Year after year, the Cosme Tokyo and Cosme Tech trade show continues growing. With 780 exhibitors from 40 countries/regions, a 25% growth compared to 2016, the leading Japanese tradeshow dedicated to personal care products is becoming an unmissable event. Twelve national pavilions will gather exhibitors from Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, New Zealand, Poland, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, USA, Spain.

The organisers expect to welcome about 30,000 visitors (versus 23,295 in 2016).

Actually, this annual event is a two-in-one show: Cosme Tokyo, dedicated to finished products from all around the world, and Cosme Tech, dedicated to the suppliers of cosmetic brands, (ingredients, packaging, contract manufacturing, etc.).

Organic and natural cosmetics

While the organic and natural cosmetics market has been growing steadily in Japan and Asia over the recent years, the event will host numerous brands and suppliers focusing on sustainable cosmetics. The natural and organic brands exhibiting at the show include for instance:

- AuFloras Springfields Hand Cream, a natural cosmetics brand established in Australia by strict Vegan husband and wife.
- Plenus All In One Shampoo, a multifunctional shampoo made with Japanese Alps pure water and 16 kinds of plant components and the fragrance of floral herb.
- Skinfood Body Butter, a product born from the nature of New Zealand using natural and paraben-free materials.

As far as organic and natural ingredients are concerned, exhibitors in the Cosme Tech part will also showcase their own innovations:

- I.T.O. CO., LTD. will present GO-VC a new nonionic and amphilic ascorbic-acid derivative offering skin moisturizing, anti-acne, whitening, high stability, anti bacteria, and more.
- A natural surfactant made by fermentation by Kaneka Corporation.
- Yama No Kibudou Crystal Sap eco, by Sako-Honten Co., Ltd., an extract of crimson glory vine (Vitis coignetiae), a native plant from Japan, now organically grown in orchard and now finding its new usage for cosmetics with high moisturising effect.