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November 10, 2015
Update on the condition of vitiligo-like symptoms in Japan
April 14, 2015
Kanebo Cosmetics launches nude pantyhose
January 30, 2015
Introducing first prestige men’s skincare in Japan
February 10, 2014
Kanebo launches corporate website in Chinese
August 7, 2013
Update on Vitiligo-like Symptoms in Users of Brightening Products Containing Rhododenol: Investigation into the Causes and Measures to Prevent Recurrence
July 31, 2013
The present status of customer inquiries and the progress of the voluntary recall in Japan of products containing the active ingredient and quasi-drug “Rhododenol” [as of July 28]
July 23, 2013
Update regarding voluntary recall in Japan of products containing the quasi-drug
ingredient “Rhododenol” and Kanebo’s Response

April 26, 2013
Kanebo Cosmetics discovers novel hyaluronic acid degradation mechanism mediated by KIAA1199 gene
Discovery opens path to new anti-aging technologies and holds great potential for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other intractable diseases. …more
April 15, 2013
SENSAI Advisors challenged to Top Level in Nice
On 6th February 2013, Kanebo Cosmetics hosted an international competition for its beauty consultants, the 7th SENSAI Advisors Tournament entered by 550 SENSAI Advisors in about 40 countries across Europe and the United States. …more
December 4, 2012
Kanebo Cosmetics reveals new findings on photo-aging induced by UVA
In a joint study on skin aging caused by ultraviolet (UV) rays, the Innovative Beauty Science Laboratory of Kanebo Cosmetics, in collaboration with the Departments of Dermatology, …more
November 13, 2012
Kanebo Cosmetics announces new business vision and growth strategy
As a major step on its quest to become a strong global presence, Kanebo Cosmetics (Masumi Natsusaka, President) has framed a new business vision for the future and drawn up a growth strategy up to 2015. …more
June 25, 2012
Kanebo Cosmetics sales launch in Romania
Strengthens long-standing super prestige business in Europe

Kanebo Cosmetics will be entering the Romanian market in July 2012. …more
April 9, 2012
Notice Regarding Changes in President, Representative Director and Members of the Board of Directors and promotion of Executive Officer of the Company
Kanebo Cosmetics appoints Masumi Natsusaka as new President of Kanebo Cosmetics Inc. …more
April 2, 2012
Discovery of UVSSA gene, possible clue for clarification of ‘sunburn mechanism’
In a joint research with Nagasaki University, Kanebo Cosmetics scientists discovered a gene responsible for “ultraviolet sensitive syndrome”, a photosensitivity disorder resulting in strong sunburn responses. …more
February 13, 2012
Collaboration between Panasonic Corporation and Kanebo Cosmetics
Panasonic new Digital Camera LUMIX DMC-FX80 features a makeup retouch mode developed in cooperation with the makeup brand COFFRET D’OR …more
February 10, 2012
SENSAI Advisors challenged to Top Level in Rome
Kanebo Cosmetics hosts international competition for beauty consultants of its SENSAI brand. …more
December 27, 2011
Kanebo Cosmetics releases SENSAI PRIME SOLUTION
Launch of first step moisturizer formulated with a breakthrough technology to boost the effects of anti-ageing brands applied on top. …more
August 29, 2011
Full-scale participation in the Chinese cosmetics specialty store market
Kanebo Cosmetics strengthens business strategy in China by launching brand for exclusive distribution through cosmetics specialty stores. …more
July 27, 2011
Kanebo Cosmetics expands its Asian business strategy
Kanebo Cosmetics sets up affiliate in Malaysia. …more
June 23, 2011
High-precision imaging of damaged hair structure using differential phase scanning X-ray microscopy
Kanebo researchers confirm effect of new hair-damage repairing component “plant-derived repair lipid”. …more
July, 2011
New versatile compounding technique using biosurfactant enables continuing development of earth- and skin-friendly cosmetics
Kanebo scientists succeed in utilizing biosurfactant derived from yeast in cosmetics
December 21, 2010
New findings on Rhododenol brightening via inhibition of melanin synthesis
Kanebo scientists discover whitening effect through preferential reduction of black-brown pigment (eumelanin)
October 29, 2009
“Cosmetics, Beauty and Brain Science”
Joint research project between Kanebo Cosmetics and the brain scientist Ken Mogi delivers scientific proof that makeup changes brain activity and self-awareness

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