Japanese cosmetics giant Kao Corporation has dedicated resources to strengthen the presence of selected brands worldwide, with premium brand SENSAI leading the way through an upcoming flagship store in Shanghai.
Researchers from Kao Corporation have identified a close relationship between autophagy activity and keratinisation disorders in the skin, which play a crucial role in moisturising and barrier functions.
Japanese personal care major Kao Corporation has blended carbonated water into a shampoo formula for curly hair to improve the penetration and effectiveness of its curl-loosening ingredient, offering better style control at the washing stage.
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Japanese personal care major Kao Corporation believes achieving a circular society will require a delicate balance of minimising beauty materials and maximising use, with thin-film packaging offering plenty of promise.
Kao Corporation has conducted a new study on the colour cosmetics application of its fine fibre technology, confirming that is able to smoothen the appearance of skin naturally when applied all over the skin under make-up.
An independent report analysing the reputation of 14 of the world’s biggest beauty players around environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) criteria has ranked Kao, Procter & Gamble Beauty and Estée Lauder leaders.
The research arm of Kao Corporation has developed a non-invasive method that can quantitatively analyse physiological changes in blood vessels and capillaries in deep skin tissue, which it said was crucial in studying skin health.
In Japan the long drawn-out bidding war for the cosmetics arm of
consumer giant Kanebo has come to an end after Kao sealed a deal
totalling ¥410 billion (€2.93bn), taking it a notch or two up in
the global cosmetic stakes.
Unison Capital has put forward a management offer - believed to
match Kao's withstanding bid of €3 billion - for Kanebo's cosmetic
operations. However the revelation has not unnerved toiletries
manufacturer, Kao, who started...
Kao, Japan's leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals and
personal care and household products, and Kanebo, the country's
second largest cosmetics maker, have announced a provisional
agreement to consolidate the two companies'...