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March 25, 2014

With its newly relaunched John Frieda Frizz Ease collection, Kao USA has created a brand movement encouraging women to “never pull back.”

NEW YORK — With its newly relaunched John Frieda Frizz Ease collection, Kao USA has created a brand movement encouraging women to “never pull back.”

February 14, 2014

Beauty brand Kao USA — whose portfolio includes Jergens, Curel and Biore — announced on Friday that it is separating from agency KBS+P.

CINCINNATI — Beauty brand Kao USA — whose portfolio includes Jergens, Curel and Biore — announced on Friday that it is separating from agency KBS+P.

Kao, who said the decision was mutual, is conducting a closed review for its global creative account for the following brands: John Frieda, Jergens, Biore and Curel. KBS+P, Kao's agency for the past 10 years, will not participate. The review does not affect other Kao USA agencies for media and digital in Kao's key markets.

December 20, 2013

Kao — whose brands include Jergens, Biore and John Frieda — has announced several executive appointments, including the appointment of Paul Nunnari as president of Kao Canada, effective Jan. 1.

CINCINNATI — Kao — whose brands include Jergens, Biore and John Frieda — has announced several executive appointments, including the appointment of Paul Nunnari as president of Kao Canada, effective Jan. 1.

Succeeding Nunnari is John Sullivan, who has been named VP sales for Kao USA, effective Jan. 1.

September 26, 2013

Shea butter is renowned for its moisturizing benefits and its power to improve the lives of women in West Africa, where women are solely responsible for the harvesting of the ingredient. KAO USA’s Jergens skin care has stressed its commitment to uplifting these women and their families by purchasing the shea butter from them and infusing it the new Jergens Shea Butter collection.

NEW YORK — Shea butter is renowned for its moisturizing benefits and its power to improve the lives of women in West Africa, where women are solely responsible for the harvesting of the ingredient. KAO USA’s Jergens skin care has stressed its commitment to uplifting these women and their families by purchasing the shea butter from them and infusing it the new Jergens Shea Butter collection.

July 3, 2013

Kao USA has announced that the John Frieda Sheer Blonde team designated June as Blonde Appreciation Month — a time to celebrate what sets blondes apart and equip them with expert care they need to preserve their hair shade — and is now celebrating the culmination of Blonde Appreciation Month with an exclusive art installation at the Time Warner Center.

NEW YORK — Kao USA has announced that the John Frieda Sheer Blonde team designated June as Blonde Appreciation Month — a time to celebrate what sets blondes apart and equip them with expert care they need to preserve their hair shade — and is now celebrating the culmination of Blonde Appreciation Month with an exclusive art installation at the Time Warner Center.

June 4, 2013

KAO USA has announced that the John Frieda Sheer Blonde team has partnered with actress and singer Megan Hilty and declared June Blonde Appreciation Month.

NEW YORK — KAO USA has announced that the John Frieda Sheer Blonde team has partnered with actress and singer Megan Hilty and declared June Blonde Appreciation Month.

To spread the word about Blonde Appreciation Month, John Frieda Hair Care turned to Hilty, who will help enlist blondes to share their vision of blonde with the brand.

December 5, 2012

Kao USA brand Curel skin care is partnering with the charitable organization Direct Relief International to offer relief to those who need it most in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

NEW YORK — Kao USA brand Curel skin care is partnering with the charitable organization Direct Relief International to offer relief to those who need it most in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

March 28, 2012

Beauty company Kao USA, whose brands include Bioré, John Frieda and Frizz-Ease, has announced that its corporate headquarters will relocate from its current facility on Spring Grove Avenue to the 312 Plum St. building in downtown Cincinnati.

CINCINNATI — Beauty company Kao USA, whose brands include Bioré, John Frieda and Frizz-Ease, has announced that its corporate headquarters will relocate from its current facility on Spring Grove Avenue to the 312 Plum St. building in downtown Cincinnati.

The facility will house more than 200 marketing, sales, market research, creative and administration employees who will occupy more than 55,000 sq. ft. of the building.

January 23, 2012

As part of a move to integrate its beauty care products business, Kao has named John Nosek president of Kao USA, the newly restructured beauty care company that merges Kao's prestige, mass and salon businesses in the United States.

CINCINNATI — As part of a move to integrate its beauty care products business, Kao has named John Nosek president of Kao USA, the newly restructured beauty care company that merges Kao's prestige, mass and salon businesses in the United States.

Beginning this month, Kao's beauty care subsidiaries in North America and Europe will run as unified organizations in the major countries in which they operate. In his capacity as president of Kao USA, Nosek will oversee the consumer products business, professional salon business and Molton Brown USA.