Dr Henry Brew, CEO and founder of award-winning contract formulation specialist, Here2Grow, will be speaking at the forthcoming SCS Formulate exhibition, held on 15-16 November in the Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry.

Included in the exhibition’s ‘Inform programme’, Dr Brew’s talk, entitled ‘Formulating for Textured Hair Types’, focusses on the definition of textured hair and considers the cultural aspect and relationship women of colour have with their hair. He will also use a case study to expand on the fundamental building blocks for formulating a hair care product. His presentation takes place at 4.30 pm on 15 November.

Dr Brew is a highly sought-after beauty product development scientist and formulator, who has developed cutting-edge personal care technologies for Unilever, sun care products for Advance Nanotek and effective hair care products for leading trichologists in the UK. Working with wide-ranging clients from global FMCG companies to leading boutique organisations, his company  provides bespoke formulation services, ensuring that clients can get the best market positioning to optimise their product development aspirations. Here2Grow also assists with innovative ideation, development and the manufacturing of products and has a growing portfolio in personal care, home care, detergents and dish wash technology as well as green technologies.

With its state-of-the-art product development and testing lab facility in Selby, North Yorkshire, Here2Grow is one of the few UK formulation laboratories able to design products specifically for the needs of different skin and hair types including Asian, black and caucasian.

“I am very much looking forward to SCS Formulate,” commented Dr Brew. “It promises to be a great show, providing an opportunity to exchange expertise and learn about the ever-changing landscape of hair care and personal care, particularly with new sustainable and green ingredient alternatives coming onto the market.

“Events like these are a great source of inspiration and learning. The social aspect of connecting with like-minded people and creating long-lasting personal and business connections is a plus of course.”