Lubrizol Life Science innovation would not be possible without our brilliant scientists and researchers. This is the latest in a series of profiles of the men and women behind our products.
Scientist: Melanie Marcant
Title: Application Scientist/Technical Service
Years with Lubrizol: 18
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Health Engineering, University of Pharmacy in Montpellier (Fra.) andMaster’s in Cosmetics Science, University of Pharmacy in Lyon (Fra.)
Years of experience: 18
Focus: Provides technical support for Lubrizol Life Science – Beauty customers. She troubleshoots problems during formulation development and manufacturing and works with clients to develop product formulations that meet their goals and consumer expectations. Improving the sustainability profile of their formulations is another priority.
Recent accomplishments: She led the development of two in vitro testing methodologies: one for assessing ingredients that protect hair against pollution, proving Fixate™ polymers can protect the hair in addition to their styling benefits, and the other for evaluating the impact of heat on hair and showing that Merquat™ polymers have a protective effect.
Quote: “In the end what matters most to me is that the customer is happy and is able to meet their target.”