Award A Life of Beauty

Prof. Dr. Michael Schmidt receives Messe Düsseldorf’s award - A Life of Beauty for his commitment to professional cosmetics.

After finishing his studies in biology, chemistry, biochemistry and didactics of natural sciences in Göttingen, Michael Schmidt started his scientific work at the Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine with the focus on biochemical pharmacology. After doctorate and postdoctoral qualifications, he taught at various universities. His particular interests are biochemical dermatology and dermatophysiology. His research focal points are the function of the skin barrier, skin and immune system, skin cancers and the role of free radicals in the health concept of salutogenesis.

In the cosmetics sector, Michael Schmidt has been very well known for many years. In 1988, he held his first specialist lecture for cosmeticians. Since then, he has been active as an author for specialist articles, a speaker at independent training events and finally as the head of the Trend Forum of BEAUTY DÜSSELDORF. Even after hundreds of different topics, Michael Schmidt does not get tired of the industry. “There is always something new, and I get really excited every time I connect with my audience“.

Award - A Life of Beauty
Award ceremony
on Friday, 31 March 2017
at 4.15 p.m.
at the Meeting Point in Hall 10