Creating a Formula

So you decided you want to create a cosmetic formula or product?
Here is all the information you need to get started.

Formulation overview

Create a cosmetic formula - Here are the main steps needed to create a cosmetic formula

Basic cosmetic chemistry course

Creating a concept

From product idea to concept
Picking a benchmark product

Finding starting formulas

Basic cosmetic formulas
Where to find free cosmetic formulas

Getting Raw Materials

Sources for raw materials
Smaller quantities of raw materials
Evaluating raw materials

Putting together prototypes

How to set up a cosmetic lab
Cosmetic product formula spreadsheet
Start with simple formulas
Optimizing cosmetic formulas