Rita Parente

Medical skincare and esthetics expert, and Ripar Cosmetics Founder, Rita Parente is Italy’s leading pioneer in the field of technical expertise and visionary in product formulation. Ms. Parente has also established the Sempiù-Ripar Aesthetics Centre in Campania, Italy and is recognized as one of Italy’s premiere aesthetic spas, and is renowned for its advanced skin treatments and revolutionary approach to replenishing the skin.


In 1980, Ms. Parente established the Sempiù School of Professional Training, a state-of-the-art training facility for esthetic professionals. Approved by the Region of Campania, the Sempiù School has trained more than 7,000professional beauty therapists to date, with graduate numbers increasing each year. Driven by Rita’s passion for training and education, the success of Sempiù Ripar is due to the extensive professional knowledge of its teachers, renowned both in Italy and abroad; its didactic methods that give students a high profile preparation; the strong link between theoretical knowledge and practical skills; and an involving and stimulating work environment that allows students to improve their skills for a successful future work career.


After decades of research into and for high-quality skincare products that met her esthetic standards, in 1988 Ms. Parente and her husband Dr. Mario Piombino started Ripar Cosmetics. Designed to address the effects of repeated aesthetic procedures on the skin, as well as camouflage skin conditions which can’t be treated by surgery or medicine, Ripar Cosmetics is Italy’s foremost authority on advanced beauty solutions that help improve the appearance of the skin with science. Available globally, the brand continues to create technically advanced products that push the boundaries of science and technology while giving consumers a true beauty solution that offers visible skin benefits.