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1946 – 1982

Establishing a heritage in beauty, Nadja Avalle graduated in chemistry in 1946. The cosmetic innovator and entrepreneur moved to Switzerland started a career in cosmetic formulation, initiating her legendary history in creating the most iconic Swiss made cosmetics.  Globally recognized as a cosmetic authority and pioneer in natural science, in 1979 Dr. Avalle was elected president of IFCC (International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine), the world’s top organization of cosmetology excellence.

1983 - 2006

In 1983, Dr. Nadja Avalle created CRB, becoming the force of skincare innovation behind the most iconic Swiss made brands.

In 2006, CRB was acquired by Intercos Group, turning it into a global skincare manufacturer and furthering the family’s legacy in beauty. From mother to son, Dario Ferrari continues his mother’s mission of bringing beauty to every corner of the globe, evolving a beautiful heritage into the future.

2007 – PRESENT

In the pursuit of advancing  innovation in skincare technology and formulations, CRB’s network of laboratories and progressive research teams span across the globe. Always grounded in its Swiss DNA, the force behind the world’s leading skincare products continuously strives to bring this attention to quality and performance to consumers around the world.