Our history

Throughout our history of 66 years, our business has grown and changed. We will continue to pass it down to the coming generations of HRI. We have come a long way and are happy to create brands that people love. Our goals are to adapt the new and find new and better products and ways to work.

  • Formulation of Vasmol


    Company formed by Dr. S. S. Nishat.
    Super Vasmol 33 Kesh Kala formulated
    by Mr. Kailash Chhabra.
    3 Distributors (AGAM, Burma, and KAP) appointed.

  • Expanding out of India


    BDS appointed for North East and Bangladesh region.
    Today BDS contributes Rs. 50 Cr to sales.

  • Expanding MIDC unit


    MIDC unit commenced production.
    R&D department incubated with Mrs. Ritika Chhabra.

  • Growing market


    Mr. Manish Chhabra became CEO of HRI when sales were Rs. 24Cr.
    Mr. Ashish Chhabra joined and incubated the Marketing.
    Super Vasmol 33 Kesh Kala garnered 98% market share.

  • Launch of Streax


    Entered into a Technical collaborating for Liquid Hair Colors.
    Baddi unit commercialized.
    Streax launched.

  • An era of innovations


    Crossed Rs. 100 Cr revenue mark.
    Launched several products – Jasmine Hair oil, Yogiraj Thanda Tel, Powder Hair Colors.
    Professional Division launched.
    HP Unit 2 commercialized.
    Super Vasmol 33 Kesh Kala with Almond & Nutricare range was launched.

  • Star studded era


    Launch Of Aamla Shakti, Streax With Walnut & Streax Deo.
    Articulation of Core Value & Vision.
    Streax TLC launched.
    Sonakshi Sinha became the brand ambassador of Streax.
    Akshay Kumar became the brand ambassador for Streax Insta.
    Streax Smart Pack, Lovely Hair & Body mist launched.

  • Launch of Vasmol Black Oil


    Vasmol Black oil launched.

HRI At A Glance

HRI has come a long way since 1950, with an aim to satisfy consumer’s needs in the modern cosmetics world. We work together in our little world to create brands that people love. At Hygienic Research Institute we have always believed that performance mean more than just promises. HRI has big brands in its product basket in hair care, skin care and professional division categories.

Corporate / Registered office:

Hygienic Research Institute Pvt Ltd,
602, Supreme Chambers,
Off Veera Desai Road,
Andheri (W), Mumbai-400053,
Maharashtra, India.

Call us on our toll-free no:

1800 266 8110

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