Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America, Inc.

Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America, Inc.

Specialty & Personal Care

For the best specialty & personal care products, start with the best ingredients.

Trusted Amino Acid-Based Solutions

Our amino acid technologies can help you craft specialty and personal care products that protect and nourish hair, skin, and more.  Trust your next formulation project to the experts in amino acid based solutions in specialty and personal care. 

Decades of Expertise

Trust our advanced fermentation technologies, innovative researchers, and premium ingredients to enhance your product.

High Quality Standards

Our amino acids are produced under cGMP conditions with non-animal materials, Ajinomoto amino acids are unsurpassed in quality and purity.

Advanced Technology

From the beginning, Ajinomoto has been at the forefront of innovative approaches to technology and service.

Premium Ingredients

Our high quality amino acid-based ingredient solutions are paraben-free, sulfate-free, and biodegradable.

Specialty & Personal Care Applications

Our amino acids can fortify a wide variety of products.

Hair Care

Gentle and effective cleansing with amino acid-based ingredients leave hair feeling nourished and healthy. Our biodegradable hair conditioning agents take care of your hair and also care for our environment.

Skin Care

Improve cleansing & moisturizing ability with our amino acid-based ingredients. Enable the recovery of damaged skin, increase stability in emulsion systems, increase moisture retention and more in Skin Care products.


Formulate makeup products packed with all the skin care benefits from our Amino Acids based ingredients. Our technology allows for formulations with excellent efficacy and performance for makeup products.

Featured Products


Excellent moisturizer for skincare, haircare, and makeup applications.


Amino acid-based, gentle, and moisturizing surfactant for hair care & skincare.

Our Team

David Newsome

Manager, S&PC

Rick Bruen

Manager, Technical & Marketing, S&PC

Sharon Mulvaney

Manager Sales, S&PC

Divya Namjoshi

Technical & Marketing Specialist III

Nondie Breshears

Sr. Account Executive, Sales

Elko Suizu

Technical Service & Marketing Specialist

Dovile Sclafani

Sr. Account Executive, Sales

Brett Toy

Samples Coordinator

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