KOKO Kosmetikvertrieb GmbH & Co. KG develops, produces and distributes specialist skin care products with dermatological properties. The products are utilized by dermatological practices with associated cosmetic departments, authorized pharmacies and skin treatment practitioners specialized in corneotherapeutic treatments worldwide. The success of the products created at KOKO  are attributed to the work of  Dr. Hans Lautenschläger PhD, who during his career has led R&D teams of a number of major German pharmaceutical companies.
His work in the development of pharmaceutical actives for lipid metabolism disorders and application of phospholipids in to skin care formulations led him to the creation of the KOKO company.

KOKO produces the patented, Corneotherapeutic skin care brand dermaviduals® which adheres robustly  to the core principles of Corneotherapy, and is manufactured under the highest aseptic conditions.

KOKO is a founding sponsor of The I.A.C. and supports the goals of sharing scientific findings related to Corneotherapy on a transparent basis for the benefit of the Corneotherapy community worldwide.


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International Association for Applied Corneotherapy

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Executive Team

Executive Board:
Dr. Elena Hernandez, Ph.D. - Russia
Dr. Hans Lautenschlager, Ph.D. - Germany

Margaret Walsh - New Zealand

Scientific Advisory Board:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lars Norlén.
Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

Dr Ghita Lanzendoerfer-Yu, PhD.
Inorganic Chemistry. Independant consultant and writer- Germany

Education Commission:
Florence Barrett-Hill (NZ)
Rene Serbon (CAN)
Alexandra J. Zani (US)
Simone Vescio (AU)
Bev Greenwood (AU)
Nataliia Gumenna (UKR)
Igal Kariv (Spain)
Dr Ghita Lanzendoerfer-Yu (GER)

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