Our Why

We believe in inclusivity. We believe in health and wellness. We believe in sustainability. We believe in science. We believe in technology. We believe that all of these can be combined to create something amazing, and make our world a little better, too.

Proprietary Technology

Hexis Lab use proprietary technology including, AI techniques to facilitate the development of breakthrough products in skincare. Our products provide the benefits consumers have long aspired to for their skincare. Owing to the sheer biological complexity of skin, traditional research has failed to create such products.

Optimise and Accelerate

Our approach provides data to optimise and accelerate your skincare research projects. What is the impact of specific ingredients on key skin systems? Which ingredients in your compound libraries have an impact on skin and, what is the nature of that impact? Do your ingredients or skincare formulations alter the biological age or condition of skin?

New Science

New science is set to usher in a new era to the $1 trillion personal care market, providing enormous rewards to the owners. Hexis Lab’s technology provides unique insights that traditional research methods cannot, in the process creating market leading products. Unlike conventional in-vitro based screening in a laboratory, it does not take years or cost millions.


Hexis Lab can support you through: (1) Collaboration to create new products, to meet an unmet market need in skincare, and (2) Licensing of existing proprietary active ingredients, to be formulated into skincare products that deliver new capabilities.

Our People

Our People

Dr. Olusola (Sola) Idowu

Executive Director – CEO

Our People

Stevan Lind


Our People

Mike Ormesher


Our People

David Moran

Finance Director

Our People

Dr Edward Okello

Our People

Elizabeth Idowu MSC

Our People

Dr. Ewa Markiewicz

Our People

Gururaja (Guru) Mandagaddi

Our People

Angela Meade

Commercial & Business Development

Our People

David Hagan

Our People

Dr. Steven O'Reilly

Scientific Advisory Board

Scientific Advisory Board

Associate Professor Safwan Akram

Biological Process Engineering & Synthetic Biology

Scientific Advisory Board

Professor Chris Hutchinson


Scientific Advisory Board

Professor Emeritus Bernard Golding

Synthetic Organic Chemistry


Discover new ingredients and formulations using our AI platform

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Test and optimize products bespoke cellular assays for different phenotypes

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Create and licence new sustainable products for your brand

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