Beginner Cosmetic Science workshops

Are you:

  • just starting to make cosmetic products?
  • wanting to improve basic cosmetic science skills?
  • wanting to make natural cosmetic formulas for yourself, family and friends?
  • looking to make natural skincare formulas and natural haircare formulas using easy-to-source cosmetic ingredients?
  • wanting to learn basic cosmetic science before committing to a more professional study program?

Then our Beginner Cosmetic Science workshops

are for you! 

Learn how to make 11 natural cosmetic products including: mist, serum, a foaming and creamy face cleanser, face moisturiser, body lotion, body butter, balm, body wash, shampoo and conditioner. 

Equipment, training and procedures have been created so you can make natural cosmetic products from the comfort of home.


Start Date: Can be started at any time.

Duration: Approx. 15 hours workshops + practical activities + unlimited access to training materials.

Assessment: None.

Course Type: On-Line Workshops. 

Note: This workshop series is self-training, so won’t include trainers support if you have further questions.

Credit toward further study: get the cost of these workshops back if you enrol in our Certificate in Advanced Cosmetic Science, Certificate in Advanced Hair Formulations or Diploma of Personal Care Formulation later. 

BEGINNER COSMETIC SCIENCE WORKSHOP - WHAT YOU GET:

 beginner cosmetic formulas

beginner cosmetic science kit

 

  • Online access to the full beginner cosmetic science workshop series - study at a time and place that suits you
  • Detailed study checklist so you know what to watch, what to read and what to make in the correct order for the best learning 
  • Beginner cosmetic formulation e-booklet with all cosmetic formulas & methods
  • Step-by-step video instructions on how to put each formula together
  • Learning support material for those new to cosmetic science
  • Additional cosmetic formula guides showing how to construct your own cosmetic formulas
  • Optional: practical kit with cosmetic ingredients to make all formulas in the workshop series - please purchase separately here

 See what’s in the beginner cosmetic science practical kit, click here.

equipment you will need for beginner cosmetic science workshops:

In order to study the beginner cosmetic science course you will need to purchase or have access to standard laboratory equipment; or the following basic equipment if studying from home:

• scales that measure up to at least 1.2kg in 0.1g increments
• 3 x 1.1L stainless steel mixing bowls
• 1 x 8 wire whisk (250 – 300mm)
• 2 hot plates (or normal stove top)

You can watch this video to find out basic equipment to make cosmetics at home.

 

BEGINNER COSMETIC SCIENCE WORKSHOPs detailed program:

Watch: Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation 1 video

Learn:

  • How to make cosmetic pH buffers
  • How to adjust cosmetic pH
  • How to write cosmetic formulas
  • How to make a cosmetic mist/toner

Make:

  • a hydrating mist
Watch: Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation 2 video

Learn:

  • How to make cosmetic cream and lotion formulas
  • How to select cosmetic emulsifiers and input amounts
  • How to reference inputs of cosmetic ingredients in cosmetic formulas

Make:

  • a moisturising body lotion
  • natural face cream
  • luxurious natural body butter
Watch: Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation 3 video

Learn:

  • How to make cosmetic creams with low oil content
  • How to stabilise low viscosity emulsions
  • How to select cosmetic emulsifiers to suit various types of beginner cosmetic formula needs

Make:

  • a natural serum
  • crème cleanser
Watch: Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation 4 video

Learn:

  • How to make a cosmetic skin cream
  • How to write a cosmetic formula method
Watch: Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation 5 video

Learn:

  • How to make cosmetic balms
  • How and why ingredients are selected for balms
  • How to trouble shoot issues with balms and correct them

Make:

  • a lip balm
Watch: Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation 6 video

Learn:

  • How to create cosmetic balm formulas
  • How to adjust cosmetic balm formulas to suit lips, face or body
Watch: Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation 7 video

Learn:

  • How to make a natural shampoo
  • How to make a natural body wash
  • How to select cosmetic foaming agents and input amounts
  • How to calculate surfactant input to achieve the right performance and foam from your face wash, body wash and shampoo formulas
  • How to thicken cosmetic surfactants and foaming formulas
  • How to create foaming cosmetic formulas to suit hair, hands, body and face

Make:

  • a sulfate free face wash
  • sulfate free body wash
  • sulfate free shampoo
Watch: Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation 8 video

Learn:

  • How to make a conditioner
  • How to select hair care ingredients for conditioner formulas
  • How to stabilise conditioner formulas

Make:

  • a creamy conditioner
Watch: Introduction Cosmetic Formulation 9 video

Learn:

  • How to make a conditioner formula and method
  • How to adjust cosmetic ingredient inputs to alter hair care performance characteristics

Get started now!

Workshops:

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SALE ENDS JUNE 30TH 2024

Pay with EURO €200  €180

 Pay with USD $220  $195  

 Pay with AUD $295  $265  

Optional Practical Kit to complete all activities
can be purchased separately, please visit this page