FAQ

Packaging

Where are you based out of?
Our headquarters is located in Irvine, California.
What is your minimum order for packaging?
Our packaging order quantity ranges from 5,000-10,000 pieces per SKU depending on the component and decoration.
Where is your packaging made?
We work with facilities on a global scale based on your requests. We primarily produce packaging in Italy, Korea, China, and in the USA.
Do you have components in stock?
No. All of our packaging is made to order and will be subject to an 8-12 week production lead time (estimated), not including development lead time (ex. color matching and printed samples), or transit from point of manufacturer to final destination.

Turnkey

What is turnkey?
SeaCliff Beauty simplifies the development of skincare and cosmetics by providing custom formulations, custom packaging, labels, and unit cartons. We are the complete package.
What is your minimum order for formulas?
Our formulation minimum is 5,000 per custom formula/shade.
Do you stock formulas?
No. All of our formulations are made specific to your needs.
Are there any R&D fees involved?

Yes. Custom formulation fees start at $4,000 per formula. This is the fee that gets us started to review custom formulas for approval. We can submit up to 3 rounds within this charge. Each additional shade is $1,000 per color.

What are your laboratory and formulation capabilities?
We specialize in cosmetic and skincare, but our industry knowledge and experience allows us to expand upon our existing offerings. Please contact us with any specific requests you may have.
Where are your formulas made?
We work with facilities on a global scale based on your requests. We primarily produce formulations in Italy, Korea, and in the USA.
What are your formulation lead times?
After benchmark samples are received, please allow 3-4 weeks to receive samples. This timing may vary depending on the ingredients the lab has on hand.

Pricing

How do I get pricing information?
Since we do not stock and each project is made to order, we do not have a set pricing on any one component or formula. We will need specifics from you in order to process an accurate quote.
What are your payment terms?
Our payment terms for all new clients are 50% deposit after receipt of order and balance due at time of shipment.
How do I get started?
In order to properly assist with your project, ALL of the following information below is required. Please contact us to get started:

  • Company Name
  • Corporate Headquarters Location (City and State)
  • List of products you are looking to package (ex: eye cream)
  • Target capacity for each product (ex: 15ml)
  • Target dispensing solution (if applicable) for each (ex: airless pump or double wall cr?me jar)
  • Target package profile, rendering, or inspiration package with specific details (ex: cylinder shape like Perricone MD De-Puffing Eye Gel)
  • Launch quantity
  • Target cost/budget
  • Target in-house date