The Colors

A Cosmetics And Perfumery Conference For The Multicultural Era.

A Feel-good Beauty Conference in Paris.

We invite you to join our annual event dedicated to the rise of multicultural consumers in the beauty industry.

Sustainable beauty will be the heart and soul of this event.

On April 28, 2023, Industry experts who understand the full potential of building a more inclusive, multicultural, and innovative Perfumery and Cosmetics industries, will gather in the magnificent setting of Le Cercle de l'Union Interalliée in Paris.

2023 Speakers announcement: coming soon

Latest Speakers

Salwa Petersen
CEO - Salwa Petersen
Dominique Roques
Head of Naturals Purchasing, Innovation & Promotion - Firmenich
Bilguissa Diallo
CEO - Leydi Beauty
Marc Antoine Jamet
President Cosmetic Valley - General Secretary LVMH
Stephanie Paquin-Jaloux
Director Biodiversity Strategy & Compliance - Firmenich
Valérie Amadala
Founder - Origin Beauty
Frédéric Lefret
Président - AFMB
Alfonso Álvarez-Prieto
General Manager & Founder - Scentmate by Firmenich
Alexandra Legai
Founder - Lakroz
Vincent Chauvière
General Manager - L’Oréal Paris France
Mathieu Chevara
Cofounder - Nez
Ammin Youssouf
CoFounder - Afrobytes and The Colors
Hafoussoi Vandewalle
Founder - Zawema
Christelle Sempe
Marketing Manager Personal Care - Robertet
Sitti Djaouharia Chihabidine
Founder and CEO - VaniaCom
Sylvain Riquier
French Ambassador in Comoros
Alain Hohwiller
Chairman - Solidar monde
Jeanne Pouhé
Cosmetic developer and Co-founder Young Professionals in Beauty
Didier Mandin
Co-Founder - Ak-a Agency
Wassilati Mbae
Expert in the "Valorization of agricultural sectors." - Ylang-Ylang specialist - Brand Creation Consultant
Nadjati Soidiki
General Manager - ANPI Comores
Dominique Brunel
Cofounder - Nez
Candice Colin
Founder and CEO - Beautylitic
Sana Hales
Co-founder - Sanae Rituals
Edouard Detaille
Chief Operating Officer - The Josef & Anni Albers Foundation
Réhéma Cheikh & Moufida Mohamed
Cofounders - CocoMoon
Meryem Benomar
Founder and CEO - Shaeri
Neymat Abou Jaffar
Cofounder - Maison Beaucor
Dieke Geerling
Cofounder - Oltim Lee Maa soaps & Oils
2:00 pm - 2:05 pm
Opening : The Colors Conference Introduction
- Ammin Youssouf & Haweya Mohamed, co-founders Afrobytes
2:05 pm - 2:50 pm
Panel: From Farm to Shelf: Building a Sustainable Cosmetics and Perfumery Sector in Comoros Islands
- local companies and institutions from Comoros Islands
2:55 pm - 3:30 pm
Panel: Beautifully Sustainable: Prioritizing Clean Sourcing, Inclusion, and Environmental Protection in the Beauty Industry.
- Mrs Hélène Hubert, Klorane
- Mrs Yetunde Beutler, Essènci
- Mr Thomas Andro, Firmenich (TBC)
3:35 pm - 4:10 pm
Panel: Beauty Beyond Boundaries: Leveraging AI and AR to Promote Inclusivity in Beauty and Perfumery
- Mrs Fatoumata Kebe & Mrs Khadidiatou Kebe, Beauté Inée
- Mrs Jenny Ambukiyenyi Onya, Fit For Purpose
- Mr Samuli Cantell, Adventure Club

4:15 pm - 4:55 pm
Panel: Market Trends: The Rise of Inclusive Brands
- Mrs Marie Jeanne Serbin Thomas, Brune Magazine
- Mrs Aïmara Coupet, Be Radiance
- Mrs Olivia Paul, Brownskin Beauty
- Mrs Rachel Banza, Elikya Beauty
- Mrs Bilguissa Diallo, Nappy Queen
5:00 pm - 5:40 pm
Panel: Championing Multicultural Beauty: Insights into French Market Trends
- Mrs Hafoussoi Vandewalle, Founder Zawema
- Mrs Wassilati Mbae, Founder Valo-consulting
- Mrs Jeanne Pouhe, Beauty Expert The Colors
- Mrs Gladys Mignan, GM Beauty Studio

5:45 pm - 5:55 pm
Closing: Conference wrap up
Afrobytes conference
All participants can attend Afrobytes Conference at the same venue in the morning.
>> Check out the program
Still hesitating?

5 Reasons why you should join The Colors in Paris:

A Look Into the Future of Beauty and Perfumery
  • Consumers habits and expectations have dramatically changed.

    It's time to bet on the drivers of the economic recovery: more natural, more transparency, more impact, more sustainability, more innovation, more diversity.
Integrating Multicultural Transformation in your Strategy
  • The Colors mission is to contribute to the multicultural transformation of the cosmetic and perfumery industries.

    Our ecosystem is made of an international community of multicultural native professionals.
Invaluable Insights
  • Learn from experts of the Multicultural Cosmetic and Perfumery markets.
  • Hear stories from a thriving community committed to fulfilling multicultural consumer aspirations.
  • Connect with your peers, future business partners or team members.
  • Amplify your network with people reshaping the industry standards.
  • Be a startup, a founder, or an investor, The Colors is the place to pitch your idea to serve the next billion Perfumery and Cosmetics consumers. You'll receive valuable feedback from people focusing on serving longtime underserved consumers. If not pitching your own things, then watch others doing it.

Be part of the multicultural majority.

We're here to help you understand and connect with the multicultural consumers.


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