PRESS / AUGUST 25, 2017
NEWS / JULY 24, 2017
Kokko Joins Techstars Retail Accelerator
BASED IN TARGET CORP HQ in Minneapolis
Kokko is part of a cohort of ten startup companies that were selected out of a pool of approximately 400 candidates in a highly competitive application process.
PRESS / MAY 3, 2017
PRESS / JANUARY 30, 2017
The Dr. Oz Show
Meet the Women Who Look Half Their Age
Kokko's Director of Makeup Artistry Meli Pennington shares her secrets for looking youthful with Dr. Oz.
WATCH THE VIDEO (Meli appears starting 2:10)
PRESS / AUGUST 14, 2016
Jen Luvs Reviews: What's Up in Makeup
Makeup NEWS - Week of August 14, 2016
Beauty blogger JenLuvsReviews' weekly round-up of the latest news in beauty, including the Kokko Beauty app!
WATCH THE VIDEO (Kokko mention starts at 6:33)
PRESS / AUGUST 13, 2016
Yay or Nay Nicole: Nicole Sanchez
Easy Makeup Tutorial & How To Match Your Foundation With The Kokko Beauty App
"Women deserve to have a better solution. They deserve to have their questions answered. And make it easier to buy products."
NEWS / AUGUST 9, 2016
Kokko Beauty Adds First Natural Brand, Suntegrity Skincare
SUNTEGRITY'S “5 IN 1” TINTED SUNSCREEN AVAILABLE IN 4 VERSATILE SHADES!
“Finally — a smooth, silky sunscreen I would be happy to wear every day. This is a perfect product for those days when I don’t want to wear any makeup.”
NEWS / JULY 5, 2016
The Golden Age of Teaching Yourself Anything
Our own Meli Pennington is profiled in an article about self-directed learning — how she became a top makeup artist, cultural blogger and now Kokko's Director of Makeup Artistry!
PRESS / JUNE 27, 2015
The Beheld Blog: Autumn Whitefield-Madrano
Author and blogger Autumn whitefield-madrano talks to NINA BHATTI, FOUNDER of KOKKO BEAUTY
"...you’ll wind up with one foundation that’s just right instead of six that are almost right."
PRESS / JUNE 6, 2016
Fox5 New York: The D&A Show
AUTHOR AUTUMN WHITEFIELD-MADRANO SHARES ONE OF HER FAVORITE BEAUTY FINDS, KOKKO BEAUTY, ON THE D&A SHOW.
"[Kokko Beauty] is flawless. I've tried all of the foundations they recommended and they were all like my skin, but better."
CLICK THE THUMBNAIL AT LEFT TO WATCH VIDEO
PRESS / JUNE 2016
Fat Mascara Podcast
THE WORD NO WOMAN LIKES TO HEAR
Hosts Jessica Matlin and Jennifer Goldstein interview author Autumn Whitefield-Madrano about her newest favorite beauty finds, including the Kokko Beauty app.
LISTEN TO THE PODCAST (Kokko Beauty mention starts at 34:30)
PRESS / JUNE 2016
BRINGING BEAUTY INTO THE 21ST CENTURY
Julia Curtis-Burnes interviews Kokko's Director of Makeup Artistry Meli Pennington, veteran NYC-based makeup artist, beauty writer and founder of the Wild Beauty blog.
PRESS / MAY 27, 2016
KSTP-TV: Twin Cities Live
PICKING THE CORRECT FOUNDATION
"Kokko is this fantastic new app that is really going to revolutionize the way that we all buy foundation, especially online."
PRESS / MAY 27, 2016
'The Pretty Intellectual' Blog
PRETTY: INNOVATIONS IN FOUNDATION
"Kokko's app and color chart are going to change the way we choose foundation and buy it, especially online ...the colors the app recommended were the exact shades I use."
PRESS / MAY 27, 2015
Los Altos Town Crier
LOS ALTOS-BASED STARTUP EYES DIGITAL MAKEUP COLOR-MATCHING
"Meli Pennington knows cosmetics. She has painted faces for the pages of Vogue and Glamour, the stages of Marc Jacobs and Victoria’s Secret, and the likes of Cyndi Lauper and Carrie Underwood..."
PRESS / FEBRUARY 20, 2015
Women's Wear Daily: Beauty Inc.
START-UP CITY: CALIFORNIA-BASED BEAUTY BRANDS
"Nina Bhatti, who holds a PhD in computer science and toiled in science-y positions for a dozen years at Hewlett Packard, isn't the most obvious person to be discussing the annoyances of shopping for makeup..."
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