At Kao, we continue to perfect each cosmetic brand's defining technologies. Driving that ongoing effort is an aim to deliver new value through beauty care that blends scientific evidence with a beauty empowered by emotional and sensory appeal.
Skin Care and Hair Care
At Kao, we engage in wide-ranging research to offer unique, high-value-added skin care and hair care products that embody our commitment to innovative features, uncompromising quality, and user-friendly comfort.
Human Health Care
Kao pursues the ideal in science-based human health care with ongoing research into product safety and effectiveness for the human body.
Fabric and Home Care
Kao conducts R&D efforts in a wide range of fields, from products for general household use that cater to various needs, to products for professional-use that require high-performance features.
Kao engages globally in R&D efforts meeting the needs of diverse industries, including civil engineering and construction, information materials, paper and pulp, foods, and pharmaceuticals.