About Us

Enkos was founded in 2016 by award-winning cosmetic scientist Lorna Radford to answer an overwhelming demand for new product innovation in the beauty industry.


Today, the company comprises a highly skilled, specialist team with a shared vision to deliver a bespoke formulation development service that brings your creative ideas to life.  

All team members are pro-active exponents of cutting-edge trends and technologies in the beauty and personal care industry. Their combined knowledge and experience covers the full spectrum of cosmetic applications, including skin, hair and make-up products designed to meet the needs of different ethnicities. The team prides itself on delivering consistently excellent customer service and working collectively and individually to build positive, rewarding and enjoyable working relationships.

I was impressed with the team’s ability to solve a complex formulation issue and successfully deliver a novel, technically brilliant product. The team is highly professional and excel at what they do. It is always a pleasure to work with them.
— Moon Creations


What’s in a name?

The Enkos name encapsulates founder Lorna Radford’s English-Korean heritage and expertise in cosmetic science. An acknowledged specialist in K-Beauty, Lorna is regularly invited to deliver technical and trends presentations to beauty industry organisations. She is also called upon to give practical science-based advice to consumers and help demystify the jargon surrounding ingredients and products. To check out her latest published articles and podcasts go to our news page.


More about Lorna

  • Technical Advisor for in-cosmetics Global 2019

  • Winner of the Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) Young Achiever Award 2018

  • Member of the Society of Cosmetics Scientists (SCS) council and education committee

  • Contributor to the Outspoken Beauty podcast

Lorna has a First Class Master’s degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge and an SCS Diploma in Cosmetic Science for which she was awarded the highest ever mark.

There are very few people who can truly marry both art and science into cosmetic and personal care formulation. Lorna is one of those very rare people.
— Coty Inc. New York