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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?

  • Responsible Sourcing and Manufacturing: Kobo is committed to responsible sourcing in supply chains and manufacture of our products. We are also committed to acting as an ethical and reliable partner, and collaborations to identify resourceful and efficient solutions for market needs.
  • Formulating Mineral Sunscreens: Let's Chat Summer Series by Kobo (USA) - August 11th - 11-12am EDT - Click on the link to register and submit your questions.
  • Regulatory: Let's Chat Summer Series by Kobo (Europe) - August 4th - 10:00 CEST-11:00 CEST - Click on the link to register and submit your questions.
  • 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.
  • 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