Zagt & Van Elk Consultancy supports companies that market cosmetic products on the European Market. Our clients receive practical and future oriented solutions. Always legally correct, custom made for you, solid technically substantiated and the most cost effective. Our input makes you smarter and more independent as an entrepeneur.

  • Always legally up to date

  • Solid technical substantiation of your product and formulations

  • Correct and attractive placement of products on the market

  • Always the most cost effective solution

Iris Freie is an industrial pharmacist. She graduated at the University of Groningen in 1995.

Iris has over 19 years of experience regarding product development and regulatory affairs within the pharmaceutical, medical device, cosmetics and food supplement industry. She used to be head of the R&D department of VSM Geneesmiddelen bv, the biggest producer of natural remedies in The Netherlands.

Her expertise is in the field of:

• Designing and coaching the entire product development process
• Development and validation of analytical methods
• Stability and shelf-life studies
• Composing of procedures and specifications

Her specialty is in borderline products: products that have no clear legal status.

Co-owner Ir Ameing Liao-Tang is Food Technologist. She graduated in 2002 from the Wageningen University.  Ameing has 10 years of experience in the cosmetic industry and she worked for multinationals like Unilever, Sara Lee and Colgate-Palmolive. She worked mainly as Product Developer and in those years she has developed many products  and carried out projects from concept phase to first productions. She has broad knowledge in the field of raw materials and their applicability in cosmetic products, product labelling (including claims), stability testing, doing safety assessments and writing specifications and production processes.