What to Do with a Broken Cosmetic Formula

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There are few things more frustrating or panic-inducing than having one of your cosmetic formulas break. However, this is a fairly common issue. You may need to replace an ingredient that has been discontinued, banned by the government or regarded as unacceptable by the public. It’s important to know how to handle a broken formula… Read more »

Why You Need Momentum On Your Side

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At Momentum Search Consultants, we understand that every company in the cosmetics industry is just as diverse as the vast array of products produced. Consequently, we offer a wide variety of services designed to benefit businesses of all sizes, budgets, and needs. Our team has you covered, whether you want us to help you find… Read more »

4 Reasons It’s Time for a New Job in 2018

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Job Search Tips

There’s no better time to make a fresh start than a new year. Now that December is coming to a close and 2018 is upon us, it’s time to evaluate your current job status to see if it’s still working for you. The ever-changing cosmetics industry is filled with exciting opportunities, so if you’re not… Read more »

3 Things You Must Do to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

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Finding the right cosmetic chemist position can be very challenging. The industry is very competitive, so it’s important to make sure you cover all the bases. If you haven’t been focusing on your LinkedIn profile, it’s time to make it a priority. This platform gives you the unique opportunity to showcase your skills to the… Read more »

Want a Raise? Consider a Job Move for Biggest Increase

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So you are looking ahead to 2017 and thinking about where you want to be in your work life. What kind of changes do you want to see? What kind of job expansion (or reduction) would make you happiest? How can you maximize your earning potential? All of these are great questions to consider as… Read more »

How to Network When You Really Hate It

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Getting ahead in the cosmetics industry, like most others, is often about who you know. In this incredibly competitive field, companies simply can’t afford to make a bad hire, so managers place a great amount of weight on personal connections. If you’re looking for a new opportunity, it’s important to put yourself out there by… Read more »

Past Pay Questions Now Illegal in Massachusetts

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To help close the pay gap between men and women, Massachusetts has enacted the first state law barring employers from asking about an applicant’s past wages before offering a job. Instead, employers are now required to state a compensation figure upfront which forces decision makers to hire based solely on what an applicant’s worth is… Read more »

How to Get Through Those Dreaded Year-End Reviews

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Prepare for Year-End Reviews

From the outside, many people assume every aspect of working in the cosmetics industry is glamorous, but even an exciting industry must deal with year-end reviews. It’s time to finish writing them — or finally get started — and schedule time to meet with each member of your cosmetics team individually. The beauty industry is… Read more »

Do Consumers Want Personal Care Products that are Endorsed by Celebrities?

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Celebrity sells — and personal care products are certainly no exception to the rule. People idolize their favorite stars and they want to purchase products that will help them feel a deeper kinship to their idols. When a popular celebrity endorses makeup, a fragrance or a personal care product, people tend to at least subconsciously… Read more »