ABOUT US 2018-01-11T01:56:43+00:00


Vitelle Dermatology Laboratories Inc. are internationally recognized experts in the manufacturing of specialized, professional quality products that meet the demands of day and resort spa, medical spa and eco spa markets. Founded in 1997 by a team of professionals with extensive knowledge and expertise in cosmetic chemistry and professional skincare, Vitelle has established itself as an industry leader in the development of cutting edge formulations and product innovation.

Vitelle offers custom product formulation and manufacturing in addition to the largest in-stock collection of private label skin and body care products available in the industry. With product collections that span the full spectrum of the professional market, Vitelle opens the door to unparalleled opportunities for private branding and customization. An extensive in-stock packaging selection provides skincare professionals with numerous choices to create a product line that reflect their brand vision and budget.


Our products are manufactured in accordance with Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP). We follow the recommendations of the FDA and Health Canada and we adhere to CTFA Quality Assurance Guidelines. These guidelines enable us to guarantee the consistency and quality of our products from batch to batch. We perform microbiological, temperature and stability tests on all formulations.

Each product is researched and tested by our team of Esthetic Professionals before it is approved for sale. In accordance with our company policy we do not test on animals. All botanicals are selected for freshness, purity of source, quality and potency. The majority of our botanicals are extracted in-house using a traditional steam distillation method which optimizes the freshness and efficacy of our products.


Liz Cocchia


Liz is the company founder and a recognized expert in the field of skin care trends, marketing, branding and product development. She has been involved in the skincare industry for many years and serves as the creative director and strategic manager of Vitelle. She has a background in Business Administration and Finance from B.C.I.T and the University of British Columbia.

Susanna Cocchia

Vice President Operations

As a senior operational executive Susanna possesses many years of managerial and client care experience. She combines strong product knowledge with excellence in customer service where she identifies and optimizes operational performance in a fast moving environment. In this role, she leads the in-house sales team in addition to overseeing the administrative and client services staff.

Aleks Vranicic

Vice President of Sales & Technical Training

Aleks has been working with Vitelle for 15 years. He holds a B.A. in Business from PLNU in San Diego, C.A. and is a licensed Aesthetician. He is a popular guest speaker at industry trade events and seasoned facilitator who trains top performing managers and professionals on business management topics that combine his extensive knowledge esthetics and business.

Kirk Dancak

Managing Director

Kirk is a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Sauder Business School. As a certified sales and marketing executive he is involved in public relations and marketing activities such as representing the company at trade events. Kirk  also oversees supply chain activities, procurement of materials and packaging, plant and equipment and day to day financial reporting.

Elisa Palma

Senior Production Manager

Elisa has been with Vitelle for almost 20 years. She is responsible for the day to day management of our product fulfilment and distribution center. She oversees all production staff and the completion of private label and contract manufacturing orders. She sets a standard of excellence with her department, ensuring attention to each detail is observed, and that every order is completed with the highest degree of quality, accuracy and timeliness.

Peggy Morcieau

Senior Chemist

Peggy is a dedicated cosmetic formulator from Paris, France. Prior to Vitelle she has innovated products for the largest cosmetic company in the world as well as smaller boutique laboratories in her many years in the field. Her passion for all things ethical has led her to a plant based lifestyle and she takes pride in implementing the same ethical approach to formulation methodology. Peggy’s creative work is tempered by her education in the sciences producing a unique blend of efficacy and beauty.

David Cheng

Research and Development Chemist / Quality Control Team

David is a graduate of Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Simon Fraser University. As a MSc. graduate, he is well trained in scientific methodology with years of practical laboratory experience, and applies the same rigor to the R&D of challenging new formulas, echoing contemporary ideas on scientifically proven function and efficacy. He leads the Quality Control team, performing routine checks and overseeing manufacturing with an eye to troubleshooting.



Vitelle has a long-standing commitment to conducting business in a manner which complies with the highest legal and ethical standards.

Compliance and ethical behavior are core values which applies to all employees and associates globally and provides specific guidance as to the Company’s expectations.

In the pursuit of excellence and well being, Vitelle subscribes to the the following guidelines for business practices:

  • No negative or misleading advertising
  • No unfair marketing or business practices
  • Respect for the basic rights of workers
  • No ignoring health, safety or environmental standards
  • No animal testing
  • Only purchasing materials or supplies from companies who are known to employ ethical environmental or employment practices.

Vitelle is also a member in good standing of the following associations.

Cosmetic Alliance