We specialize in formulating & manufacturing plant-based small batch unique & luxury skincare and cosmetics.
We formulate both self-preserving blends along with products that require synthetic preservation systems.
WHAT KIND OF PRODUCTS DO YOU HAVE THE MOST EXPERIENCE WITH FORMULATING & MANUFACTURING? WHAT PRODUCTS DO YOU HAVE STOCK FORMULAS FOR?
Bath & Body Oils
Bath & Body Powders
Body Bronzers, Powder
Body Bronzers, Cream
Body Polishes, Salts
Body Polishes, Sugar
Body Washes (using a Pre-Made synthetic base)
Essential Oil Products
Face Care, Teens
Face Masks, Clay Powders
Face Washes, Oil Based
Foundations, Mineral Loose Powder
Liquid Lipsticks, Matte
Mature Skin Skincare
Mineral Makeup, Powder Blush
Mineral Makeup, Powder Eye Shadows
Mineral Makeup, Powder Foundations
Mineral Makeup, Powder Highlighters
Nail Polishes (custom colors from a 10-free base)
Shower Gels (using a Pre-Made synthetic base)
WHAT ARE THE COSTS TO GET STARTED?
DO YOU FOLLOW GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES?
Yes we do. We are experts in Good Manufacturing Practices.
WHAT KINDS OF EXTRACTS DO YOU USE?
We love being plant-based and we use Fruit & Plant Extracts in our formulations. We have the ability to use Lab Created ingredients in your formulas also.
We use Certified Organic ingredients as well as conventional plant based ingredients. Sourcing is part of our core values and we seek the freshest cold pressed plants oils and butters.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO FORMULATE A CUSTOM PRIVATE LABEL PRODUCT?
Typically, it takes 8 to 18 weeks (and even up to 6 months or more) to customize and existing private label formula. Formulations ‘from scratch’ take 8 to 18 months and more.
WHAT IS THE CAPACITY OF YOUR LAB-SCALE OPERATION?
Our Lab-scale artisan batch size operation can typically ship approximately 1500 – 2500 units per SKU (up to 16 ounces per unit) with a 8 to 10 week lead time. We have the capacity to double and triple that amount with additional notice.
WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?
Woodstock, Georgia USA
WHERE ARE PRODUCTS MADE?
Woodstock, Georgia USA
CAN I TOUR YOUR LAB?
We do not offer tours.
HOW MUCH DOES EACH PRODUCT COST?
We can give you an estimated ball park figure before we get to the formulation stage. Also, you can request what price point you’d like and we take that into account while we are formulating. We consider parameters like packaging, quantity, raw materials sourcing, etc. when pricing your products. A ballpark figure is up to $4 to $25 and more per product piece depending on product specifications.
HOW DO WE GET THE PROCESS STARTED?
We need a completed PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT FORM from you which includes information like your intended packaging, your formulation requirements (ie organic, etc), retail price range, performance requirement (ie hydrating, sealing, protective etc), to name a few.
When we start, we will send you the Request to complete to gather necessary information.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST FOR ME TO BUY THE FORMULATION & OWN IT EXCLUSIVELY?
The typical fee is $6000 US and more per Formula. We can give you an estimate after initial formulation. The final cost is determined by research, performance, innovation, and technology.
WHERE DO YOU SOURCE YOUR INGREDIENTS FROM?
We source ingredients locally, regionally, domestically and globally. We try to stay as close to the farmer as possible for the majority of our sourcing when possible. We often purchase direct from farmers at farmers markets also. Some ingredients we use are not available locally or domestically. We still try to source as close to the farmer as possible. We are happy to formulate your products using only local or regional resources if desired.
CAN I RETURN CUSTOM PRODUCTS?
Custom products are non-refundable.
DO YOU HAVE SAMPLES?
We have some samples available for purchase in a small quantity, Sample Packs are customized for you and start at $100 per pack + shipping. All color cosmetics are custom and color samples are $600 per color with a minimum of 2 colors per request ($1200 per request).
DO YOU PROVIDE LABELS?
No, we do not provide product labels, however, we are happy to help you with ideas for package graphics.
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM QUANTITY OF PRODUCTS I HAVE TO PURCHASE?
120 units per SKU
DO YOU OFFER PRODUCTS SHIPPED IN BULK WHERE WE CAN FILL OUR OWN CONTAINERS?
Yes, we have products we can bulk ship depending on the formula type.
DO I NEED LIABILITY INSURANCE TO SELL CUSTOM PRIVATE LABEL COSMETICS?
WHAT IS THE LEAD TIME FOR PRODUCTION ONCE THE FORMULATION(S) ARE FINALIZED?
8 weeks after your Purchase and after your ready to apply Graphics arrive at our Lab.