Cosmetic Raw Materials Course

Welcome to the Cosmetic Raw Material course


The purpose of this course is to introduce you to all the different types of ingredients used in creating cosmetic, beauty product, and personal care formulas.


After successfully completing this course you will

  • Know why specific ingredients are used in formulations
  • Enhance your knowledge of which ingredients can be used together and which ones can’t
  • Be able to identify the function of cosmetic raw materials based on its name
  • Become a better formulator who is more knowledgable about different raw materials and their usage
  • Learn what ingredients to use to make formulas that are safe and effective
  • Understand the science of how raw materials interact with skin and hair to provide benefits


If you want to get up to speed on the basic Math, Biology, and Chemistry that will help you successfully complete this course I encourage you to start with the Pre-Module Lessons.  Click here to go to the Pre-Modules.

If you already have confidence in your scientific background, you can skip ahead to the first lesson.

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About Instructor


Perry has been formulating cosmetic products and inventing solutions to solve consumer problems since the early 1990’s. Additionally, he has written and edited numerous articles and books, taught continuing education classes for industry scientists, and developed successful websites. His latest book is Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry 3rd Edition published by Allured.

5 Courses

Not Enrolled
$ 499.00

Course Includes

  • 9 Lessons
  • 53 Videos
  • 10 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate