Meet Our Founder

Eliane Treadwell is the founder and lead chemist of Relevant Laboratories, LLC, a cosmetic consulting and product development lab. She graduated from DePaul University with a bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry. She also studied Pharmaceutical Science with an emphasis on Cosmetic Science at the University of Cincinnati. A member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., she specializes in consulting, formulation, product development, packaging, and marketing.

As an executor and woman of excellence, she is passionate about formulating safe, creative products while seeing dreams become brands. Eliane has been successful in helping clients progress from idea to product and from product to market. Companies have been strengthened by her guidance to increase production rates and shifts while maintaining compliance. She works to establish systems and protocols in addition to preparing companies to excel through the auditing process.  

A mentor for future STEM leaders and a pioneer in her field, Eliane specializes in custom product development for the beauty industry, including cosmetics, hair, and skincare. She loves helping Black-owned businesses excel and raise the standard. Innovation and research are the cornerstones of her successful product development business.

Eliane is an avid reader and loves to garden. Her podcast, the Eliane Anita Show, focuses on lifestyle discoveries, business tips, and everything in between. Eliane wholeheartedly believes the quote of Mae Jemison, “The future never just happened, it was created.”