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a sustainable CLean & vegan beauty brand

AROMATICA is dedicated to producing the purest, healthiest products and educating everyone on the importance of using safe and natural alternatives in beauty.

Jerry Kim

History

Clean and Vegan Formula

Our story began in 2004 when Jerry Kim, a first-generation aromatherapist in Korea, decided to produce safe and natural personal care products for his family. Driven by his passion for the use and efficacy of organic/natural ingredients in beauty, Jerry Kim founded AROMATICA. We started a new era for Korea’s clean beauty industry. 

The Chronicle of Clean and Vegan Beauty

AROMATICA Chronicle

Our Values

Commitment to environmental responsibility and clean beauty

AROMATICA believes in a more responsible world and pledges to conduct sustainable business activities in producing and distributing products to preserve the environment with love and respect. 

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Our Values

Commitment to environmental responsibility and clean beauty

AROMATICA believes in a more responsible world and pledges to conduct sustainable business activities in producing and distributing products to preserve the environment with love and respect. 

Our distinctive extraction methods to deliver wholesome substances of plants

AROMATICA conducts extensive and delicate process to bring out the pure benefits of nature. By using traditional herbal extraction methods such as Steam Distillation, Decoction, Oil Infusion, Coldpress, and Tincture, we ensure that the active substances and natural benefits of plants and herbs are conserved in products with highest level of efficacy and safety.

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What makes AROMATICA so unique?

From sourcing to production, AROMATICA takes pride in its strong convictions to deliver authentic, safe and efficacious products. We hand-select the best certified raw ingredients from trusted producers around the world and extract the full benefits of nature in our own factory to create the highest-quality products.

From Farm to Finished Product

Sourcing of Natural Ingredients

We use only the best certified raw ingredients from trusted producers around the world.

To ensure that the company uses only the best available ingredients for its  products  using only authentic and genuine natural products,  AROMATICA goes as far as sourcing its raw ingredients and USDA certified  organic herbs from around the world. The company then uses the herbs to extract active ingredients used in its products. This process ensures  that AROMATICA has total control of ingredients in its products and assure  that no harmful preservatives are used within AROMATICA’s products.

The selected ingredients then follows a strict evaluation from  aromatherapist to ensure that the raw ingredients are in line with  AROMATICA’s highest quality standards. These carefully selected raw ingredients are then transferred to  AROMATICA’s dedicated facilities where the company extracts natural active  ingredients in-house.

AROMATICA conducts extensive and delicate process to bring out the pure  benefits of nature. By using traditional herbal extraction methods that are  best suited for each ingredients, AROMATICA ensures that the active  substances and natural benefits of plants and herbs are conserved in its  products with highest level of efficacy and safety.

Aromatica R&D

Expert in Research & Development

We develop natural products using the patented technology of the company’s research center.

In its in-house research center established in 2006, Aromatica develops innovative and organic formula using botanical-derived natural  ingredients powered by the company’s patented technology.

In 2007, Aromatica acquired a patent for its innovative formulation that replaces synthetic preservatives with herbal extracts produced  from grape fruit, green tea, rosemary, wasabi, friars balsam (benzoin) tincture and cypress oil.

  • Prescription of hydrosol – floral water  extracts instead of pure water

  • Development of the first silicon-free and  sulfate-free shampoos in Korea

  • Development of the first silicon-free, 100%  physical sunscreen in Korea

  • Use of patented fully-natural preservatives  instead of harmful chemicals

Today, Aromatica’s R&D center employs 12 dedicated researchers in research and development, quality control and partnership with  various certification agencies, such as EWG, Vegan society and ECOCERT.

Strict Standards for Manufacturing

We manufacture products in our ECOCERT certified organic cosmetic production facilities.

In order to have absolute assurance of product quality, AROMATICA remains one of the few in  the industry that does not rely on third-party OEMs for production (formula). With its own  ECOCERT and ISO-GMP (22716) certified organic cosmetic production facilities, AROMATICA is able to have full control of every step of manufacturing.

AROMATICA produces products in its new manufacturing plant in Osan, Gyeonggi-do,  South Korea. Scheduled to be completed in May 2019, the new manufacturing surface will  be more than 4,600m2 over a land surface of 2,870m2. The new production site includes homomixer, agitator, disper mixer with 9.4 and 1.2  ton in capacity respectively, a large increase from 1.1 ton capacity of the current production  site.

Environmental responsibility is core to AROMATICA’s operations, and the company strives to  make the production process as harmless as possible for humans and the environment.

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Synthetic Fragrance

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Sulfates (SLS, SLES, ALS, ALES)

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Cocamidopropyl Betaine

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Parabens

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PEG Emulsifier

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Chemical Sunscreen

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Phenoxyethanol

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Mineral Oil

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Silicones

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Ethanolamines

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Synthetic Colorant

Sustainable Beauty

AROMATICA is a responsible company that does every single effort to preserve the environment

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Eco-friendly smart factory

Our smart factory reduces energy consumption by more than 90% by recollecting heat emitted from manufacturing process, leverage on the difference of temperature within the plant to generate cooling water, and utilize small format machines for small batch productions.

Environmental campaigns

We go green and help the environment with small various campaigns and practices at office such as minimizing the energy consumption, reducing the use of plastics and disposables. We believe that small changes make the difference.

Earth-friendly Packaging

Less plastic, Let's practice!

We are committed to minimizing our carbon footprint in all areas of our business. 

  • We fundamentally use 100% recyclable glass containers.
  • We use 100% recycled paper cushioning. 
  • We never use plastic bags or tapes.
  • In the case of using plastic, we use recyclable & eco-friendly materials such as PET, PP, PE, and SAN.
Aromatica Less plastic campaign

Earth-friendly Packaging

Less plastic, Let's practice!

We are committed to minimizing our carbon footprint in all areas of our business. This is shown in how we develop our products (biodegradable formulas), how we use energy (minimum waste and energy) and how we package (non-plastic recycled material).

BEAUTY

We are an innovative pioneer and
market leader that offers a wide array of genuinely organic and natural beauty products.

SAFETY

We are proudly committed to produce 100% worry-free formula that are free from any harmful ingredients such as synthetic fragrances, silicones, and sulphates. 

ENVIRONMENT

We strive to operate with compassion and respect to improve the lives of people and wildlife while living happily in harmony with nature.

SUSTAINABILITY

Our products offer a wide range of biodegradable products and eco-friendly designed packaging made with a sustainable process and reliable outcomes.

Certified Clean Beauty

Our products have acquired worldwide renowned certificates such as ECOCERT, EWG Verified, Vegan.

Best Sellers

Find out our top-selling products that received the most love by our customers all around the world.

Best Sellers

Find out our top-selling products that received the most love by our customers all around the world.

AROMATICA wins Olive Young awards

Olive Young is the number 1 Health & Beauty store in Korea with over 1300 stores. Olive Young chain stores comprise more than 90% of all health & beauty stores in Korea. AROMATICA at Olive Young AROMATICA products are best-selling items at Olive Young stores. We have consecutively received Olive…

AROMATICA launches at Perfumeria Julia

Perfumeria Julia is one of the main Cosmetics & Parfume chain stores in Spain with over 70 stores around the country. At Julia, you will find the best cosmetic and makeup brands and the most scintillating perfumes. AROMATICA sells its skincare products starting from this April.

AROMATICA Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary

Founded by Jerry Kim in 2004, with a very simple but strong belief to make safe and effective cosmetics for his family, today, AROMATICA has grown to a leading clean beauty brand and celebrates its 15th anniversary.

New certificates: 4 CPNP registered and 6 EWG Verified products

New CPNP registered products: 1. Rosemary Scalp Scaling Shampoo CPNP number: 2999249 1. Rosemary 3-in-1 Treatment CPNP number: 3004665 3. Rosemary Root Enhancer CPNP number: 2999130 4. LIVELY Superbarrier Cica-Panthenol Serum CPNP number: 3000052 New EWG Verified products: 1. LIVELY SuperBrite Vita Serum 2. LIVELY SuperBarrier Cica-Panthenol Serum 3. LIVELY…

In Korea

Available in all major retail stores in the country.

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in 1300+ stores
in 200+ stores
Aromatica at Shinsaege
in 5 department stores
in 100+ stores

International

Available in 30+ countries around the world.

Spain - MiiN
USA - Peach & Lily
Singapore - Watsons
Sweden - Ahlens