Welcome to Future Cosmetics

Future Cosmetics is a focused, boutique dermatological clinical research organisation for the cosmetic industry.

Future Cosmetics vision is to be the leading cosmetics dermatological clinical research organisation in Africa. Future Cosmetics accomplish this by delivering continuous, personalised service to our South African and international customer base. We utilise technological advanced equipment to ensure innovative efficacy and claim substantiation testing for cosmetics and related products. We focus on quick turnaround times to ensure that customers can meet their commitments and all our clinical testing is performed in line with international standards.

Furthermore, Future Cosmetics has an excellent understanding of product formulations as well as cosmetic raw materials, which play a vital role in the outcome of cosmetic clinical studies. Our volunteer data base and study panellists are diverse in nature and thereby ensure appropriate selection across the range of Fitzpatrick skin types I to VI.

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Future Cosmetics CC is a focused, boutique dermatological clinical research organisation for the cosmetic industry. Up to date, Future Cosmetics CC performed clinical work or evaluations on in excess of 7 400 test samples.

Our expertise includes tertiary training in Chemistry, with specific industry experience in analytical chemistry (organic, inorganic and radioactive chemistry), forensic analysis of drug and toxicology samples as well as forensic expert testimony in the South African courts.

Furthermore, our expertise include strategic marketing management, clinical testing and production of various cosmetic products for multi-national and local South African companies. These cosmetic products include skin care, baby care, sun care, toiletries, colour cosmetics and pharmaceutical products.

early stage product developement.

Future Cosmetics can offer customers the benefit of assisting in early stage product development.

Future Cosmetics CC can consult on the initial stages of the product development life cycle and guide customers through the selection of raw materials. This ultimately assist with the correct raw materials selection in support of their final claims. Thus taking our customers on their journey from concept to final product.

Future Cosmetics has also expanded into claim substantiation of household products, namely washing powder, baby diapers, feminine hygiene products and hand sanitisers.

This extension was requested from various multi-national customers and was accomplished seamlessly as a natural extension of our expertise. We also proud ourselves on the various claim substantiation studies performed during regulatory Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) rulings or assisting ARB interested parties with expert witness support and testimony.

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