ORGANIC AND NATURAL PRIVATE LABEL HAIR CARE PRODUCTS
Do you offer Organic and Natural Private Label Hair Care Products?
WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
Often times, this is how many of our callers start with. We found that Natural or Organic Hair Care Products usually means differently to a variety of people. For instance, in Contract Manufacturing the term Organic and Natural products typically refers to a 100% “Essential Oils” or “Beeswax”. However, the term Natural and Organic Private Label Hair Products means “Sulfate-free” or “Paraben-Free” to consumers.
So, what do you ask if want to start your own natural or organic private label products?
WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE OF PRIVATE LABEL & CONTRACT MANUFACTURING
In the manufacturing world, the first option is categorized as Private Label. Contract Manufacturers are rooted from Private Label. Emerging Brands, Salons and Influencers who want to create their own private label hair products will test the market before investing. Starting a new venture is daunting and exciting. With private label, it doesn’t have to break the bank.
The second option is standard and categorized as Contract Manufacturing. Contract Manufacturing will allow you to achieve a low cost per ounce and unlimited direction on the formula. However, the minimums on everything goes up. Contract Manufacturing minimums starts at 5,000 pieces. Similarly, the lab fees involved in Contract Manufacturing ranges from $1,500 per formula and up. These lab fees include 2 redirects and if you have additional redirects, the lab fee starts all over again. Lastly, Contract Manufacturing customers supplies their own packaging and labeling components. Once the product has been completed, the entire shipment must be picked up or, incur storage fees from the Manufacturer.
Within the industry, the keyword private label for salons have been jumbled up immensely. To find the right company for your salon, note a few tips below on what you need to inquire about on your first call. Be clear on your intent to launched your products and where you will distribute your private label hair products.
Mention your realistic capacity to move retail inventory. Start small and build a following. Manage your expectations and choose the best private label manufacturer. Don’t get caught up on too much of the marketing claims and forget product performance.
You have a very slim timeline to capture your consumer. Ensure that the products that will bear your name performs the way you intend it.