By taking on the OEM business for this new skincare line, Kose said it will further deepen its partnership with Aman to support the luxury and extraordinary experience it offers.
“Aman Essential Skin”, a new skincare line developed in collaboration with Kose and AMAN CO, will be available in 20 countries around the world, including Japan. It will be used in treatments at Aman Tokyo and other Aman spas in each country.
According to the report, Aman (China), The Connaught (U.K.), Le Mélézin (France) and Aman Tokyo (Japan) will start to use the AQ MELIORITY of the leading brand Decorté in their facial and body treatments in October, November and December 2021. This marks the official start of the partnership between Aman and Kose.
The “Aman Essential Skin” line, which was developed with the support of Kose and OEM, focuses on the damage caused by UV rays, dryness and other external environments that cannot be avoided in daily life around the world. The products contain two precious botanicals, ancient purple rice bran extract and indigo extract, which provide moisturization, firmness and radiance to the skin. And the formula is free of fragrance, alcohol (ethanol), parabens, sodium lauryl sulfate, gluten and other ingredients. The products are priced at $80-$270.
By taking on the OEM business for this new skincare line, Kose said it will further deepen its relationship with Aman, supporting the luxurious and extraordinary experience that Aman offers, while serving as an opportunity to connect with new customers and other stakeholders around the world, evolving to become a company with a worldwide presence.
Commenting on the partnership, Kazutoshi Kobayashi, Chairman and President of Kose said, “In the two years since we resonated with Aman’s worldview of providing unique luxury experiences and working together to create new value, we are honored to have the opportunity to present that value in the form of cosmetics. By experiencing Aman’s detail-oriented ‘Aman Essential Skin’ line, which we developed together, you can enjoy a time of bliss that you have never experienced in your skin or mind.”
Publicly available information reveals that Aman was founded in 1988 and now has 34 resorts, hotels and private residences in 20 countries around the world. 2018 saw the launch of Aman Skin Care, a skincare line, followed by the launch of SVA, a wellness formula to maintain optimal health, and “Aman Fine Fragrance”, a collection of seven fragrances inspired by Aman residences.