I am a formulation scientist, inventor, manager, beauty blogger, beauty futurologist, science communicator and environmentalist. Biggest achievements to date - Conceiving and formulating one of the top selling pharmaceutical scalp treatment shampoos. Organising the first two Formulate trade shows, now a key feature of the UK cosmetic industry's year. Starting Colin's Beauty Pages, the UK's main blog devoted to cosmetic science and other health and beauty matters. Elected as a Fellow of the Society of Biology 1st October 2013. Specialties: Formulation development, science communication, cosmetic regulatory compliance, rheology, experimental design, finding odd connections between things that nobody else has noticed.I am a formulat

The Dead Turtle Logo: How It Affects Cosmetic and Personal Care Industry

The “Dead Turtle” logo is used to inform consumers about plastic content in everyday products and its impact on the planet. It features a turtle with a plastic ring around its neck and is mandatory on certain products in the EU and Northern Ireland. The logo aims to increase transparency and awareness of Single Use Plastics and their long-term damage to the Earth.

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