Introduction to HRI


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Dr. Shanti Swaroop Nishat, born in 1913, started his career as editor of KHIDMAT, an Urdu daily published from Srinagar. He was the first trade commissioner in Bombay of the Jammu & Kashmir Govt. and Founder President of the Indo-Swiss Society. He subsequently went into manufacturing of cosmetics and founded Hygienic Research Institute (HRI) in 1957.

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Company Profile

Hygienic Research Institute Private Limited (HRIPL) is a prominent Indian beauty and personal care products’ company with its interests in hair care, skin care, and salon services’ products.

HRIPL’s beauty care portfolio includes two of the foremost hair colour and care brands in the category namely Vasmol and Streax. HRIPL also has sizeable presence in skin care segment with its first brand Florozone.

Cutting edge research, use of proven natural ingredients and technology tie-ups with world’s leading cosmetic and research companies has made HRIPL products deliver the best in class quality. An ISO 9001 : 2015 certificated company HRIPL products adhere to Indian BIS quality standards and FDA norms of many prominent countries worldwide. HRIPL products are highly popular in Middle East, SAARC and Far Eastern countries.

Its flagship brand Vasmol has 96% share in the Kesh Kala segment of the hair colouring format. The powder colours under Vasmol are market leaders in 6 Indian states.

Starting from a single manufacturing unit in Mumbai in the 1950s, HRIPL today has 6 functional production locations catering to the ever growing demand for its range of products.

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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