Article by: Perry Romanowski
Cosmetics & Toiletries® Launches Four Online Video Education Courses
CAROL STREAM, IL–Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine, in partnership with program director Perry Romanowski, has launched four courses in its Complete Cosmetic Chemist Training Program, an online community purposed with developing the skills of new formulators and seasoned cosmetic professionals alike.
Each multi-lesson course provides insight and information from the industry’s most esteemed experts, and the Web-based video format allows participants to learn at their own pace and at their convenience. Each course lesson features quizzes designed to ensure comprehension of all subject matter, and a Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful closure of each course. An online discussion forum and monthly live chats with our subject matter experts are also available to course participants to take the learning experience even further.
The courses available include the following:
Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry–12 lessons, Total approx. run time: 11 hours, 22 minutes
Led by Perry Romanowski, this course covers all the essentials of cosmetic science to help chemists become confident and competent formulators. A copy of Romanowski and Randy Schueller’s best-selling book, Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry, Third Edition is also included in the registration for this course.
Developing Natural Cosmetic Formulations–9 lessons, Total approx. run time: 10 hours, 13 minutes
Experienced, international educators and hands-on natural formulators Judi Beerling and Art Georgalas present this course, which will afford new and seasoned formulators alike the opportunity to learn all about the raw material palette and practical aspects of constructing natural personal care products for the growing naturals market. A copy of Anthony C. Dweck’s Formulating Natural Cosmetics is included with the purchase of this course.
Optimization for Cosmetics–5 lessons, Total approx. run time: 4 hours, 56 minutes
Steven Abbott, PhD, delivers a series of lectures based on the ideas of his recently departed colleague and collaborator, Johann W. Wiechers, PhD. This course allows seasoned chemists and formulators to think afresh about many of the fundamentals that apply directly to their everyday work ethic. Participants in this course will receive a copy of Abbott’s Rheology for Skin Care Formulators Guide, data analysis spreadsheets and the data analysis software program referred to throughout the course.
Physiology of the Skin–8 lessons, Total approx. run time: 6 hours, 25 minutes
Board-certified dermatologist Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, presents an exclusive look at how cosmetic scientists, when armed with the medical knowledge of how and why the skin functions and what really makes it beautiful, can also apply their cosmetic science knowledge to proper product development in order to make the best and safest products possible.
For more information about these courses, or to register, visit learn.cosmeticsandtoiletries.