Research and Development (R & D)
Informing our customers, one rsearch at a time.
At Okoko Cosmétiques, consistently investing and pursuing R & D is one of our core values. The Okoko line was developed and formulated by skincare formulator and researcher Oyéta Kokoroko. In collaboration with our team of passionate skincare formulators, we pride ourselves on offering evidence-based products in luxurious formulations that work to reveal more youthful, smooth and luminous skin appearance.

We dedicate extensive hours doing R & D to come up with amazingly effective products that are exciting, luxurious and elegant, and formulas that are based on customers needs, feedback and concerns. As a result, our evidence-based formulations deliver exceptional results.

At Okoko Cosmétiques, we don’t use gimmicks, unnecessary ingredients or exaggerated claims to make marketing statements. We research the best high-performance ingredients and concentrations to create superior formulations for a wide range of skin look concerns. You can find below some references and research conducted by various scientists and medical doctors for some of Okoko Cosmétiques favorite ingredients.

It is very important to understand that, even when we like to create awareness for a better skin health, this content is shared for educational purpose only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure,
or prevent any disease.

Plant oils

Review: Anti-Inflammatory and Skin Barrier Repair Effects of
Topical Application of Some Plant Oils
Argan oil, avocado oil, pomegranate oil, rosehip oil, coconut oil, shea butter

Seabuckthorn oil

Abundance of active ingredients in sea-buckthorn oil.
Sea Buckthorn Oil—A Valuable Source for Cosmeceuticals
Anti-Aging Effects of Hippophae rhamnoidesEmulsion on Human Skin

Formulation and evaluation of antisebum secretion effects of sea buckthorn w/o emulsion

Willow bark extract

An evaluation of the effect of a topical product containing salicin
on the visible signs of human skin aging.

Anti-Inflammatory Effect of a Novel Topical Herbal Composition (VEL-091604) Consisting of Gentian Root, Licorice Root and Willow Bark Extract.


Glycyrrhuza Glabra Extract Cream: Effects on Skin Pigment "Melanin"

Natural options for the management of hyperpigmentation.

Original Contribution: Top 10 botanical ingredients in 2010 anti‐aging creams


Antioxidant Activity and Validation of Quantification Method for Lycopene Extracted from Tomato;jsessionid=bru5ubeef1r5.x-ic-live-02

Formulation development of cream incorporating extracts of Glycyrrhiza glabra (Licorice)

Formulation of hypopigmentation of cream and evaluation of its effect on skin pigment. Part 1: Formulation of the product.


Cosmetic Functional Ingredients from Botanical
Sources for Anti-Pollution Skincare Products

Carrot seed oil

Carrot Seed Oil Benefits for Skin & Hair + More

Formulation and evaluation of carrot seed oil-based cosmetic emulsions.

Fatty acid profile of new promising unconventional plant oils for cosmetic use

Camellia oil

Rosehip oil

A Systematic Review on the Rosa canina Effect and Efficacy Profiles

Anti-Inflammatory and Skin Barrier Repair Effects of Topical Application of Some Plant Oils.
Contribucion a la identifaction de los principios activos en el aceite de Rosa aff Rubiginosa L.
Aplicacion clinica del aceita de Rosa mosqueta en cicatrices anti postquirurgicas.
Therapeutic Applications of Rose Hips from Different Rosa Species

Argan oil

The effect of dietary and/or cosmetic argan oil on postmenopausal skin elasticity

Top 12 Argan Oil Benefits for Skin & Hair
Argan oil and other argan products: Use in dermocosmetology

Design, characterization, and clinical evaluation of argan oil nanostructured lipid carriers to improve skin hydration.

Natural Oils for Skin-Barrier Repair: Ancient Compounds Now Backed by Modern Science.


Squalane, The Derm review