Press & Awards

Explore what beauty editors all around the world have to say about our high-performance, award-winning, luxury skincare

January 2021

Awards

Best Beauty Balm 2021

WINNER

SUBLIME BALM

Best Corrective Serum 2021

WINNER

L'ÉLIXIR DE CLARTÉ 2.0 - Launching May 2021

Best Multi-Purpose Cleanser 2021

WINNER

BEAUTÉ MAJESTIQUE

Best Natural Brand in Canada 2020

WINNER

OKOKO COSMÉTIQUES

Best (Day) Skincare Product 2020

WINNER

LES 16 PRÉCIEUX

Best Lip Serum 2020

WINNER

SECRET DU DRAGON

Okoko Cosmétiques has been featured in...

Oyeta Kokoroko's Visionary Skincare Line

"Step into OKOKO Cosmetiques at 162 Powell Street and you will be greeted with a rush of fresh delicately scented air. Across the room, women in lab coats, masks, and gloves, are measuring and mixing. To the left is an inviting lounge area and the gorgeous smile of Oyéta Kokoroko."

Honey, Used for Centuries to Heal & Hydrate, It is in Demand Once Again

L'Élixir de Manuka - clarifying oil serum for problematic skin

Okoko Cosmétiques - Oyéta Kokoroko

"Her vision with OKOKO is to create sophisticated and multi-purpose skincare that hits all the right notes: high-performance, luxurious, finely made, all- natural, and cruelty- free."

The Best Balms, Creams & Oils for Slugging

"There’s a skin-routine hack on TikTok that we love in theory—the idea is an extra, occlusive layer that goes on last in a skin-care routine, sealing in all the benefits and delivering additional moisture at the same time. It’s called slugging, and it can be a great technique, particularly when done with a few clean beauty tweaks."

This Face Mask Brightens and Smooths the Skin Overnight

“A featured Goop brand, Okoko uses innovative botanicals and hard-hitting actives in all of their skin-care products, and this mask proves it."

Must Have 'New Normal' Beauty and Wellness Products For 2021

"Providing all-day hydration, this concentrated multi-purpose product (Sublime Balm) is not only conveniently portable, but can be used on the face, décolleté, and hands."

Must Have 'New Normal' Beauty and Wellness Products For 2021

"I'm obsessed with its cooling gel texture and how beautifully it calms my breakouts, deep-cleans my pores, and exfoliates both chemically and physically with salicylic acid and bamboo powder."

The BIPOC-owned luxury and clean skin care company will launch online with Indigo this month

"Oyeta Kokoroko, the 31-year-old founder of Okoko says, "Indigo selected Okoko as we are a sustainable, Canadian and BIPOC-owned brand, which aligns strongly with Indigo’s ethos and support of local, eco-friendly businesses."

It's Best of Beauty Week on Etalk

Our Best of Beauty series continues as we speak to Oyéta Kokoroko, the founder of Okoko Cosmétiques in Vancouver which delivers luxury green beauty products.

A Results-Driven Skin Routine to Delight the Senses

"Dip into any one of Okoko’s skin-plumping formulas and the silky textures, brilliant colors, gorgeous botanical scents, and noticeably radiance-boosting results will hook you instantly. "

Montecristo's Picks For The 6 Hottest Gifts This Spring

"At L'Atelier Okoko's new luxe clean beauty flagship in Vancouver's Gastown, shop carefully curated wellness products including non toxic nail polish and organic supplements such as local Bukobaba's virgin coconut oil."

Black Owned Canadian Beauty, Fashion, Health and Lifestyle Brands

"The Vancouver-based beauty brand (Okoko Cosmétiques) features efficacious plant-based ingredients for all skin types."

New Beauty Obsessions for March

"The Sublime Balm gives your skin an instant healthy glow, moisturizes like crazy, and delivers antioxidant upon antioxidant."

The Best Face Oils to Use Now

"If you're looking for a well-rounded oil for everyday use, consider Okoko Cosmétiques's Les 16 Précieux face oil, which includes prickly pear, marula and baobab, as well as bakuchiol, white lupin and coenzyme Q10 for firming and soothing."

Okoko Cosmétiques opens retail space in Vancouver's Gastown

20 Black-Run Beauty Businesses You Can Support Right Now

Beauty Boss - Interview with Okoko Cosmétiques on Vita Daily

This Vancouver Natural Skin-Care Entrepreneur is Ready to be a Mentor

Five Black Owned Vancouver Beauty Businesses to Support

The Morning Show - Canadian Black-Owned Beauty Brands

The Morning Show - Canadian Black-Owned Beauty Brands

6 BIPOC fashion and beauty brands to put on your radar

7 Beauty Products We're Coveting for October

Okoko's Beauté Majestique is a three-in-one cleanser, exfoliator, and face mask!

"Beauté Majestique is a makeup remover, a cleanser, exfoliator, and a mask...talk about multi-tasker!"

Sasha Finds: Okoko Cosmétiques

"The smells, the textures, the way your skin feels right away... it's next level. The company uses beautifully picked botanical ingredients that pack a serious punch when it comes to hydrating, brightening, and exfoliating."

Buried Treasure: Okoko's Purifying Detox Mask

"Made for oily and acne-prone complexions, this rich mask contains glacial marine clay, charcoal, willow bark and niacinamide to help cleanse." (page 79)

OKOKO Cosmétiques' L’Élixir De Manuka Has a Luxurious Feeling

"It promises to 'diminish frustrating skin problems, reduce the appearance of oiliness, and infuse the skin with a newfound radiance.' One's complexion is bound to be "clarified, soothed, and refreshed."

OKOKO Cosmétiques Debuts the All-In-One Beauté Majestique

"Designed to easily remove impurities while neutralizing surface pollutants, the new Beauté Majestique will instantly refresh and soothe your skin without disturbing its delicate moisture barrier."

17 Holiday Gifts from Vancouver Based Companies We Love

"The line has received praise for their innovative formulas, including the Les 16 PRÉCIEUX™ face oil ($125). Described as their “silkiest, most sumptuous facial oil serum,” this holy grail product both moisturizes and helps brighten up scars or marks."

Winter Skincare Routine: 5 Must-Have Products

"OKOKO Cosmetiques L'ÉLIXIR DE CLARTÉ Facial Serum has a well-balanced formula that is effective enough to be used as a weekly treatment and gentle enough to include in your daily skincare routine."

10 Multi-Tasking Skincare Products

"Multi-tasking skincare and makeup products can be convenient life-savers and present consumers with generally more affordable options in the long run. For the combination of exfoliator and cleanser... individuals can turn to OKOKO Cosmétiques' All-in-One Beauté Majestique."

Okoko Cosmétiques Launches a Perfect Winter-Ready Salve

Known for its potent, natural elixirs, Vancouver’s Okoko Cosmétiques has just launched a new, limited edition balm that could just be your saving grace this season.

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