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Kobo Wins CEW Supplier Award


Its 4-in-1 Multi-Purpose Sunscreen Cream is the Ingredients & Formulation winner.

Kobo has won the prestigious CEW Beauty Award at the NYSCC Award Night event at Stage 48. In advance of the CEW Beauty Awards luncheon, Kobo’s 4-in-1 Multi-Purpose Sunscreen Cream was named the CEW Supplier Award: Ingredients & Formulation winner. 

This new CEW award category, sponsored New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC), recognizes the role that ingredients, formulation and new technology plays in successful product launches. 

“From the beginning, the CEW Beauty Awards have celebrated innovation. When beauty products deliver on their promises, and bring joy to consumers, it is because of quality ingredients and creative formulation,” said Carlotta Jacobson, president of Cosmetic Executive Women when this new award category was announced. “For that reason, honoring the best in beauty must include honoring what truly makes those products possible.” 

Kobo was one of six finalists selected from 40 submissions which were reviewed and voted upon by a curated panel of judges that included leading beauty and personal care brands including members of the NYSCC Scientific Advisory Committee. The judges were: Laura Garratt, Shiseido: Eileen Kim, Chanel; Theresa Phamduy, L’Oréal; Mike Wong, EOS Products; and Tao Zheng, Edgewell Personal Care.    

The other CEW Supplier Award finalists were BASF Colors & Effects for Chione Electric Fuchsia; Catalent Cosmetics for Catalent Superstar Brightening Drone Cosmopod Capsules; Croda Inc. for Shape and Play Cleansing Sand; Dupont for Arctic Snow Crush, and The Dow Chemical Company for AgeCap Smooth Cosmetic Ingredient.

Tomorrow at Suppliers’ Day, visit the Innovation Hub to see, feel and touch the finalists’ and winner’s solutions as well as hear some of their development stories during the Innovations presentations.

Kobo will also be acknowledged at the CEW Beauty Awards luncheon on May 17 at the New York Hilton along with the reveal of the other “Best in Beauty” CEW category winners.  

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