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


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