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Kobo Products, The Powder & Dispersion Specialist

Since 1987 Kobo has provided innovative, technology-based raw materials to the cosmetic industry. The product range includes Surface Treated Pigments, Microspheres, Suncare and Color Dispersions, Silicone Fluids, Specialties, Natural Ingredients, Effect Pigments, Boron Nitride and Delivery Systems. Kobo has six locations, USA (Corporate Headquarters), Brazil, UK, France, Asia Pacific and Japan (Kobo Dispatek), and is represented globally by independent agents.
To request information, data and samples, please use our electronic order form or contact us.
Main Phone Number: 908 - 757 - 0033
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What's NEW at Kobo?

  • KOBOGUARD® NATURAL Film Formers - Podcast Episode 50 - Click on the link to listen to the podcast on your favorite platform.
  • Formula of the Month: Foil Effect Transferproof Eyeshadow Series - Podcast Episode 49 - Click on the link to listen to the podcast on your favorite platform.
  • KOBOGUARD® NATURAL 3000: is a natural origin resin (INCI Glyceryl Hydrogenated Rosinate), highly hydrogenated, pale and resistant to oxidation and discoloration, available as 70% solution in volatile (NDA) and non-volatile (CCT) natural origin carriers.
  • KOBOGUARD® NATURAL PXF is a natural, water soluble film former, viscosity modifier, and suspension system. It combines two distinct polysaccharide technologies - food grade gums and micro fibrillated cellulose - in a synergistic stable blend.
  • K-RAY® SM MOLTEN METAL and K-RAY® SM METALLIC BLOOM: Synthetic Mica-based Pearlescent Pigment of small particle sizes. Create 3D effects in make-up. Associated with other pearls of different sizes, can generate a metallic foil like effect on application to the skin.
  • EXCEBEADS™ CS-320 & CS-725 are spherical fused silica microspheres, non-porous with a smooth surface and a narrow particle size distribution. They are available in two particle sizes for different effects in formulation. They offer a smooth and silky feel, help provide soft focus effect to the skin and serve as a high performing alternative to plastic beads