- Develop products that provide, through beauty, the welfare of the people. This was objective that, in november of 1986, Ivan Barroso and Manoel Torres founded Skafe Cosmetics, meaning “star” in Arabic. In the beginning, there was only one Deo Cologne line and five employees, but the claw and the persistence of the partners transformed the company into a successful case.
Since that time the partners were betting on the study and research of natural raw materials and invested in the latest equipment and specialized handwork. Today the company has more than 12 lines, about 130 items, primarily for the hair. Everything moved by about 500 direct employees who help the operating “machine”.
Occupying an area of over 10 thousand square meters, the Skafe factory is located in the city of Nova Iguaçu, Rio de Janeiro, and it cause great impression due to the modernity of the equipments and qualification of manpower. The growth was such that it was necessary to expand the distribution center, to maintain the organization and the deliveries on time. The new space, located at Pavuna (RJ), was inaugurated in 2006 and has 1960 m2, allowing the storage and packaging of finished products, as well as attending to 8 hauliers companies simultaneously.
The largest differential was always Skafe products which use ingredients that really are a true beauty treatment, but without harming or damaging the environment. Natural extracts of jaborandi, marrow, shea, green tea and aloe vera are present in several lines. But, Keratin and amino acid are the major highlights present in almost all products. One example is the huge success achieved by Keramax Line, which is an advanced replacement for keratin and cauterization with fantastic results to recovery damaged and dry hair.
All Skafe releases undergo intensive research for new ingredients and technology, besides the market research, where the company detects the needs of constumers.
The company recently entered in the coloriing segment with its Innovare Line. With 28 colors on the card, the differential comes with Bio Restore, a complex that was specially developed to restore the extremely damaged hair by chemical processes (coloring and straightening) or external aggressions (UV rays, wind, excessive use of the dryer). In addition to providing strength and endurance it rescues the of natural flexibility of the hair, providing a day by day repairing.
How the products are tested Skafe
n order to respect life, both animal and human, Skafe Cosmetics carries with its products hypoallergenic and toxicological tests. Therefore, the mail principle is not to use animals in their laboratory tests.
All tests are performed by Allergisa laboratory, located in Campinas, São Paulo, a national pioneer in its field of expertise, studies and tests with effectiveness for safety dermatological products.
All Skafe’s lauching pass throw ano intensive research of new ingredients and technology, besides the market research, where the company detects the needs of constumers. he largest differential was always Skafe products which use ingredients that really are a true beauty treatment, but without harming or damaging the environment.
Social Actions are increasingly important to the company’s management, which believes in social responsibility. It is for this reason that the Skafe Care Foundation helps Santa Barbara in Nova Iguaçu, RJ. In addition, the company also contributes to the Cycle Association in Belém, Pará. The main objective of the institution is the training and inclusion of disadvantaged youth in the working market.