At Kao EMEA we are passionate about beauty and our brands truly reflect that. Whether cutting edge, innovative products for salons, transformative skin and haircare solutions, or luxury bath and shower gels, our brands are committed to quality, safety and high performance.
At Kao Salon Division, understanding the needs of our business partners,salon owners and stylists worldwide is at the centre of everything we do.Building on our long-standing history and foundation of sustainability activities, we support our partners in their daily challenges.We provide solutions that equally respect their, their clients’ and the planet’s needs and that help to elevate them to success.
And as each salon client is different and every stylist unique, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of products and services across our salon quality brands Goldwell, KMS, Oribe and Varis.Combining Kao's extensive research and development power with a thorough stylist understanding, we are driven to constantly innovate and to contribute to a sustainable society with our brands.
Goldwell is a partner on eye-level, offering a portfolio created with and for stylists to cater all their needs. From industry-leading professional hair color and high-performing care and styling products to world-class education and inspiration. Goldwell’s passion is to make stylists and their salons successful and their clients satisfied.
KMS curates inspiration from runways, urban fashion districts and the streets around the world. The products are intuitively grouped into START. STYLE.FINISH. and work best when used in a three-step regimen.The KMS Style Community is the heart of the brand – creatives unified by the powerful language of style. Great style may not save the world, but it can make your day. Because at the end of the day. STYLE MATTERS.
Since 2008, Oribe Hair Care has set the standard for hair care within the prestige category. Blending award-winning packaging and its signature Côte d’Azur fragrance, the collection is designed with talented hairdressers, sophisticated salons and discerning customers in mind. Represented in more than 40 countries, Oribe has become synonymous with best-in-class product performance and technical education, sparking deep connections with its consumers.These are the products of the hair-obsessed.
Our Consumer Division brands reflect Kao’s mission to make the world a better and more beautiful place. With that in mind, we offer quality, premium beauty solutionsfor our customers around the world. Whether it is hair transformations, skin-care solutions, or helping our customers to de-stress and relax: our brands John Frieda®, Guhl, Bioré, Jergens, Curél and MegRhythm offer a range of amazing, customer focused products, developed and crafted with care.This care also goes into exploring how to make our products more sustainable. For us, quality and sustainability go hand-in-hand.
Our John Frieda brand strongly believes that hair can help reflect our consumer´s true identity. But achieving perfect hair, is not always easy. That is why at John Frieda® we’ve made it our mission to transform demanding hair into hair that demands attention. For 30 years, The John Frieda brand has been dedicated to developing products that perform. Truly giving consumers the before/after effect they aim for. This is fuelled by our passion to understand different hair types and the understanding that every hair is unique. Whether brightening blonde, banishing frizz or boosting volume; the John Frieda brand offers specialised transformational formulas to help consumers to release their uniqueness.
It was over 70 years ago that Gustav Guhl began creating high performing hair products based on natural ingredients combined with technological
innovations. The result is a product range dedicated to giving the consumer perfectly cared-for hair.Guhl products are all about making the customer feel
great, delivering perfect results every day.
Bioré is the No.1 cleansing brand in Japan* and the No.1 pore strip brand in the UK** and offers products that uniquely care for pores with proof our consumers can see and feel. Our Japanese beauty roots inspire us to advance and enhance everything we do — innovation is in our DNA. As the first skincare brand to focus on the root of problem skin, the pore, Bioré
Skincare has taken a “Do Different” approach since the very beginning.
*No.1 Cleansing brand in UK* - *Intage SRI, Facial Wash Market, Jun 2017 - May 2018, Accumulated total sales value of Biore Facial Cleanser Series
**No.1 pore strip brand in UK* - *No.1 pore strip brand in UK: Source © 2019 Nielsen data, value and unit share, Strip Format with Medical Skincare (client defined) 52 w/e 16.03.19 GB Total Coverage
JERGENS® moisturising collection offers a range of products that transform skin for a noticeably improved look and feel. Since 1901, JERGENS® moisturisers have been dedicated to helping women of all ages achieve soft, smooth and gorgeous skin. Every moisturiser and body cleanser in our collection is designed to enhance how the skin looks and feels. It’s all about total-body beautiful.
Expertly blended in London, Molton Brown’s collection of signature fragrances, bath and shower gels, home and hand care luxuries have claimed iconic status with vibrant colors and bold scents. Carefully sourcing ingredients from around the world, each creation is intricately composed by some of the world’s finest perfumers for a truly indulgent, memorable experience. Molton Brown are proud to hold a Royal Warrant for the supply of toiletries by appointment to Her Majesty the Queen.