111 years ago, chemist Hans Schwarzkopf ran a small drugstore in Berlin. Today Schwarzkopf – one of the strongest umbrella brands of Henkel covers all products in the categories of hair colouring, care and styling. Thanks to its extraordinary growth over the years, Schwarzkopf ranks among the market leaders. Alongside its retail brands (Schwarzkopf Retail), the Schwarzkopf brand portfolio also includes professional products (Schwarzkopf Professional). Henkel is dedicated to the development of innovative product technologies and currently holds over 7,600 patents. Schwarzkopf, always in tune with the spirit of the times, has repeatedly revolutionized the market with technical breakthroughs and innovations. Schwarzkopf & Henkel is one of the largest cosmetic companies in the market.