In the run-up to the industry's biggest event, Cosmoprof in Italy, Hairstyle in Belgium and the In-Cosmetics in France will already be touching on emerging beauty trends.

Professional Beauty Awards
March 8
London, UK

The best in British spas, hairdressing, makeup, nails and men's grooming will be honored at the award show in the British capital.

Hairstyle Benelux
March 14-15
Kortrijk Xpo, Belgium

Hairstyle is the most complete professional trade fair for hairdressers in Benelux countries. Approximately 170 exhibitors will be onsite to display their new products, their new collections and their vision of the fashion trends for the next six months. The event will welcome 23,000 visitors.

MAC Viva Glam release
March 18

Lady Gaga's and Cyndi Lauper's "From Our Lips" lipsticks for MAC's Viva Glam range will be a shade of electric pink, costing $18. All proceeds go to the MAC Aids Fund.
The brand's collaboration with Liberty of London launches March 11.

April 13-15
Paris, France

The event, which brings together the world's leading cosmetics suppliers, production and marketing specialists, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, showcasing a range of new and innovative cosmetic ingredients and services, as well as offering crucial insights into scientific advances and emerging trends. Mondial Spa & Beauté, a fair that presents the current trends in the spa sector, will run concurrently.

April 16-19
Bologna, Italy

Cosmoprof, which hosts editions in Europe, Asia, and the US, is the world's most important beauty and cosmetics event. It features special exhibitions for perfumery, spa, and packaging and is the one must-see fair in the beauty professional's annual calendar.