Short description:

COSSMA is THE trade magazine targeted at the personal care and cosmetics manufacturing industry as well as at the household, fabric care and detergent industry worldwide. It carries regular reports on ingredients and their applications, research and development, packaging and design, aerosol and spray technology, machines and equipment, and service providers to the cosmetics industry. In addition the magazine covers major industry events and exhibitions. COSSMA‚Äôs editorial concept distils complex, detailed information down to the essentials and is essential reading for decision makers in the cosmetics industry. COSSMA is published monthly in two printed versions in English and German.

Because the cosmetics industry is taking on a much more international character selected editorial material in COSSMA will be translated and published in Chinese and Russian.

With your standard advertising booking, your advert will automatically be placed in both language versions (English and German) without any extra cost.

Target Group

Decision makers in the international cosmetics and personal care industry as well as in the household, fabric care and detergents industry, especially in the areas of company management, marketing, sales, R & D, and production.

Frequency, Volume, Membership

Frequency Standard Printed Edition:

monthly, 10 issues/year

Language versions:

German, English

Web Site:




neutral, independent

PDF-Special Editions:

on special occassions
(trade shows, events, congresses)

Language versions
of PDF Special editions:

French, Spanish, Russian

Web Sites:

Circulation by type of business, list of reference readers

Manufacturers of cosmetic products 
of household + fabric care, detergents

hair care, skin care, soaps/syndets, bath- and shower products, women's fragrances, deodorants, colour cosmetics, mens cosmetics, dental and oral care, apparative cosmetics, household care, fabric care, detergents, other toiletries)


Service providers, contract manufacturers and distributors
(contract manufacture, contract fillers and developers, laboratory services, business consultants, distributors of cosmetic products,
other service providers)


Suppliers of the cosmetics industry
(Suppliers of ingredients for cosmetic products, packaging suppiers,producers of process equipment and production technology,other suppliers)


Circulation by job function

Corporate Management


R&D, Formulation, Purchasing,
Production, Tech. Marketing


Marketing, Sales, Export, Product management




Circulation by language versions

German Issue (Standard Edition Print)


English Issue (Standard Edition Print)


PDF Edition, e-Paper
(Standard Edition English + German)