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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?

  • Shortlist Beauty Formulations: Wednesday Webinar with Kobo (USA) - April 14 - 11am-12pm EDT
  • Hair Care: Wednesday Webinar with Kobo (Europe) - April 14 - 10-11am CEST
  • Color Forecast 2022 - 2023 based on our prediction of the colors and color families that consumers will want to follow in the near future. Kobo's portfolio of pearlescent materials is the foundation of the shades created
  • 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