Pilot/Scale helps artist-led brands launch industry-defining products.

This ingredient design and product development service is built by beauty industry leaders that have founded, developed, launched and/or operated category-defining beauty startups.

We know what it takes to bring a creative vision to life in product form.

Unlike traditional manufacturers or accelerators, we offer end-end expertise to help you navigate the most critical components of building and launching the best new products. Our services span market insights, formulation development, ingredient design, brand education, compliance, and connections to our vetted network of connections across packaging, 3PL and design.

Brands that work with us get to market faster with less up-front capital – and have a clear competitive market advantage through full formula ownership, proprietary ingredient options and unheard-of perks like low 500 MOQs on every first run.