Start a Cosmetics Company

Think that cosmetics business is expensive to start? Not necessarily so. You can actually make selling cosmetics a home business. Find out the ways you can engage in this business, at how much items are usually marked up, what product lines you can start, and where you can get raw materials.

Men, women, teens and children all need cosmetics. As such, it is assured that any cosmetic business would have a sure market to target. If you are planning to start a cosmetics company, you can do so in several ways.

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Cosmetics Business to Start

The impression is that a cosmetics company is an expensive business to start. However, belying common assumption, you can actually start a home-based cosmetics manufacturing. You can make soaps, lotions and oils at home and sell them through small retail stores on consignments, at kiosks in malls, in your house, or in a rented space. The equipment and raw materials will cost only a few hundred dollars. Or you can approach a contract manufacturer to do make a line of cosmetics for you under your label. A contract manufacturer will fill your needs from producing to designing your label and packaging the product. Still another way is to represent or distribute the products of a cosmetic manufacturer in an area where they still have no presence.

Cosmetics Product Line

Here’s a long list of products you can sell: soaps, oils, masques, lotions, lip balms and glosses, lipstick, body powder, shampoos, hair conditioners, bubble baths, deodorant, scrubs, blush, eye shadow, eyeliner, makeup remover, mascara, foundation, perfumes, nail polishes, mouthwashes, douches, anti-aging cream, aftershave, massage lotions, stretch mark lotion, and moisturizers. Sometimes, what it takes to succeed in this kind of business is a little twist: just improve on an existing cosmetic, and if the product becomes a hit, you will be rewarded greatly. Also, you can add in your merchandise miscellaneous items like purses and lingerie to boost profit.
You can offer a variety of products or you can specialize on those targeting specific markets: teens, babies, those interested in all-natural toiletries, those of darker skin color or those who prefer cosmetics with herbal additives.

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Cosmetics Company Startup Cost and Profit

How much you should invest to start the business would depend on whether you will be making the products yourselves and at what capacity; or you will be outsourcing the job. Cosmetics manufactured by private label manufacturer could cost as low as $0.10 per item. And the good news is you can sell the items at several times their original manufacturing cost. Lipsticks are sold at an average of $11. For a home-based business, you can start with just about $1,000.

Cosmetics Business has an easy-to-use guide in buying raw materials, and supplies; in finding a contract manufacturer; and in finding suppliers of cosmetic manufacturing and packaging equipment, containers, and closures.
 

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548 Comments

  • paseka said on February 25, 2009
    how much money exactly is needed for starting the business? i am currently studying BSC Biochemistry, do you think it can be helpful for me if i want to start a big production company in future?
  • Danielle said on June 14, 2009
    I'm looking to start my own cosmetics company but am having a hard time acquiring the necessary start up funds. any ideas or leads would be very helpful. Thanks! [email protected]
  • LaShaun said on August 13, 2009
    I'm interested in starting a cosmetics company, who can talk to get this started. I want to develop my own fragrances.
  • SANTHOSH said on August 29, 2009
    hi sir, we have an idea to start a cosmetic business in india(country) at tamilnadu (state). we need some ideas could you help us
  • vashette said on September 10, 2009
    I am in the process of starting a cosmetics shop in the North West, South Africa. I have visited few, and talked to the owners. They were cool and encouraged me to go for it. I'm so excited about the whole idea. I will put manicure as extension
  • Anne said on November 20, 2009
    I am interested in starting my own line of body cream, lotion, lip balm, etc. I really do not know how to go about starting this or who to talk to or where to get some good research document. I am also interested in talking to contract manufacturers and not sure where to find them. If anyone would like to talk, share ideas or info and even team up, I am open to that. please reach out to me at [email protected]
  • kenneth said on December 6, 2009
    i am thinking of starting a cosmetic company here in the U.S, i already have enough experience of products production. how much will it cost me to start it? including the equipments and raw materials.
  • Ese said on December 28, 2009
    Hi, i am thinking of opening a cosmetic shop here in Nigeria lagos or in Abjua. what is the lowest amount i need to start up?
  • Paul said on January 7, 2010
    Thika, in Kenya. Am employed on a white collar job but i want to start a medium cosmetic shop in THIKA town. please advice on the logistics in term of capital required, what to look for and all other useful information.
  • Rajesh said on January 7, 2010
    I want to start cosmetic business as a proprietorship firm. What are the legal proceedings. I would sell cosmetic in my companies name so do I need any certificate regarding my products safety or efficiency.
  • sameer said on January 14, 2010
    Hi.., My name is sameer and I hope to make a business proposal about my cosmetic company...so i need some help from your web site & I wish you guys will reply me on this matter...Have a nice day. Sameer.
  • fatma belhadj said on January 29, 2010
    hi, my name is fatma and i would like to start my own cosmetics production, it is one of my biggest dreams, so i would really appreciate it if you help me find the best way to start it. thank you..
  • C.V.Ramesh said on February 11, 2010
    My name is Ramesh and having more than 10yrs working experiences in Cosmetics and personal care products formulations, quality, manufacturing, costing, market strategy, operation at economy, packing development I will commit to what your interest. Please contact Ramesh 9962206339, email Id [email protected]
  • pishon b said on February 19, 2010
    my girl friend wants to go into sales of cosmetics, can you please give me details of the most used brands in the industry, and what she'd need to start out. And if she can go ahead and start with the most common brand amongst Nigerian women (M.k) help you better. Lagos, Nigeria
  • Tai said on March 2, 2010
    You can start your own cosmetic line for as little as $500. Even lower than that with some sources in this guide. However, you should also budget for marketing, having a web presence, sampling, attending shows to promote your product, etc. The guide is really a directory of companies that can help you formulate your product, or that have ready-made products that you can put your brand name on.
  • Cheryl said on March 22, 2010
    I am in the process of starting my cosmetics shop, but i would like you to give me some advice on how to make a viable business plan, how to get store shelving for the lowest possible cost. And how to get wholesale goods from the best possible brands. Also i would like to know how much to budget for and how to contact cosmetics vendors for leading brands. Abuja, Nigeria
  • Beatrice said on April 18, 2010
    I'm interested in starting a Cosmetics business but i have no glue how i must start and how much is needed for a start and where can i buy my stock. Exp: Kraaifontein, Cape Town, Western Province, South Africa.
  • Harpreet Kaur Randhawa said on April 23, 2010
    I belong to a Batala, Punjab, India. I am flexible to move anywhere for my business so please guide me to start up anew business.
  • carine said on April 29, 2010
    My name is Carine i've been in cosmetics since 10 years i'm interested in starting my own cosmetics line, but I have no clue how to start it and how much i need. Please help me i am having so much trouble with my new bosses please help.
  • Fortune Star said on May 3, 2010
    I want to start cosmetics business. I am looking at herbal/ natural cosmetics. Could you please help me with process to obtain the FDA / drug and cosmetic license required for the same. I am based in bangalore and want to operate from home. Thank you.
  • jeetendra Malik said on May 5, 2010
    I am going to start trading business in India and wants to deal in cosmetics and perfumes. I can import the perfumes from New york / Dubai / and USA. Is there a possibility to start this type of business in india , In this business We can invest upto 15Lacs INR. Please advise
  • Romy mcelroy said on May 6, 2010
    How could i approach a product manufacturer with my ideas for a product? would i need to have a sample or just my vision. And approximately how much would it cost to create a product with them? Vic Australia.
  • Gaius Godfrey said on May 6, 2010
    Pls kindly help me out. I need to start a cosmetics business 'cos I love it. kindly update me with the requirements and the processes involved.
  • christine Davison said on May 14, 2010
    i am researching starting up my own beauty range of creams and shampoos in the uk. any ideas?
  • Radia said on May 19, 2010
    Hi Christine, that sounds exciting. Do have a manufacturer yet? I am looking at starting my own cosmetics line in Cape Town, South Africa but the prices are quite high.
  • Vini said on May 23, 2010
    Hi I would like to be help on how to write a beat business plan and proposal on perfumes and cosmetics. I would be very grateful to you. Thanks
  • S.K. Singhal said on May 31, 2010
    I am consultant of herbal cosmetics to setup complete formulations those interested contact 09999902577 in india at Delhi
  • Joy said on June 17, 2010
    Hello, am looking at starting my own cosmetic biz with emphasis on liquid soap & degreaser, pls. assist with a biz plan. Lagos Nigeria Many thanks
  • Maria said on June 18, 2010
    I would like to start my own cosmetic business. Chino, CA USA
  • Ricky said on July 6, 2010
    Hi, I am one of the many people in here starting a line of cosmetics. I would like to enhance my knowledge on the botanical extracts, fruit extracts as well as the oils that go into these products. Do you recommend any schools or online classes? Thanks! Fort Myers, FL - U.S.A.
  • Delphine Nabafu said on July 7, 2010
    I would like you to help me with a Business Proposal on how start up a small cosmetic business in Kampala - Uganda. I will be grateful for your assistance.
  • KERLINAH VANWYK said on July 14, 2010
    HI I WOULD LIKE TO START A COSMETIC MANUFACTURING BUSINESS IN BOTSWANA BUT I AM HAVING A HARD TIME ACQUIRING THE NECESSARY START UP FUNDS. I APPLIED FOR A YOUTH DEVELOPMENT FUND BUT I WAS REJECTED BECAUSE THEY SAY I DO NOT HAVE THE NECESSARY EXPERIENCE OF AT LEAST(4 YEARS)TO MANUFACTURE COSMETICS. I ALREADY HAVE FORMULAS THAT I WANT TO USE. PLEASE ASSIST ME WITH ANYTHING RELATED. REPLY TO [email protected]
  • cham said on July 30, 2010
    i live in spring valley, ny 10977, looking to buy makeup wholesale and sell it to people i know, am a makeup specialist, so looking to know if I need any type of license to allow me to buy the cosmetics, as well as any license to sell,
  • Deneen said on August 2, 2010
    Norfolk, VA USA Hello I am a salon owner/ cosmetologist looking to sell cosmetics and perfumes in my salon with our own label on them but I'm having trouble locating a company that can accommodate us. Someone with very low start up because we are a small salon. I just want my salon to be a one stop shop. Please help me [email protected]
  • lindiwe said on August 4, 2010
    i want to start a cosmetic company, with my own label, i'm situated in gauteng johannesburg south africa, i have no idea where to start and how much it will cost me
  • KBW PACKAGING LTD said on August 6, 2010
    Hi, my name is Rachel and I work for KBW Packaging Ltd as a marketing and sales executive. If you want to start your own cosmetic company then we can help you get the ball rolling. We sell packaging machinery: Liquid filling, Tablet counting, Labeling and Capping Machines. We specialist in helping small start-up businesses get off the ground. Contact me on: +44 (0)1252 322220 [email protected] www.kbw-packaging.com
  • mahfuz said on August 6, 2010
    DEAR SIR, I,M MAHFUZ FROM BANGLADESH. STILL NOW I IMPORT COSMETICS GOODS FROM DUBAI , SINGAPORE, CHINA BUT OUR COUNTRY TOO MUCH CUSTOMS DUTY THEN COSTING HIGH SO PLEASE GOODS COSTING LOW AND QUALITY GOOD. THIS PROBLEM YOU ADVICE ME. IT IS MY REQUEST YOU INFORM SOME MANUFACTURER GOOD QUALITY GOOD MANUFACTURE ADDRESS. BEST REGARDS. MAHFUZ
  • Ram Mohan Tripathi said on August 7, 2010
    hello, I am living in vashi, Navi mumbai, India. I want to start cosmetic production from home. could you plz let me know how to start the business? what would be expected expense? what is the procedure for manufacture of product?
  • mee said on August 8, 2010
    I am very much interested in starting my own cosmetic company, small scale.Please i'd love to know how i should go about it and how much it'll cost me.
  • koomala govinden said on August 11, 2010
    I'm from Mauritius Island, Port Louis. Want to know how and which products I can import to start a business here. Thanks
  • laxmipriya Mishra said on August 14, 2010
    I am interested to do marketing and trading of cosmetics products, plz guide me for that
  • Nilesh GHIYA said on August 17, 2010
    Currently working with leading MNC cosmetic company from more than 8 years experience in Manufacturing, Quality of Cosmetic products like shampoos, conditioners, skin care, hair color ETC looking for investor to start an cosmetic mfg unit in india Interested kindly contact on +919890937480
  • Mr Bernard said on September 2, 2010
    I represent a british recording artist/label. With the success of this artist growing from strength to strength we would like to introduce a mens fragrance to add on to our clothing line. I am currently seeking a 'Contract Manufacturer'. If you can help please contact me on: 07908-714-575 or email: [email protected]
  • Flourch DELIGHT said on September 9, 2010
    I'm a Nigerian, i want to set up a cosmetic business but my problem is i don't know whether to make or buy. setting up a cosmetic manufacturing company or buy and resell i want to know which one is more profitable. just need your advice and how could invest on each, if choose any. my location: Port Harcourt Rivers Nigeria.
  • Naresh Balasubramanian said on September 10, 2010
    we would be interested to venture into cosmetic business as, we believe it would also be looked in as a daily use commodity. But the idea is india and our office is based in india already. We can help move products, market it on consignment basis. please give us your ideas and we would expedite accordingly.
  • Merlin said on September 14, 2010
    Hello, my name is Merlin. I have several years of experience in the cosmetics industry. From buying components (lip stick casing, mascara tubes, lip gloss casing, etc.). I also built lasting relationship with several manufacturers in the Los Angeles, CA area. If you have any questions please send me an email.
  • Kerry Hutton said on September 16, 2010
    We are starting an undercover party business and are looking for sponsors to market in the gift bags. We would need samples and marketing brochures. We would not approach competition to your products to market in the gift bags. Please email [email protected] if you are interested. Exp: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Anoush said on September 20, 2010
    Hi I am from Mauritius. If you interested in the cosmetic business i can provide you with all brands cosmetic like marbelle, clavin klein etc all from UK at reasonable price. feel free to contact me. email: [email protected]
  • Minty said on September 29, 2010
    Hi.. I am looking into producing a cosmetic range, i need the right information on finding cosmetic manufacturers i have come up with ideas and a design plan for my cosmetic range. I just need the right manufacturer to make it happen for me.
  • Raed said on September 30, 2010
    Hi Sir, We are an agent in Saudi Arabia for distributing pharmaceuticals, we want to start business marketing and distributing cosmetics. we need your advice about the best new products that can be promoted to the dermatologists with least competition . If you can advice me about the available chances, i would be very great full.
  • Ravi Chune said on October 2, 2010
    Dear Raed: I would like to provide additional information on dermatological products, I think you can provide Chemical peels also called as chemical exfoliates using Alfa & Beta hydroxy acids, this kind of products are moving very good mainly for skin disorders, acne, wrinkles, & facial fricles.
  • Marta B. said on October 5, 2010
    Dear all, I am looking for any cosmetics distributors, SPA and beauty shops owners in S.A. as I am planning to introduce some new products into the market.(Very competitive price) Please contact me on [email protected] Thank you
  • Thando said on October 7, 2010
    hi! i would like to start my own lingerie line and sell it in department stores in south africa. I am in Cape town at the moment Thanks my e-mail [email protected]
  • puro said on October 8, 2010
    am in Zim am currently thinking of starting a cosmetics company. how much do you think i should spent on rent and starting stock.
  • ali said on October 19, 2010
    dear sir, my name is ali elbourini, egypt. i build lab for cosmetics production will be ready for production within 4 months. so that , i look for formulation, ingredient, method, quality control test. for product aerosol body spray, aerosol foot spray, hand and body wash, shampoo. i need my product to being good quality and low cost. ali elbourini, egypt, [email protected] +20182151717
  • fev said on October 22, 2010
    I want to start up a new brand for hair and body care products and wanted help on where to get the best product range and formulas to help start a business especially for african hair care. please email me at [email protected]
  • Mohd Maswood Alam said on October 27, 2010
    We are the manufacturer of Ayurvedic, Unani and Herbal Medicines and Cosmetic Products since 2000. Our manufacturing plant is in Patparganj Industrial Area, Delhi. We are interested in private label manufacturing. We are looking for the parties or individuals for the best products for their own marketing or sale. Regards, Mohd. Maswood Alam Contact: 09212370797/09910800332
  • Abby Ho said on October 29, 2010
    I plan to set up a shampoo and skin care product manufacturing company at Malaysia. Can I know what are the legal and other requirements I should comply to? TQ
  • Lola said on November 2, 2010
    Hi, kindly help with cosmetics copmanies that their products can be shopped to nigeria, i am actually a starter, just opened a small cosmetics store but i want to sell foreign products with the ones i bougtht @ our local market here if possible a DISTRIBUTOR. Thanks
  • jyoti said on November 23, 2010
    Hello, I want to start to up own cosmetic firm in a very small scale, as i dont have the required fund. But i know if given an opportunity i can get a very good business, as i have already worked for a cosmetic firm, now would like to make my own. Please let me know how to start up...thanks
  • Lesedi said on November 24, 2010
    Hi, i'm from pretoria, south africa and i want to start my own cosmetic line mainly aimed at the young market. i'm quite young, i've been doing a lot of research but i still cant find the right investors for funds or the right manufacturers. i'd also like some help with my proposal.. please help email me on [email protected]
  • mohsen nobakht said on November 30, 2010
    i want to know that what kind of international certificate like FDA,.... a cosmetic brand should have? please name other essential certificate for a cosmetic brand. best regards, mohsen nobakht
  • marina bruchlen said on December 2, 2010
    Hi! I live in France. i'm just above 2 create my own mark of natural cosmetic line. if u want 2 join with me pls contact -0033 666535771. u can write 2 me as well [email protected]
  • Selma said on December 2, 2010
    Looking for a brand name cosmetic distributor (names like MAC, Estee Lauder, Chanel, etc). Email me [email protected]
  • Samir said on December 7, 2010
    I want to start cosmetics business in Gujarat (India). At present i am planning for shampoo,cream,lotion and hair oil as small scale unit. please help me with process to obtain the FDA / drug and cosmetic license required for the same. I want detail project report and want formula for various products. I also want name for same. Awaiting for your help. Anyone can contact with about detail at samirj1970yahoo.co.in Thank you. Samir
  • ussama said on December 11, 2010
    dear all we are cosmetics company located in sharjah uae we are doing import and export for all cosmetics product and all the things related to the salon if you need any help please e mail me [email protected]
  • scita said on December 14, 2010
    Hello, I am living in Istanbul/Turkey and have been working on cosmetics industry since 30 years, I am looking for investors who is willing to invest on cosmetics manufacturing and marketing business. Please contact me form my e-mail;[email protected]
  • tenzi said on December 16, 2010
    Hi, I want to open a one stop cosmetic shop with a variety of brands. If anyone has ideas about how to set up, where to import cosmetics from,import procedures etc, please email me a [email protected] Thanks a lot and hoping to get some feedback soon.
  • Y.M Krishna Naik said on December 18, 2010
    hi, this is krishna, i have interest to open the Cosmetic Centre in Bangalore, i want how much amount i should invest on the products. and wt is the deed for cosmetic company and me. pls help me on this, thank you. Regards, Y.M Krishna naik
  • SHAHZAD said on December 25, 2010
    Hi, I want to open a cosmetic shop with a variety of brands in saudi arabia. If anyone has ideas about how to set up, and brief procedures etc, please email me [email protected] Thanks a lot and hoping to get some feedback soon.
  • nahreditiham said on December 30, 2010
    am Nah am interested in opening up a cosmetic shop but i am lacking some ideas so please help me, and much does it take on products, please email me on [email protected] i will be happy
  • MARINA said on January 2, 2011
    Well, just to inform u that 'm also abv to start my range of herbal natural cosmetics ( only with plants) line in France. everything is done. waiting to start to give the orders 2 the manufacture very soon. if anybody wants 2 sell my products u are welcome! tel :0033+666535771. e.mail:[email protected]
  • nailah said on January 3, 2011
    My name is nailah and i'm looking to start my own cosmetic line in 2011 i've heard there are a lot of companies that could do my own custom packaging and my products right in the new york or los angeles area if anyone has any leads on these places can you please email me @ [email protected]
    BTW #50 merlin you dont have your email address posted so that I can contact you...
  • Mark said on January 5, 2011
    I am looking to sell my luxury anti-age skincare business...If anyone is interested in purchasing a great line that has been developed over years of research and development, packaging, website, etc. please email me at [email protected]
  • barbie said on January 5, 2011
    united states, texas. interested in starting a cosmetic line as well as cosmetic accessories. I have investors available. Just need a great idea on where to start and how to outsource manufacturing and packaging
  • Siamak said on January 5, 2011
    We are trying to start a cosmetics line in the USA. We are looking for manufacturers in Africa because we can import from Africa into the US without paying customs taxes. You can see this website for more info about exporting to the US: www.agoa.gov If you are a cosmetics manufacturer in Africa, please post your contact info here so I can contact you. Thanks
  • Laura said on January 8, 2011
    United States, Midwest. I'm doing research for a senior business seminar and I'm attempting to launch a new line of cosmetic foundation. What is the manufacturing cost for this particular item? Also, do you know the total estimated annual revenue of foundation in the cosmetic industry nation-wide?
  • Stephanie said on January 12, 2011
    United States NY/NJ. We can assist you in developing a product or a complete line of products. We cover the following categories, color cosmetics, skin care, body care and hair care. We have experience in formulations, packaging, manufacturing, private label, etc. Email us and let's get started! Email address: [email protected]
  • Susie said on January 14, 2011
    Houston, Texas, USA. I have developed a specialty package item for cosmetics and need help finding someone do the actual design that can be submitted for 1) patent application and 2) for manufacturing. Can you help point me in the right direction
  • Joan Kashub said on January 15, 2011
    Joan North Wales Pa. U.S.A. I want to start cosmetic company from private label manufacturer in New York. Also how do I attend Jacob Javits show in June 2011? My email address is [email protected]
  • veronica said on January 22, 2011
    hi, i would like to know that if i want to start my own cosmetic business but want to know how should i go about making cosmetic ,want to bring my own private labeling market and want to be my own marketing and selling products, and want a person who will do manufacturing for me. and what will it cost in starting business in makeup product and other skin products. how to start over all and what are the requirements in starting my own business and how to get license in DELHI in INDIA.and how to export and import. i will be highly obliged if u give me some information.
  • sugnesh said on January 24, 2011
    Hello, I want to start to up own manufacturing unit for cosmetic items. Please let me know how to start up...thanks..mo. 09428147007..my mail id is [email protected]
  • NUSRAT said on January 25, 2011
    HI I NEED SOME INFORMATION ABOUT COSMETIC BUSINESS PLAN.PLZ HELP ME.
  • Abdi said on January 26, 2011
    I would like to get information about the list of good quality cosmetic products manufacturing equipment that I require for skin and body care products production. I intend to start small scale production in Kenya and then gradually upgrade equipment and hence output. Please offer me lists and possible costs of each item if you can. Every little will appreciated. Thanks in advance. Mr. Abdi
  • Lisa said on January 26, 2011
    Hello, I'm Lisa in Newark, New Jersey. I want to start a "pretty little things" lip gloss line. Nothing big but I have lots of art ideas and pretty things to catch a girl's eye. Please email me back.
  • mumtaaz said on January 31, 2011
    Hi, I whole sale makeup at reasonable prices, MAC powders, lip gloss, eye shadows etc For more info mail me. [email protected]
  • ChiChi said on February 7, 2011
    Hi all, I'm ChiChi from New York City, interested in designing a cosmetic line, but I'm more focused on the business/marketing/branding end. Looking to partner with someone with vast knowledge of the makeup/cosmetic industry and willing to work on a fun, cute line. Serious inquiries only. Email [email protected]
  • RAMESH GOPALANI said on February 9, 2011
    I WANT TO START A COSMETIC MFG CO IN AHMEDABAD, GUJARAT. I WANT TO KNOW HOW TO OBTAIN COSMETICS MANUFACTURING LICENSE & WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS TO BE FULFILLED
  • Youssef said on February 19, 2011
    I’m interesting to start business in cosmetics & make up, and i would like you to advice me how to make a business plan, and feasibility for my store and how to get information about items cost price and minimum quantity need to buy from the brands. Thank you
  • Emily Tan said on February 24, 2011
    i would like to start my cosmetic manufacturing in my rented place, i would like u to advice that is it for manufacturer of cosmetic need any specify space, i mean that must need minimum space required by the application as a cosmetic manufacturer. Please advice. And what is the cost for application for cosmetic manufacturer license and the basic requirement.
  • mac said on March 2, 2011
    please suggest for me good brand name and logo i can use on cosmetics products,e.g deodorant,soaps,shower gel,wash hand lotion,lip sticks etc
  • George said on March 2, 2011
    Based in the UK. Starting up a cosmetics company for men. Need help and direction -> not sure where to start really!
  • jalalu khan said on March 2, 2011
    My name is jalalu khan and having more than 8yrs working experiences in Cosmetics and personal care products formulations, quality, manufacturing, costing, operation at economy, packing development I will commit to what your interest. Please contact , email Id [email protected]
  • Aakash Nigam said on March 8, 2011
    Hi, We're starting up a perfume brand in New Delhi, India. Need guidance, would appreciate it if someone could help out. My mail is [email protected] Thanks..
  • James expert adviser said on March 9, 2011
    @Aakash Nigam, can you please explain little more about your situation to help you better. What exactly you need from others?

    Jestin James
    Startup Biz Hub - Senior Advisor (Staff)

  • kavita said on March 10, 2011
    HI, everyone I am from Mauritus and wish to start my own distribution business entity of cosmetics and allied products. At present, I am a full representatives of AVON items. But I am keen to undertake large scale retailing with products coming from India. Grateful, if someone could help us around. Noticed that many of you all have the desire for manufacturing. Hope by now you have indeed already started perhaps you could diversify your marketing segmentation to exports to Mauritus. With thanks Kavita
  • Pardip said on March 12, 2011
    Hi, I want to start the beauty products like Massage oils, facial products, scrubs sales business in exports and local market. Further Plan to start manufacturing in the longer run. Can you tell me how to start and which markets to target. Got experience in Spa industry and running our own spa centers(3) in Delhi/NCR. Awaiting reply, Pardip
  • Aakash Nigam said on March 14, 2011
    @James: Well, as I said earlier, we're trying to setup a manufacturing unit in Delhi. Now, which all licenses do I need to start this up? Initially we are going to start with just high end colognes for men. After speaking to 1000 people, I got to know that we need a bit more than just a Cosmetics License. Here is the short list of some of the licenses I got to know of:
    1. Cosmetics License
    2. Factory License
    3. Explosives License (for housing "Extra Neutralised Alcohol")
    4. Weights and measures license
    5. Packaging License
    And I'm sure there are some more. Man this is not an easy job. I'd appreciate it if a consultant could get in touch with me and perhaps guide me further.
    Regards, Aakash
  • neha said on March 18, 2011
    Hi Kavita I am neha and into cosmetic business for last 17 years I have an good business opportunity in cosmetic for you
  • Amritaa Khurana beginner adviser said on March 21, 2011
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