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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?

  • Kobo is motivated to support NJ during the pandemic
  • Kobo's KCL-027 is a hand sanitizer formula created by our application lab for our employees. Please contact us if you are a supplier interested to partner with us to serve the community.
  • Color Forecast 2020 Trendy colors and their engagement into senses and textures are ready to be infused into your next color cosmetics project.
  • NOE Treatment Natural (NOE) Treatment, using Hydrogenated Olive Oil Stearyl Esters. Hydrophobic, stable treatment, with low odor, imparts color, coverage and spreadability to formulas. Improves pressability: powders can be pressed without additional binders.
  • RAYON FIBER 3.3T-0.8mm(S) made of a natural cellulose derivative, has a unique “cloud” shape cross-section, a which allows it to align with lashes, providing lengthening and thickening to mascaras
  • HEV/Blue Light Protection The 35 nm TiO2 used in TNP45TEL dispersion was shown to be effective in attenuating HEV light. A tinted dispersion (TNP45TELR) using the same TiO2 and a transparent Red Iron Oxide combination gives a pleasing appearance and finish on the skin