Specialists in the development and production of wood-cased pencils, hot pour, and small fills.

Swallowfield Bideford is renowned for the development and production of wood-cased pencils for the color cosmetic market, providing eyeliners, lipliners, and brow pencils for some of the leading cosmetics brands. Its expertise also includes hot pour and small fills, across beauty categories such as color, lip care, hair care, and skincare.

50
THOUSAND SQ FT
MANUFACTURING FACILITY
10
THOUSAND SQ FT
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84
YEARS
OF EXPERIENCE

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Swallowfield Bideford is renowned for the development and production of wood-cased pencils for the color cosmetic market, providing eyeliners, lipliners, and brow pencils for some of the leading cosmetics brands. Its formulation and manufacturing expertise includes hot pour and small fills, across beauty categories such as color, lip care, hair care, and skincare.

Swallowfield Bideford has a long history in developing and producing pencils, stretching back to 1935 when it started making writing pencil leads. Extending into the color cosmetic market, the factory moved to Bideford in Devon in 1972 where it still operates today.

Specializing in wood cased cosmetic pencils, Swallowfield Bideford has an extensive portfolio of formulations in eyeliners, lipliners, and brow pencils. Textures range from firm and precise brow pencils to soft and luxurious eyeliners, to meet the specific needs of each brand and consumer experience.

Swallowfield’s formulation and production capabilities at Bideford also extend to hot pour products including lip care with an extensive range of beautiful textures including balms, scrubs, oils, butters, and serums with ingredient stories in line with the latest lifestyle and beauty trends. Hot pour formulations and small fill products also include the capability to fill hairstyling and skincare textures.

The R&D team, with many years of experience, provide support and expertise to each project by developing and creating formulations that meet the specific customer needs while meeting the demanding global regulations & compliance requirements.

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