Determining the Shelf Life of Your Products

Written by: | April 29, 2019 | 7 responses

A product’s shelf life is the range of time a product, stored following the specific instructions by the manufacturer, will be usable. Since this is a broad description,  it can be interpreted in multiple ways, however, in our industry, it’s tied to a formula breaking over time, or bacteria or other undesirable build up. In […]

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Extending the Shelf Life of Cosmetics

Written by: | June 26, 2018 | 2 responses

Knowing the shelf-life of your cosmetic product is a key to understanding how you will package, promote, store, and manage inventory, including safety stock and projecting sell-through.  Short shelf lives probably mean you’ll want smaller size containers and cool storage with a small amount of safety stock. Longer shelf lives give you more flexibility.  That […]

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