Joe DiNardo — VP & Chief Scientific Officer
Mr. DiNardo has 31 years of experience in the skincare field. He possesses a Master of Science degree in Toxicology from St. John’s University with his undergraduate degree in Biology from Mercy College in New York.
A former Vice President of Research & Development for Revlon-Almay Inc., he was the VP of R&D for Almay Hypoallergenic Cosmetics and spent many years heading up the research for the development of products used in atopic dermatitis subjects. He also held the position of Manager of Regulator and Clinical Safety for Allergan Skin Care.
Mr. DiNardo is a top notch product formulator, well-versed in all aspects of regulatory and safety affairs, clinical research and international product registration.
His professional affiliations include the Cosmetic, Toiletry & Fragrance Association Alpha Hydroxy Acid Task Force, the Society of Toxicology, and he was the former Chairman of the Carolina Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.
Mr. DiNardo has published many articles and abstracts in the areas of Photobiology, Reproductive Toxicology, General Toxicology, Regulatory Affairs, Comedogenicity, AHA Safety & Efficacy and General Antioxidant Research.