The Team


Vince Spinnato

President/CEO & Cosmetic Chemist & Certified Nose

Cosmetic Chemist, Certified Nose, Executive, and Marketer Vince Spinnato began his career in the Personal Care, Cosmetics, and Fine Fragrance industries over 25 years ago.

Over those 25 years, Spinnato went on to consult, help develop and manufacture new product lines and private label lines for numerous cosmetics and health care companies such as Chanel, Limited (Victoria Secret, Bath & Body Works), Gap/Banana Republic, P&G, J&J, Trader Joes, Whole Foods, Kmart/Sears and many others. He also worked on developing new products for celebrities including Jennifer Lopez, Ole Henriksen, Jessica Simpson, Lilian Garcia, Khloe Kardashian, Carrie Underwood, Pitbull and French Montana, among others.  Spinnato’s vigilance to ingredients and their corresponding results has been key to his product successes.

Vince is a member of the California Chapter of the SCC, and he has been a contributor to publications such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, W, Esquire, GQ, Whole Foods Magazine, Health News Digest, Live, Riviera, WWD, OC Metro, Burn Magazine and Beauty Editor of Modern Luxury Magazine and, Beverly Hills Lifestyle Magazine. Spinnato has also been a guest on television shows such as the Vicki Johnson Show, Go Curvy, Housewives of Orange County, Workout, Blow Out among others.

Spinnato is extremely dedicated to (and takes great pride in) developing and manufacturing leading edge products for the beauty industry. He travels the world to monitor all of the latest cosmetic and personal care trends. In fact, Spinnato contributes to an International Trends Forecasts for the beauty industry.

His strengths come from within his management and development teams’ combined expertise in both the executive and technical areas, which, in turn, offers clients veteran know-how and experience from all integral parts of the beauty and business arenas. From concept to launch and everything in between.


Marie Ardita

Managing Partner & Principal Scientist

Work Experience

TurnKey Beauty, Inc, Capistrano Beach, CA

Vice President, Jun 2015 – Present
– Product development
– Concept development
– Regulatory
– Marketing Support
– Ingredient research

Liquid Technologies, Inc, Chino, CA
Vice President, Nov 1998 – Jan 2014
– Partner/Owner
– Manage Product Development Lab
– Manage Quality Control/Assurance Lab
– Manage Regulatory Affairs
– New concept and ingredient research
– Assist private label Sales team on technical information and new products
– Present new concepts and products to Custom Manfacturing sales and clients

Universal Packaging Inc, Chino, CA
Vice President, Aug 1998 – Nov 2007
– Manage Product Development Laboratory
– Manage Regulatory affairs
– Assist Sales to Present new products and ideas to clients
– Work with Marketing for technical assistance

Earth Science, Inc, Yorba Linda, CA
Vice President, Sep 1983 – Jul 1997
– Manage Product Development Laboratory
– Manage Quality Control Laboratory
– Research natural ingredients for inclusion in cosmetic products

Gillette Company, Boston, MA
– Project chemist, Feb 1972 – Aug 1982
– Develop new products under Marketing Direction

Northeastern University, Boston, MA

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