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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
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What's NEW at Kobo?

  • Is it Clean or is it Natural?: NoFilter with Kobo - Click on the link to listen to the podcast on your favorite platform.
  • 2022 Color Trends : Wednesday Webinar with Kobo (USA) - December 8th - 11:00 AM EDT-12:00 PM EDT - Click on the link to register.
  • Skin Aging: Wednesday Webinar with Kobo (Europe) - December 15th - 10:00 CET-11:00 CET - Click on the link to register.
  • Kobo Products and Symrise Cosmetic Ingredients enter strategic partnership to accelerate global growth and develop color and sun business.
  • Natural Index and Natural Origin Index calculated per ISO 16128 have been added to each product in the Natural Origin and COSMOS/ECOCERT sections of this website.
  • 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