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Tekin Acar Cosmetics was founded in 1979 in Ankara Kızılay Onur Bazaar in a compartment of a shop of 16 m2 for perfume trading and became the member of Turkven Private Equity in 2008.

Tekin Acar Cosmetics is a unique place for every person appreciating himself and people who wish to look great and be happy in every moment of life and a place where everyone experience beauty experience with charm. It is a brand that brings Turkey together with impressive and innovative brands since 1979, causing the idiom "That brand is not in Turkey" to be as dead as a dodo and a brand that you may find many product you seek with the same prices in Europe. You may receive aid from expert, genial consultants who will welcome all of your questions, you may find new and trendy products and you may touch all products you wish and you may try our products and you’ll never face with any angry expressions even if you don’t buy anything.

Tekin Acar Cosmetics is a brand developing and living with the pursuit of reaching to innovation, discrepancy and perfection. It makes you live a cheerful atmosphere experience any moment ready for innovation and change with your special care and make-up applications, qualified consultants keeping up with new trends, Beauty Club Card surprises and point advantages.

Leader of Turkish cosmetics market Tekin Acar Cosmetics provides wider product option to its customers by increasing product variety and number each year.

  • 1979
  • 1989
  • 1992
  • 1993
  • 1998
  • 2005
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2011



The first Tekin Acar Cosmetics shop was established by its founder Tekin Acar in an area smaller than 16 m2.

"Anais Anais" for women perfumes and "Azzaro" for men perfumes became very popular in Turkey. Chanel No. 5 "Share the Fantasy" commercial film directed by British movie director of Blade Runner, Thelma & Louis movies Ridley Scott is broadcasted in this year. In the same year Margaret Thatcher was elected as the prime minister of United Kingdom. Gloria Gayner and her song "I will survive" still popular in present day became popular in that year and first Superman movie released.

It is a year when Tekin Acar Cosmetics brought selective cosmetic brands to Turkey and increased number of shops to 8.

In the same year Guerlain launched its legend "Samsara" perfume. George Bush elected as the President of United States. Nintendo began to sell Game Boy in Japan. First episodes of Simpsons began to be broadcasted. Madonna stands in the 1st row in music lists for a long period with her Like a Prayer album. 4 Oscars movie Driving Miss Daisy is released. First Microsoft Office launching was made.

Tekin Acar Cosmetics began its central warehouse implementation.

Thierry Mugler has launched "Angel" and Issey Miyake launched "L'eau d'Issey perfume". United States declared 1992 as the International Space Year. AT&T‘s first videophone was presented to consumers. A Few Good Men, The Bodyguard and Basic Instinct released. Most popular group was Metallica, U2 and Kiss and singers were Michael Jackson, Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Peter Gabriel and Vanessa Paradis.

Tekin Acar Cosmetics began to sell selective cosmetic brands in all of its shops.

Jean Paul Gaultier launched "Jean-Paul Gaultier Classique" perfume. World Wide Web (www.) web sites born in CERN. Schindler's List, The Pelican Brief, Sleepless in Seattle movies was popular. UB40, R.E.M and Nirvana were popular music groups. In the same year Intel promoted Pentium micro processor.

Tekin Acar Cosmetics Ankara Head Office was established.

Christian Dior launched "Hypnotic Poison", Bvlgari launched "Bvlgari Black" and Cacharel launched "Noa" perfumes. European countries compromised for Euro to be the unique currency. BMW purchased Rolls-Royce. Search engine Google was established. Apple launched iMac. Shakespeare in Love, Armageddon, Titanic and Saving Private Ryan were the movies of year. It became in to listen Céline Dion, Marilyn Manson, Alanis Morisette and Spice Girls.

Number of Tekin Acar Cosmetics shops reached to 24. Head Office moved to İstanbul.

Thierry Mugler launched "Alien", Calvin Klein launched "Euphori"a and Hermés launched "Un Jardin Sur le Nil" perfumes. Super jumbo jet Airbus A380 realized its flight in Toulouse. Brokeback Mountain's Oscar made a scene. 50 Cent, Coldplay, Eminem and The Black Eyed Peas became popular as the actors of change of world music.

Number of Tekin Acar Cosmetics shops reached to 47 and first virtual shop established this year. Tekin Acar Group of Companies moved to its new head office in İstanbul and joined its forces with Turkven Private Equity.

Gucci launched "Gucci by Gucci – Pour Homme", Emporio Armani launched "Diamonds", Paco Rabanne launched "One Million", Dolce&Gabbana launched "The One" and Diesel launched "Fuel For Life" perfumes. Apple put its ultra thin notebook MacBook Air to market. Alicia Keys's No One, Leona Lewis' Bleeding Love and Katy Perry's I Kissed A Girl songs stand in most commonly used mobile phone melodies list.

Tekin Acar Cosmetics reached to 49 sales shops and 8.863 m2 sales area in 19 provinces in Turkey. Tekin Acar Cosmetics' customers began to win points by shopping with Tekin Acar Card. Tekin Acar designed Gift Card for the people not sure what to buy when seeking for gifts to their lovers, this came into our lives as a gift alternative making people's work easier. Tekin Acar Cosmetics in the same year was elected as the favorite cosmetic brand in Shopping Centers.

Versace's "Versence", Diesel's "Only The Brave", Yves Saint Lauren's "La Nui De L'Homme" and Ferrari's "Uomo" perfumes launched. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Ice Age Dawn of Dinosaurs were the blockbusters. Beyonce Single Ladies, Britney Spears Womanizer, Rihanna Disturbia and Lady GaGa Just Dance songs were among the most favorite songs.

Tekin Acar Cosmetics reached total 66 shops in 25 provinces in Turkey wide. Refreshed its vision with its new corporate identity.

Christian Lacroix launched "Nuit" and famous designer Elie Saab launched "Le Parfüm". Jean Paul Gaultier lead the way with "Kokorico" and Burberry launched its perfume "Body".