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DKSH Business Line Personal Care is a leading personal care and cosmetic ingredients distributor and global provider of Market Expansion Services for business partners in the personal care and cosmetics industry.

We provide cosmetic ingredients to manufacturers in the personal care industry in the skin care, hair care and color, oral care, sun care, make-up, toiletries and home care sectors.

We help our customers to develop new innovative products and applications in collaboration with our valuable suppliers and our team of specialized staff.
 

What DKSH can do for you

With our long-standing business contacts and strategic market insight, we develop new and alternative sources for innovative high-performance cosmetic ingredients that help drive your business success. Through our comprehensive global network, which gives instant access to markets around the world, we provide responsible and traceable sourcing of hard-to-find cosmetic raw materials and products.

We develop tailor-made new product concepts, formulations and breakthrough applications in collaboration with our team of specialized staff from our dedicated award-winning innovation centers. Our market insight and broad overview enables us to scout for trends in products and technology in the skin care, hair care and color, oral care, sun care, make-up, toiletries and home care sectors.

We provide all the required marketing and sales services as well as distribution and inbound logistics for companies manufacturing personal care products. We have the capability to manage your entire supply chain, including import and export management, warehousing solutions and value-added services.
 

Products

Choose your market segment and explore our innovative ingredients and formulations:

Skin care

Skin care

Our innovative portfolio for skin care applications includes:

  • Actives
  • Additives
  • Anti-irritants
  • Anti-microbials
  • Antioxidants
  • Conditioners
  • Delivery systems
  • Emollients
  • Emulsifiers
  • Extracts
  • Fragrances/flavors
  • Moisturizers
  • Preservatives
  • Rheology/viscosity modifiers
  • Silicones
  • Texturizers
  • UV filters

Hair care and color

Hair care and color

Our innovative portfolio for hair care and color applications includes:

  • Actives
  • Additives
  • Colorants and dyes
  • Conditioners
  • Emollients
  • Extracts
  • Fragrances/flavors
  • Moisturizers
  • Preservatives
  • Rheology/viscosity modifiers
  • Silicones
  • Surfactants
  • UV filters

Oral care

Oral care

Our innovative portfolio for oral care applications includes:

  • Actives
  • Additives
  • Preservatives
  • Rheology/viscosity modifiers
  • Surfactants

Sun care

Sun care

Our innovative portfolio for sun care applications includes:

  • Actives
  • Antioxidants
  • Delivery systems
  • Emulsifiers
  • Extracts
  • Moisturizers
  • Preservatives
  • Rheology/viscosity modifiers
  • Silicones
  • UV filters

Make-up

Make-up

Our innovative portfolio for makeup applications includes:

  • Actives
  • Additives
  • Colorants and dyes
  • Conditioners
  • Delivery systems
  • Emollients
  • Emulsifiers
  • Extracts
  • Moisturizers
  • Preservatives
  • Rheology/viscosity modifiers
  • Pigments
  • Silicones
  • Texturizers

Toiletries

Toiletries

Our innovative portfolio for toiletry applications includes:

  • Actives
  • Additives
  • Anti-irritants
  • Anti-microbials
  • Colorants and dyes
  • Emollients
  • Extracts
  • Moisturizers
  • Preservatives
  • Rheology/viscosity modifiers
  • Silicones
  • Surfactants

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Services

As a leading Market Expansion Services provider, distribution and logistics are the essence of our business. We also provide financing, sales and marketing to complete our core service offering. You additionally benefit from a range of tailored value-added services to support your growing needs including:

Innovation & Formulation

Innovation & Formulation

We develop cutting-edge products and formulations from our network of 15 state-of-the-art personal care and cosmetics innovation centers. We generate ideas, ensure compliance and provide technical training to increase market coverage for our clients. Our business partners benefit from a range of tailor-made solutions that reduce time to market and increase competitive advantage. 

Learn more about our Innovation & Formulation services

Sourcing

Sourcing

Sourcing

We provide instant access to markets around the world, including the major chemical producing countries. Our comprehensive network of over 60 sourcing specialists procures hard-to-find ingredients and chemicals and identifies reliable alternative sources for specific quality, price, quantity and delivery needs. We also act as an early trend scout to share knowledge of latest developments and technologies, ensuring our business partners remain one step ahead.

Learn more about our Sourcing services

Regulatory

Regulatory

Regulatory

The regulatory landscape around the world is far from homogeneous. It is becoming increasingly complex as many countries introduce new systems and certification schemes to safeguard their economies. Keeping abreast of these changes can become very time-consuming for companies looking to expand in different markets. Our network of on-the-ground regulatory specialists have a deep understanding of regulatory environments and provide a range of support services to ensure our business partners are compliant. 

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Sales & Marketing Excellence

Digital

Sales & Marketing Excellence

Our sales and marketing excellence function supports our clients and sales force to drive business growth with integrated information management. Through next level digital systems, we provide marketing intelligence, trend analysis and best-in-class reporting. With local insights and a global perspective, we uncover new market trends with reliable market research and introduce products based on hot market opportunities.

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Success stories

We have helped many business partners to succeed in markets around the world. Learn how we've supported them in the personal care and cosmetics industry.

Insights

What trends and developments are impacting the personal care and cosmetics industry.

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