Cosmet’in Lyon

Over the past few years, France has consistently held the top position as the world’s primary cosmetics exporter, and export sales are projected to surpass €20 billion by 2022. These remarkable earnings underscore the cosmetics industry’s pivotal role in the French economy.

Who we are

Since 1962, Cosmet’in Lyon has played a pivotal role in advancing dermocosmetology in the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region, both nationally and globally. It actively fosters this dynamic and innovative sector by igniting its various initiatives. For more than six decades, Cosmet’in Lyon has served as a hub for professionals in dermocosmetology, where individuals with diverse expertise come together to exchange ideas. It bridges the gap between industry and academic stakeholders.

 

Cosmet’in Lyon backs interdisciplinary research endeavors and arranges scientific gatherings to spotlight its members’ endeavors.

Association members

Our history

1962
1962

Creation of the association by:

- H.M. Gattefossé (entrepreneur)
- Pr. J. Cotte (academic pharmacist)
- H/Thiers (academic dermotologist)

1966
1966

dermocosmeto days

1st edition of the JED (European Days of Dermocosmetology of Lyon)

1970
1970

1970

Creation of the first higher education course in cosmetology at Lyon University

2000
2000

2000

arrival of Marie Christine di Murro, operational manager at Cosmet'in Lyon

2005
2005

2005

aunch of the annual SFC (French Society of Cosmetologu) meetings

2009
2009

2009

Cosmetopack consortium launched

2010
2010

2010

Febea partnership

2013
2013

2013

Creation of a website

2019
2019

2019

Name simplification

2023
2023

2023

Updating and modernizing the website

The presidents of Cosmet’in Lyon

J. Cotte
1962-2001

academic pharmacist Creation of the association, the IPIL and the master’s program

Alain Huc
2001-2009

Founder and CEO of Koletica : development of the association’s events with the aim of bringing scientific knowledge to the cosmetics community.

Dominique Bouvier
2009-2019

CEO of Strand cosmetics Europe: bringing together and highlighting scientists (collaboration with Lyon Bio Pôle and attending to SFBMEC French Society of Extra Cellular Matrix)

Nico Forraz
2019-2022

Internationalization (with name change) + transformation of JED into Skin Science Days + creation of the Skin Biology Network

Céline Paillie
since 2022

implementing a comprehensive strategy in the cosmetics through diversification, targeting the wider public in collaboration with the Cosmetic&You group, initiating a reimagined communication approach for rebranding and invigorating the brand image

Board of directors and employees

The Board of Directors is made up of 20 people, 5 of whom form the Executive Committee.

The Executive commitee

Céline Paillier
President
Business Development Director at Biomeca
Sabine Pain
Vice-Chairwoman
Technical Key account Manager at BASF Beauty Creations
Agnès Lavoix
Secretary
CEO France, Dermatech
Anne Charpentier
Assistant Secretary
CEO of Skinobs
Aurélie PAGNON-MINOT
Treasurer
R&D Manager at Novotec

Board members

Dominique BOUVIER
past President, Strand Cosmetics Europe
Nico FORRAZ
past President CTIBiotech
Nicolas BECHETOILLE
Gattefossé
Etienne CAMEL
Institute for Clinical Expertise
Dominique SIGAUDO-ROUSSEL
LBTI, Lyon 1 University
Philippe MSIKA
Rocher
Jérôme LAMARTINE
LBTI, Lyon 1 University
Elodie METRAL
Nagase
Julien CHLASTA
Biomeca
Jacqueline RESENDE DE AZEVEDO
LAGEPP, Lyon 1 University
Marc VOCANSON
INSERM, CIRI
Takashi TERAMURA
Kose
Stéphanie MOULIN
Equitox
Amélie THEPOT
LabSkin Creations
Alexandre GUICHARD

Employees

Marie-Christine Di Murro
Operations Manager
Manon Linaires
Communications intern
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