History

For over half a century, HCM has been walking the path for beauty.

  • 2010s

  • 2017

    Developed Korea's very first cosmetics containing Sialyllactose, found in colostrum

  • 2016

    Relocated and newly established C & I Research Lab

  • 2014

    Certified for ISO 22716 in production and quality control of superior cosmetics.

  • 2013

    Certified by KFDA for CGMP (production and quality control of superior cosmetics).
    Developed a new formulation for massage oil foam.

  • 2012

    Developed whitening functional cosmetics containing Fagopyrum Tataricum Seed Extract.

  • 2011

    Hankook Cosmetics Manufacturing Co., Ltd. achieved no injury records for 7times from the standard (2,680 days).

  • 2010

    Acquired approval for Korea’s first a double-functioning element of VCCE for wrinkle care and whitening.
    Developed pressed powder type whitening functional cosmetics.

  • 2000s

  • 2009

    Hankook cosmetics Manufacturing Co., Ltd. obtained CGMP follow-up management screening certification.
    Received Excellence Award from Health Industry and Technology Awards (Director Award of Korea Health Industry Development Institute).

  • 2008

    Acquired approval for Korea’s first a new wrinkle care functional material of VCCE (Vitamin C Cetyl Ether).

  • 2007

    Winner of the Technological Innovation Business Awards (New Technology Product Segment)
    Winner of the Industrial Security Business Awards (Manufacturing Segment)
    Acquired approval for Korea’s first water resistance functional cosmetics.

  • 2006

    Received Top 100 Best Patented Products Grand Prize (Minister Award of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy).
    Acquired KFDA for functional Cosmetics of whitening, containing Tissue-cultured Wild Mountain Ginseng Adventitious Roots Extract.

  • 2005

    Developed Korea’s first Ephedrin-removed functional base material from Ephedra Sinica Extract.

  • 2001

    Developed Korea’s first cosmetics containing the key ingredient for Anti-aging and Anti-wrinkle Adenosine.
    Developed base material for cosmetics with Tissue-cultured Wild Mountain Ginseng Adventitious Roots Extract.
    Attained approval for Korea’s first functional sun protection.

  • 1990s

  • 1999

    Developed Water Drop Formulation cosmetics.
    Hankook Cosmetics Manufacturing Co., Ltd. certified as CGMP enterprise.

  • 1998

    Awarded the Elegance Engineering Innovation from the highest authority of cosmetics journal, Cosmetics & Toiletries

  • 1997

    Developed Naturalistic Cosmetics containing phytocarrier with extracts from 11types of plants (MME Technique)

  • 1993

    Developed technology to maximize skin penetration and affinity by blue cosmetic ultra particle formula

  • 1980s

  • 1988

    Developed cosmetics exclusive for sensitive skin.
    Developed Korea’s first Liposome cosmetics.

  • 1987

    Developed Korea’s first Mousse type cosmetics.

  • 1984

    Awarded as the best company in Korea for 3years in a row from Korea Management Association

  • 1981

    Technical cooperation with LANCÔME, France

  • 1980

    Technical cooperation with L’OREAL Group, France

  • 1970s

  • 1979

    Developed Korea’s first Subacid Cosmetics.

  • 1978

    Listed on Korea Stock Exchange.

  • 1974

    Developed Korea’s first Liquid Shampoo

  • 1970

    Developed Korea’s first Hydrophilic Cosmetics balanced on Integumentary system

  • 1960s

  • 1962

    Hankook Cosmetics Manufacturing Co., Ltd. was established.
    Developed Hydrophilic Hair Cosmetique