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Develop and Grow Your Skin Care Line

April 17, 2014

Learn more from Ni'Kita Wilson on May 7

Have a great idea for a new skin care concept, but don't know where to turn? Head to The Center for Dermal Research at Rutgers University in Piscataway, NJ on May 7 to find out how to turn your dream into a reality. That's when Ni'Kita Wilson, CEO & director of Innovation at Catalyst Cosmetic Development, will explain how to create awareness of the process and resources available which make it possible to develop and grow a skin care product line. Wilson is Essence Magazine 2013 "Innovative Cosmetic Chemist" Beauty Award Winner.

Session attendees will learn how to create awareness of the process and resources available which make it possible to develop and grow a skin care product line. Anyone and others with interest in the area of skincare products from entrepreneurs to faculty, students, researchers, people in economic development and new ventures may benefit from this discussion.

Agenda Topics Include:

1) Creating a reproducible product;

2) Options for increasing the volume of products from a handful to several thousand or more units; including a) buying ingredients retail vs wholesale (bulk), suppliers who include ingredient verification, testing, mixing, blending and other services;

3) What do you need to consider when developing and offering products addressing issues such as bacteria on the skin or dealing with oily and dry skin.

The event will be hosted by Bozena B. Michniak-Kohn, Ph.D., M.R.Pharm.S. Director, Center for Dermal Research Professor of Pharmaceutics, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy.

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