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SCC hosts a Directory of Consultants to the Cosmetic Industry, listing their areas of expertise and information on their services.
A. Rich Development was established in 2001 to provide expertise in the development of marketable formulas for the Personal Care and allied industries. In addition to the ability to develop unique, cutting-edge formulations, the company can also provide strategic marketing plans, package development, sourcing of appropriate manufacturing facilities as well as developing manufacturing specifications and procedures.
Prior to setting up this industry consulting firm, Art Rich was involved in the formula development for such firms as Bath & Body Works, Victoria Secret’s Beauty, Avon Products and Johnson & Johnson. He is a guest lecturer at FIT Master’s Program in Cosmetic Marketing and is also a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the trade journal Global Cosmetic Industry (GCI).
Mark Chandler has founded ACT Solutions Corp (Adaptive Cosmetic Technology Solutions), a consultancy focusing on speeding development of cosmetic products with the goal of enhanced aesthetic appeal and efficacy. Mark is a veteran of more than 25 years in the personal care industry, most with the Croda/Uniqema/ICI Surfactants companies as Technical Manager (though with early stints in Marketing and Sales.)
Adaptive Cosmetic Technology Solutions will help you formulate skin care products that excite and deliver in a fraction of the time normally taken in the old-style iterative process.
The Adaptive approach will not only speed development, but will enable the formulation of products that excite the consumer, leading to repeat business and positive word-of-mouth advertising that is so coveted today in the Information Age.
The hope for Adaptive Cosmetic Technology Solutions is to carry on the legacy of the late Dr. Johann Wiechers, http://www.jwsolutions.com, a longtime friend and colleague with whom I shared a common zeal for science, the cosmetic industry, creative approaches to problems, and Christian faith.
Advantage Research Lab (AR-L) is a new consulting firm specializing in the art and science of Ethnic Product Development and is committed to helping raw material suppliers and finished goods manufacturers drive innovation in the industry with designer molecules and groundbreaking technology. AR-L will provide services in the area of relaxers, Conditioners (all categories), Shampoos, Styling products, Reactive products, Maintenance products, Skin Care products and Color cosmetics. We transform marketing ideas and concepts into product advantage the consumers can readily perceive.
AJ Audit and Consulting, LLC specializes in assisting organizations with the complete certification process for ISO, AS and Nadcap Standards including: initial gap analysis, development of quality manuals, quality procedures, work instructions, development of quality metrics, training, internal audits, vendor surveillance audits, support during third party registration audits and third party surveillance audits and process improvement.
ISO, AS and Nadcap Standards supported include:
• ISO 9001:2008
• ISO 9001:2015
• ISO 14001:2004
• OHSAS 18001:2007
• ISO 13485:2003
• ISO 22716:2007
• Nadcap (Metal Finishing, Heat Treating and Machining).
AJ Audit and Consulting, LLC staff includes Certified Lead Auditors.
AJ Audit and Consulting, LLC provides training in: Quality Management System Development, Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Corrective Action and Preventive Action Planning and Implementation, Calibration Programs, Lean Process Management, Root Cause Analysis, Problem Solving Techniques, OSHA Programs and Six Sigma Implementation.
Alpha Research & Development Ltd. founded by Dr. Nadim Shaath, a leading expert in sunscreens and essential oils, is both an NOP and an EU organically certified facility promoting predominantly the essential oils extracted from flowers, herbs and seeds in our fields in Egypt. We are also a leading consulting firm in sunscreens creating novel new suncare products, advising on FDA regulations and testing including SPF, Critical Wavelength and Water Resistancy as well as the pioneering Infra-Red radiation testing of sunscreens.
Building Beauty, Building Brands … Architectural Beauty works with new or established brands. We are experts at product development of Skin Care, Color Cosmetics, Hair Care, Body and Bath, Spa, OTC, baby products, etc.
Architectural Beauty has worked with clients at every stage of development from startups to established retail skin care/color cosmetic companies as well as those on QVC, HSN and Shop NBC.
Our services reach well beyond just formulation! We provide services from product concept through scale up, manufacturing and distribution.
Our fully staffed 3,000 sq. ft. laboratory is located in Paramus, NJ. We welcome you to set up an appointment to visit us. We are friendly and will work with you to meet your development and branding needs.
BIORIUS is the largest EU regulatory Company specialized in cosmetic registration and compliance. We registered over 6,000 products in EU and we cover many other countries outside EU. BIORIUS has been selected by the largest US Cosmetic Trade Association ICMAD (www.icmad.org) for their EU Program. We have the highest registration production capacity in the market with 100 products per week, and over 300 brands as customers, many are from the USA and Canada. Also offering testing and medical device.
Bria Research Labs, located in Libertyville, IL, provides hair care product development and testing services to the personal care industry. Our mission is to partner with our clients to develop superior hair care products based on an in-depth understanding of consumer needs. Our focus is on hair care products including complex formulations such as hair colors, permanent waves, hair straighteners and ethnic hair relaxers.
Founder Arun Nandagiri has more than 30 years of domestic and international hands-on experience formulating and developing superior hair care products. He held senior-level positions at Fortune 500 companies such as Unilever, American Cyanamid and International Playtex. As the inventor or co-inventor of more than 27 U.S. patents, his expertise blends an understanding of consumer needs with in-depth knowledge of hair care formulation technologies across the full spectrum of products including shampoos, conditioners, leave-on products, aerosol and pump hairsprays, mousses, gels, permanent waving, hair straighteners, ethnic hair relaxers, and hair coloring products.
For information on our performance testing services, please visit our website.
Mission: To provide internationalization regulatory services for these sector industries: • Cosmetics & personal care • consumer health care • household cleaning agents • special medical devices • specialty & fine chemicals Regulatory services: In-depth expertise for the European Union (EU) market: • Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 (Cosmetic Products): Strategic planning & all compliance steps, PIF preparation, CPSR, CPNP notification • Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH): Strategic planning & all compliance steps, dossier & SDS preparation, SIEF participation, substance inventory management • Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (CLP – Classification, Labelling & Packaging): Classification of substances and mixtures • International Representation: Responsible Person (RP) for cosmetic products, REACH Only Representative (OR) for cosmetic ingredients & other chemicals • Regulation (EC) 648/2004 (Household products and Detergents) World-wide strategic regulatory partnerships: USA/Canada, Brazil-/S. America, Japan, ASEAN, China, India, S. Korea, Taiwan, Russia, Israel, Turkey, S. Africa Global knowledge for cosmetic ingredient compliance: Regulatory frameworks for cosmetics, borderline products and chemicals, GHS Training (online/onsite): EU / Global cosmetics’ regulatory affairs workshops
Cosmet-Pharm Consultants, LLC, is dedicated to the needs of the cosmetic, skin care, personal care and OTC topical drug products industry. It has expertise in working with the clients to provide the full spectrum of unique skin care marketable formulas and in the execution of global formulation strategies which includes reducing complexity by consolidation of formulations portfolio.
It also provides services in product development, sourcing of manufacturing facilities, technology assessment, providing expert advice and assist pre-trial efforts in areas such as product claims and patent infringement. CosmetPharm also provides customized product category training and knowledge management through on-site training seminars.
The principal, Vispi Kanga has over 35 years experience in formulating and developing skin care products from concept to commercial production with the largest international personal care products companies such as P&G and Unilever. He was an adjunct professor in the Graduate School of Natural Sciences at Fairleigh Dickinson University and holds several cosmetic patents. He is an emeritus member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists and the American Chemical Society.
Cosmetech Laboratories, Inc. is a full service consulting laboratory of skin and hair care products including: Sunscreens, moisturizers, AHA, depilatories, cleansers, anti-acne products, make-up, toners, antiperspirants/deodorants, baby products, shampoos, hair-conditioners, hair fixatives, etc. Additionally, we can assist you with full scale-up and manufacturing issues.
cosmetictranslation.com offers unique professional translation services exclusively to the cosmetic industry. Our collaborative team approach combines the skills of outstanding, certified translators with an in-depth knowledge of cosmetics – products, advertising, marketing, sales and technology. The result is superbly accurate translations that convey the true spirit of the original cosmetic copy.
Our cosmetic translation specialties include . . .
Knowledge of language alone won’t do the job: We also speak cosmetics! Our translators are highly educated, dedicated professionals with a love for the nuance of language and a commitment to excellence. In addition, they are backed by a thorough understanding of cosmetic products including skincare, haircare, deodorant, fragrance, shaving and pigmented products. We have more than 40 years of experience in cosmetics in areas ranging from cosmetic product formulation and regulatory requirements to the creation of marketing strategies and advertising copy…and apply this knowledge to every cosmetic translation we perform.
High quality, fair rates and responsive service. Our simple but ambitious goal is to be accepted as a member of the team by each of our clients.
For more information, please visit or website. Call or e-mail to put our unique services to work for you.
Cosmetix Design is a full service consulting firm specializing in skin care, hair care and OTC formulations. We help clients create products from start to finish, including key ingredient selection, formulation, testing and manufacturing support.
CRDR Consulting advises on and provides direction for the research, development and regulatory aspects of cosmetic products. This includes the “how to” of formula development, process development, Q.C. procedures, handling outside vendors and product troubleshooting. It also includes the preparation of regulatory documentation for domestic—especially FDA— compliance, foreign countries, patent development, product labeling, MSDS’s, S.O.P.’s, etc. Clients range from “Fortune 500” companies to small ‘start-ups.’
Tom Vichroski is a member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society, the Association of Consulting Chemists & Chemical Engineers and the American Chemical Society. He has participated on the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Personal Care Products Council and holds several cosmetic patents. More than thirty-eight years of product development experience has provided a background covering a wide range of cosmetics including OTC products.
Statistical services for all phases of cosmetic and personal care product development and marketing. Professional accredited statistician will work with manufacturers, CROs, and sensory researchers on gaining insights. Activities include data management, experimental design, data analysis, graphical display and report writing. I have experience with data from laboratory sources like instrumentation and in-vitro studies as well as observational and consumer research.
Dynamic Blending Specialists is a custom product formulation consulting firm that specializes in product development and reverse engineering of cosmetics, personal care, and nutraceutical products. Dynamic Blending Specialists has a dedicated technical team to assist our clients in many ways. Dynamic Blending Specialists offers quick turnaround time for any project. Our consultants are knowledgeable with FDA requirements and quality related issues. Dynamic Blending Specialists have developed and formulated products for many different companies around the country. Dynamic Blending Specialists is a partner of two private label contract manufacturers that accept low first time order quantities. This can be extremely beneficial to new companies who can’t afford 10,000 unit first time runs. Whether you need a custom formula developed or you need an existing product manufactured & packaged, Dynamic Blending Specialists is your company.
Focal Point Research Inc. (FPR) is a leading North American Scientific Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance consulting firm. Established in 1990, we have been trusted consultants to companies worldwide. FPR has the unique ability to assist in many aspects of scientific, regulatory and new product development projects. From early stage development to regulatory approvals, manufacturing and quality assurance, FPR provides comprehensive insight not typically found in a single consulting firm. The broad technical expertise and commitment to excellence at FPR enables us to develop and deliver the services needed, with a “right the first time” approach. FPR deals with small, medium and large corporations, as well as industry associations and government bodies. The elite services that FPR provides are vital to the success of its clients, with strict assurance of confidentiality in all aspects of our work.
The multifunctional team at FPR has expertise in areas such as:
Natural Health Products
FPR also has extensive knowledge in the development, review, evaluation, and preparation of Regulatory submissions. This knowledge is used to support your needs through a diverse service portfolio, which includes:
Georgalas Endeavors, LLC provides services to the personal care industry in four key areas: Formulation, Applications Development, Technical Training and Technical Support. *Formulation services, with specialization in natural certification standards, focus on skin care, suncare and haircare *Ingredient applications can be investigated and developed for new and existing technologies and raw materials including prototype formulations. *Technical Training for Sales, Marketing and R&D personnel can be provided tailored to the target audience covering aspects of cosmetic chemistry and formulation instruction in lecture and in laboratory formats individually or in groups of any size. *Technical Support can be provided for marketing, field sales and customer service as well as research and development including technical writing, presentations preparation and delivery at scientific and commercial venues, and promotional assistance at trade shows.
Art Georgalas brings his extensive experience to this endeavor with a dual finished product development and supplier side background of over 35 years. Art also instructs in the Fairleigh Dickinson University Cosmetic Science Masters program and is active in the Society of Cosmetic Chemists at the local New York Chapter, National and International levels.
Gillons Inc. is the one and only type of companies in the United States that offers all-at-one-stage services in every step of Personal Care products development including: -Market Research -Innovative Formulation & Testing (Stability, Analytical, Micro) -Packaging & Label Designing -Manufacturing -Claim Substantiation -Global Regulatory Affairs
Our vision is to be the most reliable product developer of a range of skin care, health and beauty care, hair care, cosmeceuticals and OTC pharmaceutical products.
Gillons Inc. wants to ﬁnd the way to success through the latest research, introduction of new ingredients in the formulations and innovation in packaging. Our target is continuous improvement, not only in manufacturing operations, but also in modern product development, marketing trends and end-user demands. We invest continuously to make this possible and to ensure that we always have the capability to meet customer needs. Our goal is to develop the products of highest quality at competitive prices. Your satisfaction is our success!
Grace Kingdom Beauty – Cosmetic Product Development Consulting Created with passion, fused with innovation, Grace Kingdom Beauty specializes in cosmetic product development and marketing in skin, hair, color and fragrance ancillary developments.
Over 20 years of experience in cosmetic product formulation, raw material innovation, retail sales and bringing start-up brands from concept to counter. Ability to provide 360 degree cosmetic product development services from concept to counter as well as novel technologies for first to market. From cosmetic raw materials to formulations, from pilot to manufacturing, from retailers to consumers, from local to global, as long as it’s in BEAUTY, the possibilities are endless. Live & Breathe in Beauty. Impossible Means I’m Possible. Your perfect balance of R&D and Marketing. Contact Grace Kingdom Beauty Today to Make Your Beauty Empire A Reality.
International Cosmetics is known worldwide as an authority on Regulatory Affairs, Product Formulations and Quality Assurance issues.
On staff we have a qualified Safety Assessor as required by the EU for Dossiers/PIPs, and an ISO 9000 certified Auditor for Quality Assurance. We offer Expert Witness services for Product Liability and compliance, Domestic and International Intellectual Property and other issues.
Other specialties include US FDA GMP compliance and US agent services to FDA.
Intertek has a global team of trained toxicologists and regulatory specialists with expertise in Regulatory Affairs, Toxicological Risk Assessment, Toxicity Testing, and GHS compliant Safety Data Sheets (SDSs).
On our Health, Environmental, and Regulatory Services team, we have several qualified Safety Assessors as required by the EU Cosmetics Regulation to complete a Cosmetic Product Safety Report for the Product Information File (PIF). With decades of experience, our experts have direct knowledge of the regulatory landscape of both cosmetic ingredient suppliers and finished good cosmetic manufacturers.
With over 37,000 employees in over 100 locations worldwide, Interek can assist with regulatory and safety issues from around the globe including chemical inventory registrations and notifications, REACH dossiers, and Prop 65 assessments. In addition, Intertek offers many laboratory services including microbiological testing for preservation challenge tests, analytical testing to determine physical and chemical properties, and stability testing.
From Alpha Amino Acids to Peptides and to Omega Hydroxy Ceramides, modern cosmetic formulas (skin care, hair care, body care…) need concepts based on science, understanding of skin and hair physiology, innovative mechanisms of action and marketing appeal.
20 years of wide ranging experience in the field allow me to propose my services to assist your company in the above tasks for bringing Beauty Ideas to the Beauty Center, from Mass Market to Luxury Brand, from Anti-age to Whitening, from Me-too to Exclusive High-Tech.
The keys to success in which I propose to assist you are:
– To find Ideas that can be translated into Beauty Products
– To evaluate the Science and Technology and estimate the value behind offerings to the market
– To help evaluate the safety of the finished product (study of the ingredient profile, the formulas, the applications)
– To help understand and implement the regulatory aspects
– To translate the Science into consumer compatible language and concepts, and to adapt the “Mix” of Science and Marketing language to the level of the audience’s understanding (Press, Sales and Marketing teams, Consumers, Authorities, …) in written or oral presentations (in English, French, German or Spanish)
– To broaden the international appeal and take the products abroad…
Lechler Labs, Inc. has been developing and producing color cosmetic, skin care and hair care formulations for select private label clients since the 1950’s. As a small manufacturing business, our expertise and area of specialization has evolved into being the trusted R&D resource for other small health and beauty brands.
• Stock or custom formulations under your own private label. • Ability to quickly create products • Low minimums of top quality, specialized products • Over sixty year’s experience in formula research and product development. • Fluency in Spanish, French and German. • Vegan formulations available.
Lechler Labs, Inc. will manufacturer products in quantities as low as 1000 units. We can provide product development, packaging assistance and component decoration. We can fill bottles, jars, pots, multi-cavity trays, tottles, plastic tubes and sticks.
At Mariposa Labs, a leading manufacturer of custom label personal care products, we take your goals very seriously. That’s why we intend to be the best manufacturing partner your business will ever have.
Mariposa excels at understanding our clients’ vision and meeting their needs. We work closely with your team to plan and execute each phase of production, packaging and delivery. We think of you as a valued and important partner. You can think of us as…The secret behind your success.
Microbiological Testing & Consulting provides comprehensive product research & development and product safety services to the middle market personal care product firms. In its 20th year, MTC works to provide all companies in the industry the same capabilities as their larger personal care competitors. Our product research & development services have developed hundreds of the new or reformulated products in the marketplace today, staying ahead of the most desired formulation trends your consumers demand. To maintain control of your product, you will also own the formula. The Microbiological Testing & Consulting micro lab works to insure the safety of your products with a strong array of services including routine micro testing, challenge and stability testing. Our lab consultants work for you to evaluate and ascertain the compliance of your production facilities with the standards both you and the FDA require to keep your products safe and to protect your bottom line. They write and evaluate cGMP and test for compliance on your behalf as well as investigate product safety problems to find a solution for you. Everything we do is designed to keep you in control: Control of your product, Control of your market, and Control of your product safety! Our team at MTC is ready to discuss those parts of your business that provide challenge so you can focus on the parts that help you grow. Call us today to start you on the path to the answers you need.
The NSF Cosmetics and Personal Care Program addresses the needs raised by new and emerging legislation, retailer-prohibited chemical lists, manufacturing-related quality issues and consumer safety concerns. Our role is to help ensure the safety, quality and regulatory compliance of cosmetic and personal care manufacturing facilities, ingredients and products. Our goal is to provide manufacturers, brand owners and retailers superior quality assurance and brand protection.
Services include: • Auditing to verify conformance to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards such as ISO 22716 and European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients (EFfCI) to minimize the risk of adulteration or misbranding of cosmetics and personal care products. NSF’s global network of skilled auditors provides graded audits to multiple country and retailer-specific cosmetic GMP standards. • Testing to verify regulatory compliance and material safety and to substantiate label claims. • Product Certification to accredited greener and organic product standards, including the EPA’s Design for the Environment (DfE) program, the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) and the American National Standard for personal care products containing organic ingredients (NSF/ANSI 305). • Training of cosmetics and personal care quality and regulatory professionals to keep them apprised of emerging regulations and best practices in manufacturing, distribution and supply chain quality. • Consulting on a wide range of cosmetic and personal care regulatory and quality issues, providing expert guidance on implementing effective quality systems, developing ingredient risk assessments and responding to regulatory issues and warning letters.
Sensory Spectrum, a globally recognized management consulting firm, specializes in understanding the sensory-consumer experience for industry, academia and government. Our approach links advanced sensory methods to consumer research with the latest statistical analysis procedures to provide business and technical solutions for confident decision making. Product performance and consumer acceptance depend on the interplay of fragrance, feel and appearance. Sensory Spectrum offers project management, management consulting services, training programs, consumer testing onsite and product related short courses.
Over 20 years of experience in cosmetic product formulation, Shahin Kalantari has invested his expertise to the needs of the cosmetics, skin care, personal care and OTC topical drug products industry. He provides clients, create products from start to finish, including key ingredient selection, formulation, testing and manufacturing support.
Shahin Kalantari has created the first certified organic skincare line in North America, Since 2008 (http://www.eaurganic.com).
He provides services in Quality Management System Development, Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Corrective Action and Preventive Action Planning and Implementation, Calibration Programs, Root Cause Analysis, and Problem Solving Techniques in ISO, GMP, Natural and organice regulatory systems.
Shahin Kalantari is the 2015 Chair elect of the SCC Ontario Chapter.
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Sixth-Man Consulting was founded by Ro Oteri to support companies participating in the Personal Care and Pharmaceutical industries, ranging from materials suppliers to branded marketers. He brings a wealth of commercial and technical expertise having served in global senior management positions at raw material suppliers, Presperse, ISP, and TRI-K and the dermatology finished products provider, Amcol Health and Beauty Solutions.
Sixth-Man Consulting focuses primarily in two areas. The first is helping specialty chemicals and materials manufacturers grow or start their business in the personal care industry. Ro specializes in high level strategy development and business planning as well as program execution in the areas of sales, marketing, business development, new product development and geographic expansion.
Sixth-Man Consulting also works with branded marketers providing support services in the areas of product development. Specifically, the firm lends expertise in formula development, packaging, manufacturing, regulatory, and supply chain functions.
Sixth-Man Consulting addresses an important need in the industry for proven expertise at a moments notice that fills an organizational gap, solves a problem, or creates strategy and plans to take a business to the next level.
Steinberg & Associates, Inc. was established in 1995 as a consulting company for the personal care industry. It specializes in US Regulations for cosmetics and OTC drugs; Foreign regulations including EU dossiers, labeling and addresses; cosmetic microbiology problems; formulations; marketing of ingredients; and cosmetic chemistry. The founder, David C. Steinberg has also served as an expert witness in patent infringement and liability lawsuits.
Steinberg & Associates is pleased to announce the addition of GHS compliant Safety Data Sheets (SDS) Authoring Service for finished cosmetic products to its list of services offered. Utilizing the latest software, Steinberg can provide you with a fully compliant, professional SDS for a reasonable cost with an excellent turn-around time. Contact us today at 609-799-1575 for more information.
Linda Gearke, CEO and Owner of Strictly Personal – The Personal Care Marketing Experts has 20+ years of experience in the cosmetics industry, including expertise in the formulation, technology assessment, development, branding and marketing of skin care, hair care, bath and body and a broad variety of other personal care products.
Strictly Personal is a highly successful, full-service global personal care product development and marketing company with a profound passion for natural, anti-aging and innovative technology application. Dedicated to the needs of the entrepreneur, major corporation or celebrity with a desire to launch their own unique skin care, cosmetic, hair care or other personal care product or product line. Long established vendor relationships with chemists, dermatologists, package suppliers, as well as contract custom and private label manufacturers helps us to offer clients the international targeted resources needed to support the complexities of successfully launching a product line from concept to distribution, thereby saving clients money, time and the headaches involved in selecting sub-standard contractors in efforts to successfully and cost-effectively launch a product line.
EXTRAORDINARY AREAS OF EXPERTISE INCLUDE:
Insightful competitive market analysis and product reviews to ensure strong brand positioning. Guides custom or private label formula development. Assist with component selection; sourcing highest quality raw materials; label, graphics and web site design; profitability pricing products for retail; field and stability testing; regulatory issues; technical, marketing, sales and pricing strategy; superb marketing copy-writing; business plans; distribution channels.
Among her corporate positions within the industry, Linda Gearke was brand Manager and Director of Product Development for Minneapolis-based Regis Corporation and its mall-based salons, as well Director of the Personal Care Products Division at Conklin Company, Minneapolis. She also served as a retail sales advisor and product application trainer at Aveda.
Strictly Personal can help with any aspect of sustainable skin care product formulation, natural, green shampoo, conditioner and styling product formulation, or the development of any eco-friendly personal care products (anti-aging skin care: serums, creams, hair care, hand/foot care, hand cream, color cosmetics including nail polish, eye shadow, lipstick, bath & body, soaps, candles, vitamins, nutritional bars and drinks, etc.,) or service. Core markets are the USA, Europe (EU) and Canada.
Susan Raffy Consulting is a full service R&D laboratory for skin, hair, bath, body, bath, spa, fragrance and OTC products. We have small production run capabilities (500 – 2000 pieces) and can assist you with full scale-up and manufacturing when you transition to a larger manufacturing facility. I can provide referrals for packaging, graphic designers, decorators, labeling, unit cartons, and other beauty industry related services.
For over 27 years, President, Susan Raffy has been a cosmetic chemist to the personal care industry. As an industry professional, she specializes in the latest technologies and innovation and has formulated for many well-known brands with various channels of distribution. Susan is an active member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, Beauty Industry West and American Chemical Society. Susan has served as Chair of the California Chapter of the SCC and is a two term Past President of the BIW.
Cosmetic and OTD Product Development including formulation labelling/packaging and plant startups. Natural Products and custom delivery of cosmetic actives our specialty—EWG Compliant Systems/Formulations. More than forty years of expertise in skin hair and oral care. We develop it—you own it.
Applied Research on new cosmetic actives targeted for dermaceuticals and OTC drugs using custom delivery agents. Contract research plans negotiable. Complete laboratory facilities located in convenient Bridgewater, NJ. We encourage interaction on a personalized basis to provide the best products possible for marketing.
Mort Westman provides technical assistance, and expert witness services, for litigation, patent issues, and general legal matters based on more than 35 years’ direct experience in the development and commercialization of cosmetic, and personal care products. Full spectrum of hair and skin care products, including such highly specialized categories as: • Hair Bleach / Lightener • Hair Dye / Color • Hair Relaxer • Hair Straightener • Permanent Wave In depth knowledge of Standards of Care and Practice for Consumer Products and Professional/Salon Products — both General Market and Ethnic, including: • Pre-Market Testing • Manufacture • Cosmetology / Salon Procedures • QA/QC Testing In depth knowledge of Regulatory Requirements, including those pertaining to: • Labeling • Cautions and Warnings • Marketing Claims