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Japanese firm chooses Tencel for face mask

June 12, 2012

Kose Cosmeport Clear Turn face mask benefits from botanical fiber.

Kose, a leading maker of cosmetic products, is using Tencel in a new cosmetic face mask. The Kose Cosmeport Clear Turn face mask range  incudes Tencel botanic fiber, which is based on the renewable raw material, wood and has recieved a well recognized FSC logo from European authorities.

"Using Tencel from Lenzing helps Kose Cosmetport to deliver the highest quality cosmetic product to our customers while the FSC logo ensures we maintain our corporate commitment to preserve the global environment," says a Kose spokesperson.

Tencel is used in a composite structure within the mask to effectively deliver facial lotion ingredients to the skin surface. Active ingredients in the mask are specfically designed to meet the different skin needs. Tencel's smooth surface and purity fiber ensures gentleness in use to promote repeated treatment, according to the company.

Elisabeth Stanger, global marketing director from Lenzing, adds: “We are excited and proud to work
with Kose Cosmeport and see Tencel used in face mask applications. We are glad to see that
ingredients are disclosed on the packages to inform consumers and let them make an educated
choice. Quality proven by certificates and the botanic origin of Tencel makes it a perfect fiber for
Kose Cosmeport’s Clear Turn face masks.”

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