The purpose of this course is to provide you with an extensive review of the ingredients used to produce all types of cosmetic formulas. In this course you will learn about the numerous functional ingredients used to deliver the benefits of hair, skin and color cosmetics. You will also understand the ingredients used to stabilize formulas and improve the product aesthetics. Additionally, we will cover the science and stories behind the latest popular ingredients to support marketing claims. And we cover both conventional and natural options for formulating. After completing this course you will be a more knowledgeable formulator knowing what ingredients you need to produce safe, effective and legal cosmetics.
Who is this course for?
Price of this course $499
Since this course covers a wide range of topics, it will be of primary benefit to the following1. New formulators just getting started in the industry
2. Quality control chemists looking to understand why specific ingredients are used.
3. Seasoned chemists looking to broaden their ingredient knowledge.
4. Sales people interested in knowing why formulators choose the ingredients they use.
5. Cosmetic marketers and entrepreneurs who want to learn about the science behind the products they produce.
The course is structured as follows.
I. Introduction to Raw Materials
B. Cosmetic industry
D. Ingredient Safety
E. Naming Ingredients
II. Chemistry & Types of raw materials
C. Inorganic chemistry
F. Oils, butters & waxes
H. Natural ingredients
III. Functional cosmetic ingredients
B. Hair care ingredients
C. Color cosmetic ingredients
IV. Aesthetic Modifier ingredients
C. Appearance control ingredients - Colorants
E. Formulation stabilizers
V. Marketing ingredients
B. Essential oils
VI. Practical tips for working with raw materials
B. Ingredient labeling
C. Specifications and SDS
D. How to test new ingredients
E. Working with suppliers