We are Schwarzkopf Professional® – At Hudson Hair what we love about Schwarzkopf is that they are always Reinventing hair. Today, their hairdresser community stretches around the globe with one common bond: an absolute passion for hair.
DID YOU KNOW...
Discover some of our favourite facts, as we reflect on 120 years of Schwarzkopf Professional®…
- Schwarzkopf® was founded by Hans Schwarzkopf in 1898. Our now famous logo is a result of his last name, which literally translates into 'black head'.
- Hans Schwarzkopf created the first hair wash powder called Schaumpon which was one of the first branded products to be launched in the beauty market.
- 1960 was a huge year for Schwarzkopf® as the whole world welcomed the eternally popular IGORA ROYAL®. Now, with a portfolio of over 120 shades, this innovative salon colour brand is a name synonymous with color.
- Every hairdresser that wins three times in the same category of the annual Hairdresser of the Year Awards lives on in the Hall of Fame.
- Since the beginning, over 500,000 hairdressers have attended our ESSENTIAL LOOKS® shows and seminars.
- Schwarzkopf Professional® routinely collaborates with social media influencers to create the most authentic and engaging content.
- The ASK eLearning Academy is available in 15 languages and offers 24 audio-visual eLearning resources, 14 self-assessments and 38 tutorial videos.
- Every year, 12,000 participants visit the Schwarzkopf Professional® Test Salon in Hamburg. Globally, we have seven test salons which are based in Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Shanghai, Tokyo, Johannesburg, Connecticut and Bogota.
- More than 50% of our Shaping Futures students have gone on to become professional hairdressers.
- We recently opened two eco salons in Bangkok, Thailand that solely use ESSENSITY® products.
- We never stop innovating and creating, which is why over the past 120 years Schwarzkopf Professional® has made true milestones in haircare.