Contributor Profile

Dr. Theresa Callaghan

Job TitleCosmetic Claims Development Specialist & Scientific Affairs

Company NameCallaghan Consulting International


Dr. Theresa Callaghan PhD is a skincare scientist and cosmetic product claim specialist. With an international career spanning more than 30 years, she is a valuable industry expert within the cosmetics industry having worked for a number of well-respected personal care companies at senior level.

In 2008 the author set up her own consulting business, anticipating a need for more discipline of cosmetic claims, and furthering scientific developments involved in that process.

The author is also widely published, sits on the scientific editorial board of the International Journal of Cosmetic Science, and is an active member of a number of professional societies. In September 2019 she published the popular book for all consumers of cosmetics, ‘Help! I’m Covered in Adjectives: Cosmetic Claims & The Consumer’. More recently, Theresa has joined the board of Maison de Peau as a non-executive director.

Conference Sessions

  • Beyond the adjectives of claims

    Tuesday09:30 - 13:3006 October 2020
    Workshop Room 1

    This ever popular workshop is now in its 6th consecutive year, introducing delegates new and old to the complexity and nuances of developing cosmetic claims, in...

    • Language: English