Cosmetic Manufacturing

tallow-based skincare

The Benefits and Challenges of Formulating Tallow-Based Skincare

Skincare formulators and cosmetic chemists can access thousands of raw materials to create effective and safe skincare products, from aromatic herbal extracts and oils to synthetically-made micronutrients and other concentrated performance ingredients. Interestingly, even though cutting-edge cosmetic ingredients are constantly being developed, more formulators are looking back in history for inspiration. They are delving deep […]

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Expanding Your Skincare Business 4 Things to Know

Expanding Your Skincare Business: 4 Things to Know

During the past year or so, the skincare industry has witnessed a giant increase in popularity and sales. Between flashy TikTok trends and the rise of skincare influencers, taking care of your skin has never been more timely. If you own a skincare business, now more than ever may be the perfect time to expand,

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Manufacturing your own skincare products

Cosmetic Manufacturing Options for Your Skincare Startup: Manufacturing Your Own Skincare Products

Welcome back to my 3-part “Cosmetic Manufacturing Options for Your Skincare Startup” blog series. If you’re just joining me, and haven’t read the first two parts of the series, here they are for your convenience: Click HERE to read Part 1: Contract Manufacturing. Click HERE to read Part 2: Private Label Skincare. Those are both

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private label skincare

Cosmetic Manufacturing Options for Your Skincare Startup: Private Label Skincare

Welcome to Part 2 of my “Cosmetic Manufacturing Options for Your Skincare Startup” blog series. In Part 1, we covered the ins and outs and pros and cons of contract cosmetic manufacturing. In Part 2, we’ll dive into the private label skincare startup option. What is private label skincare? Private label skincare is when you

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Contract manufacturing for skincare startups

Cosmetic Manufacturing Options for Your Skincare Startup: Contract Manufacturing

So you’ve decided to start a skincare brand. First of all, congratulations! Despite the pandemic, 2020 saw an increase in new skincare startups over 2018 and 2019. Part of the reason for this is the fact that since so many people (primarily women and women of color) found themselves out of work and stuck at

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