs of veiled hair - a remarkable innovation in the important growth region Middle East.

IGORA ROYAL launch at the Hairworld Festival 2013
IGORA ROYAL launched in Thailand 

Schwarzkopf Professional Thailand has introduced a new generation of hair coloring with its newest innovation, IGORA ROYAL. The product launch at the Hairworld Festival 2013 in Bangkok demonstrated the deep dimensions of hair colors created by world class English hair stylist, Lesley Lawson, and was accompanied by a magnificent autumn/winter fashion extravaganza.

The Cut Hair and Beauty salon in Milan
At the hub of Milan 

As part of Schwarzkopf Professional’s ongoing revamp, the brand’s prestigious partnership with Cut Hair and Beauty, a dynamic young Milanese salon with a thirst for new challenges and fresh success has been marked. The two brands join forces under a shared philosophy with common aims.

Supreme Keratin: first professional Smoothing Infusion System
Supreme Keratin – Welcome to the Beauty Hub! 

The times of frizzy, rebellious hair being difficult to tame are over! So are bad hair days as well as women’s frustration about repetitive boring hairdos because of their unmanageable hair. Discover Supreme Keratin, Schwarzkopf Professional’s first Smoothing Infusion System which smoothes the hair and transforms it long-lastingly into glamorous perfection. It provides the solution for beauty aficionadas, who have always dreamt of luxuriously smooth and shiny hair – and effortless styling. Frizzy hair, undesired curls or unruly waves are turned into beautifully soft, manageable, smooth and shiny hair, which is much easier and faster to style every day. Complemented by an innovative home regime, Supreme Keratin provides glamorous, long-lasting results for up to twelve weeks, which are even intensified with repetitive use. Supreme Keratin is available from September 2013 in Schwarzkopf Professional partner salons.

SYOSS Style and Share initiative
Professional hairstyling for children with disabilities 

Students at Yayasan Pembinaan Anak Cacat (YPAC) foundation, in Jakarta have been given free ‘back to school’ haircuts, hair care products and photographs sponsored by SYOSS.

Henkel Japan started its “Shaping Futures”
“Shaping Futures” in Cambodia 

Six Japanese volunteers from Schwarzkopf Professional of Henkel Japan have played an instrumental role in the “Shaping Futures” initiative, which took place in Cambodia during summer 2013. A total of 31 youngsters profited from the basic hairdressing training delivered by the professional hairstylists.

The Essential Looks COLOUR BURST Collection  

Last year Essential Looks started a buzz for high performance colour that sent ripples of inspiration the world over. This year Schwarzkopf Professional used the Buzz generated by the last book as a creative springboard to push boundaries even further.  Powered by their understanding of stylists’ daily lives as well as a relentless appetite for game-changing innovation, Schwarzkopf Professional have created a book that effortlessly combines inspiration, insight and expert guidance for leveraging all areas of salon life. In July 2013, the brand introduces its highly-acclaimed Autumn/Winter edition of the Essential Looks Collection. Welcome to the Colour Burst!

Schwarzkopf Professional launches OSiS+ Session Label
Ultimate styling performance straight off the catwalk!  

The bustle and dash of the backstage during an international fashion show, a professional photo shoot or an exclusive celebrity styling – these are the kind of situations where top stylists need to rely on precise and high performing products for inspiring catwalk styling results. Products ensuring the results that professional session stylists demand are an absolute must. The new OSiS+ Session Label range by Schwarzkopf Professional unites precise styling performance with premium catwalk styling quality, giving stylists exactly what they need to create stunning catwalk styles. The range, which includes Strong Hold and Flexible Hold Hairspray, Salt Spray, Silk Shine Cream and Moulding Paste, enables infinite styling variations and delivers results that look as if they’ve stepped straight off the catwalk. The range is presented in a clean black design and is available from September 2013 exclusively in Schwarzkopf Professional Partner Salons.

The Reader’s Choice  

Canadian hairstylists have voted for their favorite salon products. Schwarzkopf won in two categories: IGORA ROYAL® has been voted as “Best Permanent Hair Color” and top of the category “Best Dry Shampoo” is OSiS+® Refresh Dust.

Manashi at the Schwarzkopf Professional ESSENTIAL LOOKS World Tour.
Not a Hollywood screenplay 

Imagine! A poor orphaned teenage girl living in a SOS Children's Village Guwahati in India gets the unique chance to get trained by a global company to become a hairdresser! She gets a job and one year later she is standing on a big stage in Berlin presenting her skills together with eleven outstanding local heroes, in front of 3.000 international hairdressers! What sounds like a Hollywood screenplay, is the true story of Manashi Bharati. And it shows how disadvantaged young people in developing countries can be helped along the pathway to a better life and a self-determined future.

Henkel Beauty Care was one of the main sponsors of this year’s Eurovison Song Contest
Behind the scenes 

This year’s "Eurovision Song Contest" was held in Malmö, Sweden, and Schwarzkopf was one of the main sponsors. From early morning to late night, everyone involved had their hands full in making sure that all the different events, happenings and tasks went as planned before the big final on Malmö Arena.

Relaunch IGORA ROYAL at Henkel in Colombia
IGORA ROYAL, Real Color in High Definition 

Henkel Beauty Care Professional division in Colombia executes one of the most important re-launches in the coloration’s history: IGORA ROYAL, Real Color in High Definition.

Schwarzkopf Professional’s Shaping Futures
Social initiative hits the news 

Based on the belief that knowledge and education are key for a secure and better future, Schwarzkopf Professional runs the worldwide social initiative “Shaping Futures” that sees young adults being trained the craft of hairdressing by groups of volunteers. Launched in November 2010, the program has been rolled out to different countries all over the world and is constantly getting more interest from the media.  BBC Look North now reported on the pioneering social initiative by screening a special report from two of the volunteering hairdressers in Chennai, India.

At the Earth University in Paris
Dialogue with stakeholders on sustainability 

On April 27, Henkel attended the 5th edition of the Earth University organized at UNESCO worldwide headquarters in Paris, France. Among the more than 7000 participants and 50 highly recognized experts, Uwe Bergmann and Sylvie Nicol from Henkel participated in two round-tables and shared the company’s strategy and perspective on the field of sustainability.

Henkel CEO Kasper Rorsted showed great interest the ShopperLab
The ShopperLab of Henkel Ibérica 

The recent visit of Henkel CEO Kasper Rorsted in the offices of Henkel Ibérica was the perfect opportunity to introduce a pioneering initiative within Henkel’s offices: the ShopperLab.

Winners of the Henkel Innovation Challenge
Product idea 2050: “Syoss BREATHE” 

The international final of the “Henkel Innovation Challenge” in Shanghai saw 18 student teams from all over the world competing against one another. The students had three days in which to showcase their visionary ideas and themselves to a panel of Henkel managers. The jury ultimately selected the team from Germany as having submitted the best product vision for the year 2050. Susann Tiffany Leuchtmann, who is currently studying at the Copenhagen Business School, and Niels Henning Adler from the University of Mannheim are this year’s winners of the “Henkel Innovation Challenge”. In the final, the duo’s idea, “Syoss BREATHE” – a photosynthesis hair care product line – saw off the concepts entered by their international rivals to secure first place. 

ESSENTIAL LOOKS by Schwarzkopf Professional
'Colour Buzz' - The ESSENTIAL LOOKS 1:2013 World Tour 

'Welcome to the Colour Buzz' – the start of a new era. On the 3rd of March, 2013, a global community of 3.000 hairdressers from 48 countries came together to celebrate the NEW, history-in-the-making ESSENTIAL LOOKS collection 1:2013 by Schwarzkopf Professional.

Henkel launches SYOSS in Indonesia 

Developed with and tested by professional Japanese hairstylists, SYOSS will be the first and only range of hair care in Indonesia that provides salon-beautiful results at home, everyday - whether consumers are looking for hair treatments, styling products or beautiful hair color.

Ashland awarded for “Best Supply Performance 2012”
Henkel presents awards to outstanding suppliers 

At the 2013 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Annual Meeting and Industry Convention, January 28 through February 2 in Orlando, Florida, Henkel recognized five suppliers for their outstanding cooperation. The “Best Innovation Contributor Award” was conferred to Novozymes and Dow Corning. Prize winners of the “Henkel Sustainability Award” were Monosol and Evonik Industries. The “Best Supply Performance Award” went to Ashland.