Who Is Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas

A Professional Overview

Michael Thomas is a Master Chemist and Herbalist and has worked extensively in the cosmetics, hair and skin care industry for nearly 40 years.

Michael started working in the hair and skin care industry at age 20. During his career he pioneered new concepts and formulation of hair and skin products that continue to stand the test of time and thus, excelling in the exclusive world of botanical and herbal chemistry, becoming a consultant to numerous industry leaders.

Michael performed direct or duplication formulation work for many companies and individuals directly or through private label manufacturers.

Michael has worked or consulted for the following companies:


  • American Crew
  • ISO
  • Alterna
  • American Hairlines
  • Frederic Fekai
  • Inner Path
  • Neil George Salon
  • Sam Brocato
  • Artec
  • Redkin
  • Astisum
  • Nioxin
  • MT Signature
  • Aquage
  • Paul Mitchell
  • Beautopia
  • Tressa
  • MOP
  • Goldwell
  • Retro Hair
  • Dude Brands
  • Aveda
  • Modelle
  • MOP
  • Graham Webb
  • Joe Groom
  • Joico
  • Regis
  • Xenergy
  • Hair Mechanic
  • Primal Man
  • KSM


  • Z. Bigatti
  • California Tan
  • NuSkin
  • Hawaiian Tropic
  • Este Lauder
  • Australian Gold
  • Neutrogena
  • Colgate
  • Philosophy
  • Avon
  • ShopNBC
  • Inner Path
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • The Tymes
  • Body Image
  • Fresh
  • Dove
  • Origins
  • Masstige Brands
  • Designer Skin
  • Coppertone
  • The Body Shoppe
  • Oxyfresh
  • Oil of Olay

In addition to working for the top companies in the industry, he has collaborated and designed formulas for celebrity lines and special clients. Just to name a few… 

  • Liv Tyler
  • Goldie Hawn
  • Sammy Hagar
  • Eva Gabor
  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Betty Bush
  • Kate Hudson
  • John Travolta
  • Hilary Duff
  • Robin Williams
  • Brad Pitt
  • Mariah Carey
  • Tia Carrera
  • Dimebag Darrell
  • Billy Crystal
  • Britney Spears
  • Angelina Jolie
  • Glenn Frey
  • Mickey Rourke
  • Oliver Stone

Michael Thomas commanded the highest accolades in the hair and skin care industry for many years.

His mastery of botanical and herbal chemistry allowed him to work on his pain management systems after the death of his son.

Michael Thomas has worked in mastering the HALO Systems since the late 90’s and continues to work on perfecting his systems of botanicals, herbs and medicinal mushrooms. Michael Thomas is now the Founder and CEO of HALO Systems Inc.