Beginner Cosmetic Science workshops

 

The Beginner Cosmetic Science workshop series has been designed for those just starting to make cosmetic products, those wanting to improve basic cosmetic formulation skills and/or those wanting to understand how cosmetics are made to get making cosmetic products for themselves, friends or family. This workshop series has a strong emphasis onhow to make natural skincare and how to make natural hair care products.

The beginner cosmetic science workshop series takes approximately 15 hours and enrollees will learn how to make 11 different cosmetic products from the comfort of their own home!


Start Date: Can be started at any time.

Duration: 1-month lecture access (approximately 15 hours workshops + practical activities).

Assessment: None.

Course Type: On-Line Workshops. Note: Beginner cosmetic science workshop series is self-training, so won’t include trainers support if you have further questions.

Entry Requirements: 15 years old or over.


 

skin cream formula for beginners

Price: $295AUD (Workshops Only)

Or $490AUD (Workshops & Practical kit) + postage

 

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BEGINNER COSMETIC SCIENCE WORKSHOP CONTENTS:

beginner cosmetic formulas

  • 1-month unrestricted online workshop access to the full beginner cosmetic science workshop series
  • Beginner cosmetic formulas booklet (electronic copy)
  • Cosmetic formulation guides for 11 different cosmetic products
  • Learning support material for those new to cosmetic science
  • Optional practical kit with the cosmetic ingredients you need to make all cosmetic products in the workshop series

 

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

beginner cosmetic science kit

On successful completion of the beginner cosmetic science workshops, participants will learn:

  • How to make natural skincare products including crème cleansers, serums, lotions, creams, butters, balms, hand and body washes
  • How to make natural hair care products including shampoos and conditioners
  • How to adjust cosmetic formulas to suit varying marketing, performance and ingredient needs
  • How to select cosmetic ingredients and make your own cosmetic formulas
  • How to put various cosmetic formulas together using the correct methods

 

These beginner cosmetic science workshops are ideal for:

  • People wanting to formulate cosmetic products for themselves, friends and family
  • People wanting to see if starting a cosmetic business is for them
  • Those wanting to understand the basics of what a cosmetic chemist does
  • Regulatory, Development and/or Marketing staff wanting to know the basics of cosmetic science, how cosmetic formulas are put together, and the cosmetic ingredients that get used

 

Assessments:

  • There are no assessments for the beginner cosmetic science workshops

On successful completion, learners can continue on to our more advanced cosmetic formulation, brand management or regulatory affairs courses.

 

Study Contents

  • Beginner cosmetic science starter booklet featuring 11 different cosmetic formulations with methods
  • Cosmetic formula guides showing how to construct different cosmetic formula types
  • Box of cosmetic ingredients and packaging to work through various practical activities and make
    cosmetic products  - can be purchased as an optional extra
  • On-line beginner cosmetic science lecture access – so you can study at a time and place that suits you
  • Detailed study program so you know what to study and when, and to help you plan and track your
    study progress

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

 

Required equipment 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 and complete the beginner cosmetic science workshop. 

BEGINNER COSMETIC SCIENCE WORKSHOP program:

Watch: Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation 1 video

  • 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 sample from beginner cosmetic formula starter booklet

 

Watch: Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation 2 video

  • 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 body butter sample from beginner cosmetic formula starter booklet

 

Watch: Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation 3 video

  • 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 and crème cleanser from beginner cosmetic formula starter booklet

 

Watch: Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation 4 video

  • How to make a cosmetic skin cream
  • How to write a cosmetic formula method

 

Watch: Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation 5 video

  • 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 from beginner cosmetic formula starter booklet

 

Watch: Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation 6 video

  • 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

  • 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 from beginner cosmetic formula starter booklet

 

Watch: Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation 8 video

  • How to make a conditioner
  • How to select hair care ingredients for conditioner formulas
  • How to stabilise conditioner formulas
Make a creamy conditioner from beginner cosmetic formula starter booklet

 

Watch: Introduction Cosmetic Formulation 9 video

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