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Our Journey

100 Years of responding to buyers needs

Since 1924, our company has been producing supreme quality products for Japanese beauty salons and professionals. Japan based customers are very particular about receiving quality, thus, keeping the same in mind, we started producing our effective line of Hair Soaps.

Priority to philosophy by top management

Supporting people in living healthily and beautifully is the philosophy of our establishment. We are lucky to have extremely supportive management, which emphasizes on quality and ensure customers get skin and hair beautifying products at the right cost. 

Stable Management 

Our company has been awarded with the best management award, The Inamori Entrepreneur Award and Award for Outstanding Compliance in Reporting Corporate Tax, Taito-ku. These awards depict our dedication to serve buyers excellent products. 

Challenges

We, at KIKUBOSHI Co., Ltd. take on challenges, prove our worth and win market competition. Since the beginning, we have been taking challenge of serving only the right products, offering the right services, employing new techniques in production and so much more. It is the result of our challenge taking ability that our company has grown to become a better provider of quality-made Hair Soaps. 

Manufacturing Stance

We carry out our business activity of introducing finest beauty products with complete responsibility, honesty and sincerity. We own a widespread and advanced production house for producing beauty products of great quality and high effectiveness. 

Our DNA

Sincerity, Creativity, Professionalism and Challenge taking ability define our company. As per the philosophy of our founder, we are giving major importance to both manufacturing quality and quantity. We have done many innovations in the past. We started with production of razors and scissors, then began developing brushes and combs and during 1940, started production of cosmetics. 

Innovations By Our Founder

Our founder uniquely created scissors, cosmetics, electrical products, chairs and steamers. He developed such a broad line of products to satisfy demands of customers wanting simply the best of diverse products. 

KIKUBOSHI Particularity

In providing beautification services, professionals like hair stylists, barbers, make-up artists, etc., use their hands. For beautification, we believe, only hands can do wonders and not machines which is why we, from our end, make sure that customers are provided with certainly the best quality products that support in better beautification. 

Our Innovation

Our foundation goes back to many decades. In such a long span of time, we have introduced a large array of products with the support of our robust R&D department and continuous innovation. One of our best innovations is Super Protect Cream, a hair color protecting cream. This cream is helpful in dyeing only hair, not the scalp. In addition, we have innovated COCO Natura, a cosmetics brand for sensitive skin. Natural ingredients are used in making cosmetics, which are further served under this brand name. Also, we have innovated Vibrational Irons or Straightening Rods for straightening hair. These irons have advanced technology to control frizz and make hair straight and lustrous. 

Our Strengths

  • Continuous development of effective and unique cosmetics 
  • Maintaining the best standards in products and services 
  • Delighting customers with our proactive communication 

Corporate History

Year

Description

1924

Foundation of Kikuboshi Honpo Takegahana Shoten to supply beauty items to beauty salons and barber shops.

1925

  • Mainly development and supply of Razors, Scissors, Clippers and other important edged tools.
  • Launch of KIKUBOSHI Solid Shampoo.
  • Relocation of office to Kanda-Izumicho, Tokyo in relation with expansion of business activities.

 

1927

  • Development of three storey office building in Asakusa-Kuramae, Tokyo.
  • Introduction of new products like Brushes, Towel Streamers, Combs and more in existing line.
  • To advertise our excellent delivery speed, we brought our own Harley Davidson motorcycle.

 

1931

  • Launch of Electric Clippers.
  • Introduction of maintenance booklet with products.

 

1933

  • Obtained patents for various beauty products.
  • KIKUBOSHI became an established name with implementation of product quality management.

 

1934

Started supplying skincare and haircare products.

1935

  • New office building was developed in Asakusa-Kuramae, Tokyo.
  • Launch of KIKUBOSHI Dryer.
  • For the first time, KIKUBOSHI Tsushin newsletter was published.

 

1936

  • Launch of Orion Perming Machine.
  • Perming classes for men and women started getting conducted by our experts.
  • Fabrication and supply of beauty treatment equipment.

 

1937

  • Design of All Reflection Stand for barber poles patented.
  • Water Heater (Double-jacketed) patented.

 

1941

Establishment of Takegahana Shoten and opening up of overseas market.

1942

Hair styling product, Stick Pomade was launched.

1944

Business operations suspended because office building was burnt down in wartime bombing.

1946

Reopening of business in barracks at Taito-ku.

1962

  • Launch of KIKUBOSHI Soap Mixer.
  • Establishment of KIKUBOSHI Real Estate Co., Ltd.

 

1963

On September 1, company name changed to KIKUBOSHI Co., Ltd.

1964

Launch of Star lady Set Spray.

1965

Launch of Cold Liquid.

1969

Launch of FRANCAISE beauty treatment face care equipment.

1970

Launch of KIKUBOSHI Beauty Wagon.

1971

  • Started supplying Sunstar products.
  • Began handling VO5

 

1972

  • Became exclusive beauty products supplying company for Lion.
  • Launch of customized Front-washing sink set.

 

1974

  • Began handling products served under Camellia haircare brand name.
  • SAS1200 Auto Shampoo launched.

 

1975

Started trading of cosmetic products of Vitalis (Lion Corporation), Kaminomoto (Kaminomoto Honpo), Canadian Morning (Lion Corporation), XOUR (France) and Camellia (Shiseido Co., Ltd.).

1977

  • Launch of Sho-on Dryer 700W Silencer.
  • Started supplying Haar Wasserstein.

 

1978

Expansion of our sales network for Brylcreem.

1979

  • Launch of Dolphin Shampoo, Emeron Fleurir Shampoo, PRE SHAVE EAU DE SERAN and High-speed Steamer E-2.
  • Development of Double Container.

 

1980

Launch of KAOSHIN foam perming solution, New Green Punch Perm solution and Lion mens cosmetics brand OLTAS.

1982

  • Publication of AMEMBO PRESS, REVLON Flex.
  • Launch of Reel in Hair Iron.

 

1983

Started supplying Motozaki Iron, Anski Puncher, Anski Cold Solution N Normal, Anski Cold Solution H Hard.

1990

Launch of Mens skincare Milk Pack System.

1992

Product 20CC launched.

1993

Launch of BB cream for men.

1995

Launch of AID PRE SHAVE.

1997

Launch of Body Cleansing Soap under COCO Natura brand name.

2000

Launch of Thinning Scissors and Pocket Monster Cloth (Licensed) for children.

2001

Launch of Hair & Blow, Cool Blend.

2002

Launch of Savonys Super Remover.

2003

Innovated Savonys Protect Cream and Natural Wax Facial Clear Gel.

2004

Introduced Baby Balance (Medicated) Skincare Cream.

2005

Establishment of Metasecosmerry Co., Ltd.

Obtained license of Cloths and Doraemon goods for children.

2006

Started supplying Savonys Manicure Remover.

2007

  • Diamine-free Brown Coat cream for dyeing grey hair developed using sunlight.
  • Launch of Moissage brand, Savonys Scalp Guard and Kikuri Series Tabekonbu Tea (Salt,Plum).

 

2008

Won Inamori Entrepreneur Award.

2009

Launch of Shave-AID brand of shaving soaps.

2010

  • Developed, licensed and patented Vibration Hair Iron.
  • Introduction of MOISSAGE Essence In Cream and Kikuri Tabegobocha (burdock root tea).

 

2011

Launch of Design Factory Powder Lock.

2012

  • Launch of Shampoo and Treatment under COCO Natura.
  • Scalp focused shampoo launched.

 

2015

  • Launch of MOISIST Lotion.
  • Founded new brand, YOROSHI COSMETICS.

 

2016

Award for Outstanding Compliance in Reporting Corporate Tax, Taito-ku, received.

2017

  • Professional Liquid detergent-THIRD launched.
  • Started producing and supplying MOISIST Whitening Lotion, Cranberry Tea.

 

2018

  • Launch of Savonys Wrap-Barbapapa, Natural History and Moon Lash brand of products.
  • Relocation of store- YOROSHI COSMETICS Asakusa.

 


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