Making Cosmetics was created to meet the needs of companies making personal care products with the responsibility for delivering them successfully to market – and addressing the detailed issues associated with taking products through the journey of concept to consumer.  This year is exceptional as we are a featured area within SCS Formulate which enables attendees to identify ingredients and explore all the vital activities needed after formulation all the way to consumer ready product.

The Future of Formulation

SCS Formulate is the UK’s largest event of its kind, focusing on raw materials, ingredients and formulation services for personal care and cosmetic products

Co-located with SCS Formulate

B2B: From Concept to Consumer

Making Cosmetics brings together the key decision makers and innovators from across the Cosmetics and personal care sector. During the two day event you can meet, network and do business with hundreds of professionals looking to find solutions, obtain answers, and buy the products and services they need to fulfil their product development and manufacturing requirements.


Ranging from SMEs through to major corporations, Making Cosmetics delivers an effective opportunity to put your business in front of the people that you need to meet.



For more information please contact: Fergus Ross  -

t: 01892 518877

Making Cosmetics Call for Presentations 2017 is open.


Presentation proposals for the seminars at Making Cosmetics 2017 are welcome.  Presentations will be selected on their merits and relevance to the event.  Topics that could be covered, for example are:


  • Contract Manufacturing,
  • Making Brands
  • Marketing / Branding
  • Packaging
  • Processing / Process Technology
  • Risk Assessment / HACCP
  • Scale-up / Manufacture
  • Science / New Product Development
  • Testing, Efficacy, Claims
  • Regulations


For more information please contact: Fergus Ross  -

t: 01892 518877

The exhibition is in one large hall with meeting facilities next to the exhibitor displays – creating a close integration between the seminars, workshops and exhibition.


There are also two adjacent conference rooms. The combined content of SCS Formulate and Making Cosmetics'  workshops and exhibitors will ensure that the event from formulation to consumer-ready product.


Take a Google tour of the venue on the Ricoh Arena website.

Opening Times


14 Nov: 09.00-17.30
15 Nov:09.00-16.00

For more information please contact: Fergus Ross  -

t: 01892 518877

Ricoh Arena, Phoenix Way, Foleshill, Coventry, CV6 6GE  Located minutes away from the M6, the Ricoh Arena is easily accessible by car from wherever you are coming from in the UK. Click Here for directions on how to get to the Ricoh Arena by car.

From the Organisers of:


A number of special packages have been arranged with local hotels. All details can be obtained by contacting: Choice Locations

Organised by: Step Exhibitions, Step House, North Farm Road, Tunbridge Wells, UK, TN2 3DR  t:01892 518877.