At a time where Independent Beauty Brands are shaking up the Beauty world. The Beauty Chemist, Tumi Siwoku, launched a research and development consultancy and laboratory in Hampton, London.
Siwoku, a Cosmetic Science (BSc) Graduate – London College of Fashion Alumni has over a decade of Industry experience. She is a member of The Society of Cosmetic Scientist (SCS) and a founding member of the Nigerian Society of Cosmetic Science (NiCos). British born, she uses her resource rich African heritage as inspiration for interesting and inspiring raw material trends and concepts.
Siwoku has worked at multinational and small scale contract manufacturers in the UK before transitioning into Regional Account Management and ingredient sales in 2017.
There she saw a gap in the market to serve and make R&D facilities accessible to indie beauty entrepreneurs.
Beauty Science Labs, exists to give independent beauty brands the necessary resources and technical support to facilitate new innovative product development.
The laboratory values designing unique, creative and ‘on trend’ formulations to suit a brands personality. They are passionate about efficacy, educating brand owners on how to eliminate toxic marketing and encourage sustainability throughout the supply chain of FMCG in beauty working with Ecovadis or Fair Trade approved suppliers where possible.
Beauty Science Labs make cosmetic science fun and inclusive. They hosted a Lipstick Making Workshop during Powderham Castle’s Art Week, participated in Scrub up on Science’ SCS initiative speaking to pupils at Plymton School Plymouth on the possibilities of cosmetic science and are digitally savvy brand with a strong social media presence.