Founded in 1959, Ichimaru Pharcos is a global leader in Research and Development of natural active ingredients for the cosmetic industry. Located in Gifu prefecture, Japan, Ichimaru Pharcos gained reputation and trust from world leading cosmetic brands to small scale cosmetic manufactures with its efficient support and service. We became the top R&D Company with our innovative research and technology leading to high quality of products to ever increasing demand in the cosmetic market.
Ichimaru Pharcos develops new ingredients for cosmetics and health foods and also creates new trends. We set high standards and goals regarding sustainability, functionality, safety, and productivity and work hard to search for and develop new materials.
Ichimaru Pharcos provides over 1,000 ingredients for cosmetics and food industry made from natural resources.
UV Care natural active ingredient called “IZAYOI” has very unique biological pathway to prevent sunburn and phot-aging by a newly revealed anti-inflammation pathway “DAMPs”. Consumers get benefit on anti-aging to prevent sunburn, wrinkles and age spots/pigmentation. This item is recommended for sunscreens and skin care for people who become more sensitive to UV with their aging.
CUREBERRY is getting popular because of the latest trend protecting skin from “Blue Light” which is the light around 450nm irradiated from PC and smart phone screens. Recent studies showed that the Blue Light is damaging the skin like UV. This new trend has been followed by one of worldwide cosmetic giant brands, and can be a new big wave in the market. According to our study, CUREBERRY reduced damage of fibroblast cells irradiated by Blue Light. In addition, CUREBERRY is very good and unique anti-aging active ingredient activating GAD, an enzyme synthesizing GABA which has an important role in dermal modeling.
OUGON Liquid B
OUGON Liquid B targets Anti-pollution against PM2.5 by controlling on a path way AhR (aryl hydrocarbon receptor) for the recent skincare trend. PM2.5 is the one of representative pollutants many Asian countries suffer from. We have just obtained new data that “OUGON Liquid B” inhibits IL-1, 6 and 8 induced by PM2.5 on human keratinocyte. This product has also anti-pollution studies on Tabaco smoke, the studies showed anti-wrinkle and anti-pigmentation efficacy in human clinical trials.