Ni'Kita Wilson, Vice President of Sales and Innovation at Aware Products in Chatsworth, California, is known as a world renowned Cosmetic Chemist and considered an industry expert by her colleagues and consumers. Having developed over 3200 products during her years as a bench chemist, Ni'Kita has a unique position on both the creative and consumer sides of the beauty business. On the business end, she acts as a liaison between marketing and R&D to facilitate the product development process while developing new product concepts for her clients. For consumers, she offers insight on beauty products, answers questions about ingredients and debunk myths, new and old, that continually plague our industry. Ni'Kita spends much of her time helping beauty editors separate science from science fiction; and developing beauty products that will capture the eye of beauty editors and pass the scrutiny of her colleagues.
She is a member of the New York Chapter- Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC), Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) and Fashion Group International.
Ni'Kita holds many patents, authored a chapter on Anti-Aging Ingredients, and has been a regular contributor to industry publications.