KOSE is one of the biggest cosmetics makers in Japan. It was founded in 1946 with a focus on producing cosmetics. One of the earliest product lines was two-way make up foundation. The two-way foundation won a special award by Marie Claire Magazine from France. KOSE brand stands for high quality cosmetics and skin care products that is suitable for many needs. In 1985, KOSE launched Sekkisei line which is a cosmetic brand that contains Japanese and Chinese herbal extracts to brighten and improve skin condition. So far, over 25,000,000 bottles have been sold and it is considered to be one of the best cosmetic lines from KOSE.