PRESS / MAY 3, 2017

Demo Day (April 27) at LAUNCH, a three-month startup accelerator run by the University of California-Berkeley Haas School of Business.

Demo Day (April 27) at LAUNCH, a three-month startup accelerator run by the University of California-Berkeley Haas School of Business.

Poets and Quants

Haas MBAs & Founders Hope To Excite Investors

"Kokko, a startup that helps people make color choices while shopping, won the Plug and Play Award."

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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."

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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.”

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(Photo: Brian Bothwell)

(Photo: Brian Bothwell)

 

NEWS / JULY 5, 2016

Psychology Today

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!

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(Photo: Autumn Whitefield-Madrano)

(Photo: Autumn Whitefield-Madrano)

 

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."

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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."

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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)


Photo: OUTsideHERS

Photo: OUTsideHERS

 

PRESS / JUNE 2016

OUTsideHERS Podcast

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.

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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."

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(Photo: Sara Bartlett)

(Photo: Sara Bartlett)

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."

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(Photo: Alicia Castro/Town Crier)

(Photo: Alicia Castro/Town Crier)

 

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..." 

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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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