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Kumarika creates history by becoming the First hair oil brand to earn SLS certification

From Left to Right- T.S Senarathne Director Marketing and Promotion of SLSI,  S.U Narangoda Deputy Director General of SLSI, Dr. Nushad Perera Chairman of SLSI, Fiona Juriansz Munasinghe Director Marketing at Hemas Manufacturing, Dimuthu Jayasinghe Director R&D at Hemas Manufacturing and Himali Ranasinghe, Senior Chemist, with the SLS certification award

Forging the way to a remarkable achievement, Kumarika, a leading hair care solutions provider owned by Hemas Manufacturing, today became the first-ever hair oil brand to receive the SLS certification.

The certification was awarded to Kumarika by the Sri Lanka Standard Institution (SLSI) at a ceremony held at the Sri Lanka Standard Institution, Colombo with the participation of SLSI Chairman, Dr. Nushad Perera, Director Marketing at Hemas Manufacturing, Fiona Juriansz Munasinghe, Director R&D at Hemas Manufacturing, Dimuthu Jayasinghe and Hemas Manufacturing team.

The SLS, which is the topmost certification awarded for products manufactured in compliance with Sri Lanka standard specifications is a testament to Kumarika’s high quality and consumer friendly products which are manufactured to the highest possible standards throughout the entire process from sourcing raw materials to manufacturing, packaging and beyond.

Commenting on the landmark achievement, Director R&D at Hemas Manufacturing, Dimuthu Jayasinghe said, “We are truly honored to be the first hair oil brand to be awarded with the SLS certification and this is a significant milestone in our long cherished journey. This achievement speaks volumes for our commitment in providing nourishing hair care solutions with a strong focus on health and wellbeing of our consumers who have placed immense trust in us.  We will continue to provide the most viable solutions and help our customers achieve their beauty aspirations together with the goodness of natural ingredients”

SLSI Chairman, Dr. Nushad Perera said, “We congratulate Kumarika on becoming the first hair oil brand to reach this achievement. SLS certification is awarded after thorough inspection of the quality of products, standards in manufacturing process and Kumarika met the due requirements in all aspects. We are proud that Sri Lankan brands like Kumarika continue to set high standards and lead by example.”

Kumarika nourishing hair oil, the market leader in hair oil is a 100% locally manufactured brand which consists of four variants: Hair fall control, Dandruff control, Split end control and the newly launched Hair Thinning Control oil- infused with a mix of natural ingredients. All Kumarika products such as hair oil, hair serum, shampoo and conditioner are enriched with natural ingredients and cater to the hair care treatment needs of women while providing the required nourishment for healthy, long and black hair.  Since its origin in 1995, as a brand, Kumarika has propelled to be a trend setter in the hair care category introducing innovative hair care solutions on par with the industry standards.

Hemas Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer in Sri Lanka’s Home and Personal Care sector is a ISO 9001 certified subsidiary of Hemas Holdings PLC. Established in 1948, Hemas started with a simple intent: to help families live healthfully. This core belief has informed our growth for over 72 years. Today, as a leading public quoted company with over 4,500 employees, we bring healthful living to life through a portfolio of world-class products and services in the Consumer, Healthcare and Mobility sectors. Woven into the socioeconomic fabric of Sri Lanka, Hemas has also expanded regionally with operations in Bangladesh, West Bengal and Myanmar. In our onward journey, we will continue to invest in diverse and passionate teams, create meaningful offerings, cultivate trusted partnerships, and champion a more inclusive world, so that we continue to create positive impact for all our stakeholders.



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