Merck goes far beyond offering innovative active ingredients, pearlescent pigments and functional fillers to the cosmetic industry. It is our goal to provide our valued customers with active support on every step of the product development chain.
Cosmetic Application Centers
At our cosmetic application centers it’s easy to tap into Merck’s vast experience with application technology. Use the insights for your own R&D as well as gain profound knowledge of the latest trends and state-of-the-art innovations in the areas of sun care, self tanning, skin care, and color cosmetics.
There are eight cosmetic application centers with about 30 uniquely qualified experts worldwide that provide comprehensive support to cosmetic manufacturers from around the globe. While each center has its own local focus of expertise, they all research the latest developments in raw materials as well as perfect their use in cosmetic applications.
Supporting our Clients from Ingredient to Finished Product
Collaborating with our cosmetic technology centers can help you to quickly turn a current trend in the personal care market into a best selling product, use a powerful active ingredient or an effect pigment to create dazzling color cosmetics or anti-aging treatments, and create exciting ideas for new product lines.
You also get:
- Kits with cosmetic sample formulas
- Product claim substantiation (clinical and scientific studies)
- Innovative ideas by using latest R&D materials
- Solutions for scale-up processes
- Access to technical trainings, workshops and seminars
Where to Find & How to Contact a Cosmetic Technology Center?
We look forward to hearing from you and helping you to to create your most successful products yet.