About Dermacol

The original Czech brand Dermacol cherishes the female beauty for over half a century. One of the first covering foundations in the world has been developed in the Czech laboratory of Dermacol. Already in the 60‘ it has been used by Hollywood stars and ever since Dermacol has been the synonymof a perfect skin make-up not only in the Czech Republic but all over the world.

Timeline

 

THE DAWN OF DERMACOL

The Dermacol brand launched more than 50 years ago in the Barrandov Film Studios. Soon, film studio experts teamed up with dermatologists from the Medical Cosmetics Institute in Prague. The aim was to create a covering foundation in order to help common people with skin imperfections. The beautician Mrs. Olga Knoblochová was with the brand from the very beginning.

1966

 

MAKE-UP COVER

“At a dermatologic congress held in Hight Tatras (Slovakia), I was demonstrating how to cover a large nevus on the face of a 20-year old medical student. The student saw herself in the mirror without her skin defect for the first time in her life, and she was so touched that she bursted into tears.” Recalls Mrs. Knoblochová, ever since known as Lady Dermacol.

1967

 

MAKE-UP HOLLYWOOD

Dermacol Make-up Cover, one of the first foundations in the world, has become the best assistant of female beauty all over Europe. This year, the license is sold to film studios in Hollywood. The beauty of many film stars has had its origins from Dermacol in Prague.

1969

 

SKIN CARE COSMETICS

The range of Dermacol products is expanding. In the category of skin creams, the Lady Cream and the Princess Cream will start writing the history. Both creams are still popular even today.

1970

 

DERMACOL IN EVERY HANDBAG

What is in my bag? In 1972 in the former Czechoslovakia, this would be the usual content. Dermacol has been then producing not only skin care products but also compact powder eye shadows.

1972

 

DERMACOL INDEPENDENCE

Dermacol brand separated from the Film studios Barrandov. However, the brand cosmetics were produced in the studios for the next eleven years.

1991

 

NEW ERA OF THE DERMACOL BRAND

The Dermacol brand is taken over by Věra and Vladimír Komár. The brand becomes a proud Czech family business and a symbol of famous Czech women.

2002

 

PRODUCTION IN BRNO

The production of Dermacol transferred to a factory in Brno where they produce the traditional as well as new foundations and creams for more than ten years. There are 150 employees in the factory.

2006

 

BRAND EXCLUSIVE STORES

The first experience Dermacol store and a beauty salon opened in Prague. The experience Dermacol store offers a wide selection of nail polishes, eye shadows, lip glosses, lip sticks, and foundations, as well as the complete assortment of skin and body care products.

2014

 

50TH ANNIVERSARY MAGNIFICENT CELEBRATION

The traditional Czech cosmetics brand Dermacol is in business for over 50 years. A magnificent celebration of the gold anniversary has hosted three generations of the Czech family which through their innovative ideas fulfil the desires of women of all ages.

2016

 

EXPANSION

You can find Dermacol, the most successful Czech brand, in more than 60 countries worldwide. Among the strongest export markets belong: Poland, U.S.A., Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, China, Kazakhstan, Paraguay. … Men are gradually discovering the magic of the tradition – the first complete Dermacol set for man emerges in the market.

2017

Our philosophy

Strict quality demands

Dermacol is a certified producer of cosmetics. Dermacol complies with strict quality requirements stemming from the latest cosmetology research.

Clinical testing

We test the effectiveness of our cosmetics on humans so that we can be certain that our wrinkle creams really work and that our firming creams really firm your skin. Clinical tests of Dermacol products are strictly supervised by the National Institute of Public Health in Prague, in accordance with European Union legislative standards.

Good manufacture practise

Dermacol products are made in compliance with the Good Manufacturing Practice and ISO 9001:2000 which determines the rules for cosmetic production.

Hypoallergenic products

Our products are approved as hypoallergenic thus minimising the risk of allergic reactions and side effects.

Active Substances

Dermacol products contain innovative active substances and extracts of a natural origin. We follow the trend of natural beauty sources, therefore our products contain active ingredients extracted from kelps, seaweed, ivy, cornflower, mangold, chestnut, paracress and many others.

No testing on animals

In compliance with the EU legislation, final Dermacol products are not tested on animals. Testing of cosmetic products on animals is banned in the EU since 2004.