Formulation Challenge

  • Formulation Challenge (11 Oct)

    The Formulation Challenge is a practical activity (think Master-Chef but for cosmetics) that will take place at in-cosmetics North America (in association with, and judged by, the Institute of Personal Care Science and Mintel).

    Winners will receive a prize, recognition and media coverage at the Awards Ceremony.

    NEWSFLASH: 2017 competitors have been confirmed as Colgate-Palmolive, Unilever, Estee Lauder and Shiseido.

    About the Challenge:

    Several teams of highly skilled professionals will display the precision of surgeons, the knowledge of chemists and the creativity of artists to prove they are created the best formulation.

    The Challenge will take place on Wednesday 11 Oct, from 15:45 to 17:15 in the Formulation Lab at the show and will consist of a mystery box full of ingredients to create an impressive formulation. You will get 90 minutes to create an innovative product with a range of lab equipment.....

    Apply now (only open to cosmetic / contract manufacturers)

    The search for the Crème de la Crème of formulation 2017 is on…. Are you up for a challenge? Who will claim the title this year? 

  • What happened in 2016?

    Read the full article on what happened at the Formulation Challenge last year..

    More information

    Want to participate in the challenge?

    Find a team of 4 R&D specialists and 2 marketing professionals to apply. NB: You will also need to register for SHOW entry.

    Application Form

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