14-Nov-2017 - DKSH Management Ltd.

DKSH opens its first dedicated color cosmetics innovation center in Korea

DKSH has opened an innovation center in Seoul, dedicated solely to the development and formulation of color cosmetics. The facility, which houses a range of high-end equipment, will strengthen DKSH’s position as a strategic partner for personal care innovation and formulation.

DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials, a leading ingredients and specialty chemicals distributor and provider of Market Expansion Services, has opened an innovation center in Seoul, Korea. The center is DKSH’s first to specialize in color cosmetics, catering for face, eye, lip and nail make-up applications.

Located at DKSH’s Korea head office in Seoul, the center provides a range of services to companies in the personal care and cosmetics industry, including product evaluations and comparisons, localized guide formulations and the provision of samples, assistance with quality claims as well as support and regulatory consultation for the Korean cosmetics market.

The new center joins a global network of twelve DKSH innovation centers dedicated to the personal care and cosmetics industry.

Cesar Saez, Vice President, Global Personal Care Industry, Performance Materials, DKSH commented: “We are very proud to open our first innovation center dedicated solely to color cosmetics. Korea is the world’s hub for trendsetting color cosmetics and the facility will allow us to assess new technologies, innovate world-class formulations and strengthen our global business development. The center will grow our position as a key partner for cosmetics companies in the region and beyond.”

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