Our laboratory is temperature, pressure and humidity controlled to maintain the stability of ingredients used in our products.
Our laboratory was built to GMP standards and is an exceptionally clean environment. Ongoing air sampling shows particle counts are maintained at ISO 7 standards, which is far cleaner than required. We also have a strict daily cleaning procedure to ensure it is maintained so as to avoid any contamination of our products. Our laboratory is temperature, pressure and humidity controlled to maintain the stability of ingredients used in our products.
Staff entering our laboratory must be appropriately gowned including face masks, gloves, shoe covers and hairnets to help maintain a clean environment to ensure the quality of our products.
Our laboratory is equipped with a number of approved electronic analytical balances which are calibrated weekly to ensure the exact amount of each ingredient is weighed into our products in order to maintain exact, consistent and reproducible products. We use Silverson high sheer mixers (industry gold standard) to thoroughly mix our creams at fixed speed and duration to maintain reproducibility of our products. We also use electronic pH meters to test and adjust the acidity of our products and laboratory grade glassware such as measuring cylinders to accurately measure liquids.
We source our raw ingredients from reputable raw ingredient suppliers that supply to the cosmetic industry at large. We only use high quality ingredients with many of our ingredients being pharmaceutical grade (USP grade).
We do all our product development and production in our laboratory. Dr Serafin continually scours the medical and scientific literature for effective, safe and natural active ingredients that may be potentially used for our cosmeceuticals. He then sources the raw ingredients and then formulates the product using the maximum amount of active ingredient that can be tolerated by the skin to ensure our products are effective. We then test and continue to refine the formulations of all our products on ourselves first and once we are happy with them we then test them on the wider community for feedback and continue to refine the formula based on feedback.
As part of our quality control we have a Brookfield Viscometer to test our creams and an incubator to perform microbial testing on our final products. Our lab is equipped with a 4 stage reverse osmosis water purifier for the water we use in our products.