More than 30 years in the personal care and cosmetic industries...
A. Rich Development, LLC is a cosmetic chemist consulting company founded in 2001 and run by Dr. Art Rich. Art has been involved in R&D programs at Johnson & Johnson, Avon Products, and most recently at Bath and Body Works/Victoria’s Secret Beauty. In addition, he was Vice President of Science at de Laire, Inc. a small fragrance supply house. Art holds a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, specializing in the development of drug and cosmetic formulations. An understanding of leading edge technology and his theoretical training allows him to develop answers to issues that often arise during the formula development of a marketable product.
In addition Art has considerable experience as an “expert witness” in matters of litigation.
Art is a member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, American Academy for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Science, Society of Sigma Xi (honor society). Art was awarded US Patent 5,145,607 "Optically Clear Conditioning Shampoo Comprising Anionic and Cationic Surfactants."