in-cosmetics Korea
13th - 15th July 2022
Seoul, South Korea

Innovation Zone

Showcasing the latest raw materials to hit the market, the Innovation Zone is one of the most popular features at the show. Each box features a new ingredient, launched within the last 8 months, giving you the opportunity to browse and discover new ways to bring that innovative edge to your formulation. Selected boxes will also come with a formulation display, allowing you to put the ingredient to the test right on the show floor.

Located at the centre of the exhibition, the Innovation Zone is a pivotal hub for R&D professionals to identify, learn and be inspired by the latest inspirational ingredients and product concepts. The zone is free to attend and there is no extra booking required.

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Exhibitors with ingredients on the zone

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Must visit for R&D specialist

Get up-to-date information on how to apply state-of-the-art technology to new beauty concepts. Develop your formulation techniques in areas including technology, natural ingredients, patent technology and industry best-sellers.

Winners of the innovation zone awards 2021

Take a look the most pioneering new ingredients! Congratulations on brilliant winners in each Active ingredient and Functional ingredient.

Active Ingredient


Lucas Meyer Cosmetics IFF


for having marketing elements by combining microbiome with recent trends.




was recognized for its excellence in combining natural ingredients with up-cycling concept.




won Bronze prize for its stability.

Functional Ingredient


Cargill Beauty

StarDesign Power

The judges gave high score for its plant-derived ingredients and sustainability.



Kelco-Care™ Diutan Gum

for its excellence in covering wider ph range with little use.




for an alternative preservation that has the concept and efficiency of clean beauty at the same time.

Attend in-cosmetics Korea 2022

You can hold the specific problem-solving discussions face-to-face with ingredient suppliers from all over the world.

What else happens at the show?

Besides the Innovation Zone, there are many other features of in-cosmetics Korea for you to discover.