Our History

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The Korean Beauty Wellness Association

KBWA has been an industry leader since 2004, with a rich history of quality services. Learn about the key milestones and achievements of KBWA.


  • YEAR 2018

    October
    – Sponsored East Asian Spa Industry Union Summit (Jeju, Korea)

    September
    – MOU with Lance Beauty Academy (KL, Malaysia)

    May
    – MOU with Spa & Herbal Exhibition, Seoul, Korea


  • YEAR 2017

    July
    – Organization renamed and registered as KBWA
    – Partnership Agreement with Shanghai DR Cosmetics Co Ltd
    – Web Site Reconstructed

    May
    – Group Study Tour to the Beauty World Japan
    – Group Study Tour to UK and Poland
    – One-week workshop on Aromatherapy and Career Path

    January
    – Partnership Agreement with IOB Labs Ltd (Hong Kong)


  • YEAR 2016

    September
    – Presentation at EASIU Professionals Workshop
    – Group participation in East Asia Spa Industry Union Conference held in Taiyuan (China)

    March
    – Group Study Tour to Bulgaria for a rose oil distillation facility

    January ~ December
    – Supported for the circuit training program by HANMEI instructor group across China


  • YEAR 2004 To 2015

    2015
    – Group participation in EASIU’s Okinawa Summit Conference
    – Study Tour to Thailand for the Beyond Beauty ASEAN Expo

    2013
    – Organized International Conference on Spa Wellness Industry in Jeju
    – Workshops on global trends in beauty and wellness industry

    2011
    – HQ office moved to Jeju island, Korea’s new hub for international exchange

    2004
    – Organization established with a name Korean Holistic Beauty Association