About Us

The UK’s Leading Independent Bespoke Formulation Development Consultancy 

Global Cosmetic Developments is a Bespoke Cosmetic Formulation Development Consultancy, providing the very best industry expertise and creating the latest innovations for Beauty & Personal Care companies globally.

Managing Director Stacey Irving Gaffey is a highly respected and well renowned Cosmetic Science Expert within the Cosmetics Industry. 

Applying the experience gained from her training as a Formulation Chemist, a Regulatory Technologist, creating and developing her own skincare line, and from starting up her own Formulation & Regulatory Consultancy in 2012 (Stacey Irving Consultancy), Stacey re-branded her Company to Global Cosmetic Developments in 2016. 


‘‘Using my own formulation development and regulatory expertise, my vision was to create a Bespoke Formulation Development Consultancy that offers a full turnkey solution for start-ups, SME’s and multinationals including beauty brands, product manufacturers and ingredient suppliers who are looking for a flexible and reliable outsourcing solution for their product development and research & development needs.

We have experienced rapid company growth and due to the ever-changing demands of cosmetic formulation development and regulation requirements across all continents, we continue to work with companies globally providing formulation and technical expertise’’

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Meet the Team

The people who will help you on your journey

Stacey Irving Gaffey
Managing Director and Principal Chemist
Kath Irving
office Manager
Cherry Lyons
Business & Projects Development Manager
Daisy Hunter
Formulation Chemist