Contributor Profile

Jorge Larranaga

Job TitleDeputy Director – Manufacturing Department

Company NameNumber Three Inc.


A natural from Madrid, Jorge left Spain for doing a PhD in Japan, and since then he has accumulated more than 10 years of experience in Natural and Organic cosmetics in Asia Pacific. First in Ecocert Japan, where he contributed to introduce to Japanese cosmetics companies the principles of Natural and Organic cosmetics, and then in Australian Certified Organic, where he managed to obtain COSMOS accreditation as the first non-founding member and supported high profile Australian cosmetics companies to develop natural and organic formulations.

Jorge returned to Japan in 2015 to join the Professional hair product manufacturer Number Three, and under his guidance the company has improved their wellbeing credentials -achieving GMP Cosmetics, COSMOS, Vegan and Halal certifications, and implemented a sustainable supply chain.

Conference Sessions

  • Sustainable sourcing of cosmetic ingredients in Asia for successful formulations

    Wednesday16:00 - 16:4513 Jun 2018
    Marketing Trends & Regulations Theatre

    Number Three has been the first Japanese Professional beauty company certified under COSMOS, Vegan and Halal standards. We will share our experiences procuring...

    • Language: English
  • Japanese beauty comeback: skincare and haircare trends

    Thursday16:00 - 16:4514 Jun 2018
    Marketing Trends & Regulations Theatre

    2018 is the year of the Japanese beauty comeback after years at the shadow of K-beauty trends that took the world by storm. Many Japanese brands are leaving th...

    • Language: English

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