Heritage

The values that led us through the years into the brand, that we are today.

1906

Our founding father, the independent German stylist Ludwig Kegel, opens his first salon in Neustadt.

1919

The brand appears for the first time (‘Kegel’s Automatischer Desinfektor und Spüler’).

1938

Kadus diversifies its range and becomes a true service supplier.

1974

Kadus is now part of the Wella group, a move which paves the way for a rapid international expansion.

1985

Kadus operates now in 35 countries, but the company philosophy remains unchanged ‘to service hairdressers and to help them perfect their skills’.

2013

Kadus Professional introduces the Education program ‘Learn It, Live It, Share It’.

2014

Kadus Professional presents the creative Global Directors team.

2016

Marked the transformative merge between Coty and P&G Specialty beauty brands; Wella is now part of the Coty family. A global leader in Beauty with 77+ brands, Coty’s purpose is to celebrate and liberate the diversity of consumers’ beauty.

TODAY & IN THE FUTURE

TODAY & IN THE FUTURE

What does Kadus stand for

Kegel recognized the importance of professional technique and appliances
for the hairdressers. The first patent gave Kadus it’s name, a disinfector for barber clippers
and cutting blades which he invented in 1919.

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1906

The year when it all began! Our “founding father”, acclaimed hairdresser Ludwig Kegel, opens his own salon in Neustadt, Germany.

1919

The year when it all began! Our “founding father”, acclaimed hairdresser Ludwig Kegel, opens his own salon in Neustadt, Germany.

1938

The year when it all began! Our “founding father”, acclaimed hairdresser Ludwig Kegel, opens his own salon in Neustadt, Germany.

1974

The year when it all began! Our “founding father”, acclaimed hairdresser Ludwig Kegel, opens his own salon in Neustadt, Germany.

1985

The year when it all began! Our “founding father”, acclaimed hairdresser Ludwig Kegel, opens his own salon in Neustadt, Germany.

2013

The year when it all began! Our “founding father”, acclaimed hairdresser Ludwig Kegel, opens his own salon in Neustadt, Germany.