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In The Meantime, Don't Miss Our Sister Event; The Beauty & Skincare Formulation Conference

Brand-Side Insights Into The Latest Active Ingredients, Raw Materials, Natural & Consumer Trends For Successful, Consumer-Focused Beauty, Cosmetics & Skincare Formulations & Products
Harness The Latest Trends & Innovations Around New Ingredients, Naturals, Anti-Ageing, SPF, Anti-Pollutants, Packaging & Microbiomes, Upscale Your NPD & Get To Grips With Advances In Technologies & Testing - Whilst Guaranteeing Regulatory Compliance. A One-Day, Brand-Led Conference & Networking Event, 27th June 2019, Millennium Gloucester, Central London


19 Skincare & Cosmetics Professionals Share Their Insights & Strategies On Guaranteeing Regulatory Compliance & Harnessing The Latest Trends Around New Ingredients, Naturals, Anti-Ageing, SPF, Anti-Pollutants, Packaging & Microbiomes & Upscaling NPD. PLUS! Advances In Technologies & Testing:

  1. New Active Ingredients & Raw Materials Trends – A Recipe For Success: Value-adding formulations which fly off the shelves
  2. Boost Success With Natural Products: Deliver winning natural products and create on-trend, effective and compliant products with insights into the latest brand-side innovations and consumer perceptions
  3. Monetise Consumer Trends: Ensure your products and brand are on-trend and resonating with a more savvy consumer base
  4. Best-Practice Approaches To Substantiating Claims, Labelling & Regulations: Guarantee compliance and get ahead of the competition
  5. Anti-Ageing Products & Development Opportunities: Leverage the latest ingredients and trends and deliver effective and honest products to consumers
  6. Advanced SPF, Anti-Pollution & Skin ProtectionStrategies to protect consumers’ skin health and wellbeing and mitigate the damage of sun, pollution and more
  7. Fit-For-The-Future Packaging & Plastics Strategies: Cut down on plastic usage with practical steps to adopt sustainable packaging solutions and respond to consumer demands
  8. Microbiomes Update: Explore the latest trends and convey the honest and positive benefits surrounding microbiomes to consumers
  9. Cutting-Edge Testing & Technologies: Optimise your testing equipment and new technologies to increase accuracy and product efficiency
  10. Upscaling Advice: Overcome common pitfalls and challenges faced when expanding laboratories and manufacturing capabilities

PLUS! This Beauty & Skincare Formulation Conference Also Includes:

  • 19 Brand-Side Speakers From Leading Cosmetics Brands, Beauty Professionals & Retailers In 1 Day
  • Sister Event Of The Market-Leading Beauty Trends & Innovations Conference
  • Consumer Trends Q&A Panel Featuring Marks & Spencer and Oriflame
  • Special Interest Discussion Zones: Vegan, Product Claims, Upscaling, SPC, Colour Cosmetics, Personaliastion, Happiness & Wellbeing
  • Senior-Level Networking
  • Interactive Voting
  • Open Q&A
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19 Brand-Side Speakers Covering: Active Ingredients & Raw Materials • Naturals • Consumer Trends • Anti-Ageing • Protection: Anti-Pollutants & SPF • Claims & Regulations • Packaging & Plastics • Microbiomes • Upscaling • New Technologies & Testing

08.30 Registration, Morning Coffee & Objective Setting

09.00 GIC Welcome & Interactive Voting Introduction & Chair’s Opening Remarks
Rhea Cartwright, Head of Buying & Retail Operations, Fern Skin Clinic

09.20 Identify & Incorporate The Latest Active Ingredient Trends To Produce Value-Adding Formulations Which Fly Off The Shelves

Majella Lane, Senior Lecturer & Director of the Skin Research Group, University College London

09.40 Understand The Hottest Industry Trends Around Natural Ingredients & Consumer Perceptions & Deliver Winning Products Which Meet The Regulatory Guidelines

09.40 Perspective One: Jo Chidley, Founder, Beauty Kitchen

10.00 Perspective Two - The Future Of Natural Beauty
Guam Mawora, NPD Technologist – Ethical, Beauty & Aromatherapy, Holland & Barrett

10.20 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

10.50 Bonus Session Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email

11.20 Ensure Your Products & Brands Are On-Trend & Resonating With A More Savvy Customer Base

Lauren Kempen, Product Technologist (Skincare, Suncare & Mens), Marks and Spencer

Fanny Dubois, Principal Front-End-Technology Chemist, Oriflame Research & Development

More Panellists To Be Announced. Please Check Website For More Details.

11.50 Consumers & The Charcoal Trend

Marita Alegre, European R&D Director, Church & Dwight

12.10 Delve Into The Differing Perceptions Of Anti-Ageing Products To Gain An Advanced Understanding Of Your Consumers’ Needs & Deliver Suitable Products

Speaker To Be Announced; Please Check Website For More Details


12.30 Anti-Pollution: Blue Light & Indoor & Outdoor

Jeanette Berdos, Senior Product Development Chemist, The Body Shop

12.50 Lunch For Speakers, Delegates & Partners

13.20 Specialist Interest Discussions & Networking Zones

A) Vegan: Jay Ranaweera, Technologist – Beauty, Tesco PLC

B) Product Claims: Marta Azarpour, Regulatory & Technical Coordinator, Aromatherapy Associates

C) Upscaling: Rachel Parsonage, Managing Director & Lorna Mitchell, Product & Brand Director, KMI Brands – Noughty

D) SPF   E) Colour Cosmetics  F) Happiness & Wellbeing  G) Personalisation

13.50 Chair’s Opening Remarks

14.00 Get Ahead Of The Competition & Guarantee Compliance With Best-Practice Approaches To Regulations, Labelling & Substantiating Claims

14.00 Perspective One: Kim Lahiri, NPD & Product Manager, Absolute Aromas Ltd

14.20 Perspective Two: Jonathan Reynolds, Senior Regulatory Manager, Charlotte Tilbury Beauty

14.40 Perspective Three: Regulatory Innovation & Getting Comfortable In The Grey Areas
Addoo Sakaria Mukhtar, Global Regulatory Technologist, Crabtree & Evelyn

15.00 Practical Strategies To Cut Down On Plastic Usage & Use More Recyclable Materials In Your Packaging Solutions

Aimee Nottingham, New Product Development Manager, Bulldog Skincare For Men

15.20 Bonus Session Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email

15.40 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

16.10 Explore The Latest Trends & Ambiguities Surrounding Microbiomes To Convey Honest & Positive Benefits To Consumers

Kit Wallen-Russell, Co-Founder & R&D Director, JooMo Ltd

16.30 What Pearls Of Wisdom Can Larger Organisations Pass Onto Smaller Companies Looking To Scale Up?

Madiha Sharif, Industrial Chemist (Eyes) & Imaa Saghir, Industrial Chemist (Face), Coty

16.50 Get To Grips With The Latest Technological Advances To Get The Most Out Of Your Testing Equipment, Ingredients & The Hottest Trends

Speaker To Be Announced; Please Check Website For More Details

17.10 Afternoon Chair’s Closing Remarks & Official Close of Conference

Book An Exhibition Stand & 2 Delegate Passes Before 14th February For Only £1,949 +VAT (Save £550). Click here to book your stand. Exhibition space is limited and will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

Can you help beauty, skincare and cosmetics professionals create sales-boosting formulations and products? For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email


PLUS! Have you seen our sister event; The Influencer Marketing Day on 14th May in London? Hear from leading speakers including Sky, Trainline, Photobox, Jagex Games Studio, Visit Britain, Hive and more as they unveil winning strategies to engage your target audience with eye-catching, authentic and effective influencer marketing campaigns. Download the brochure here for more information.