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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 five locations, USA (Corporate Headquarters), France, Japan, Brazil and UK 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
General Email Address:

What's NEW at Kobo?

  • Suncare Status Update by David Schlossman, President of Kobo Products, is the most recent episode of NYSCC podcast, "The Science behind The Art". Follow one of these links (Apple or Spotify) to listen what David has to say about Suncare.
  • Vegan and Cruelty-Free: Let's Chat Summer Series by Kobo (USA) - June 30th - 11-12am EDT - Click on the link to register and submit your questions.
  • How to Formulate Highly Pigmented Lipsticks: Wednesday Webinar with Kobo (Europe) - June 23rd - 10-11am CEST
  • Maquiagem Cruelty Free e Vegana: Webinars da Kobo Brasil - 23 de Junho - das 14h às 15h (horário de Brasília)
  • ASGP Natural Hybrid Surface Treatment hydrophobic and superdispersible; requires minimal agitation and energy during grinding phase; gives a creamy feel, true color, pressing aid in powders
  • Kobo SMC, Solid Microsphere Complexes a series of non-plastic polymer Microsphere Replacements offering stability, texture, cushion and ability to formulate products that feel the same throughout wear and temperature change