How to make organic skincare workshop series

The How to make organic skincare workshop series has been designed for those just starting to organic skincare products and/or those wanting to find out how organic skincare products are made. All formulas taught in this workshop series comply with Organic Certification requirements – you can make your own Organic Formulas and get them Certified! This workshop series only takes approximately 6 hours to complete and enrollees will learn how to make 4 different organic skincare products from the comfort of their own home!

Start Date: Can be started at any time

Price: $145AUD (Workshops Only)

Or $230AUD (Workshops & Practical kit) + postage

Duration: 1 month lecture access (approximately 6 hours workshops + practical activities)

Assessment: None

Course Type: On-Line Workshops

Entry Requirements: 15 years old or over

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Workshop Contents:

Organic Workshop Booklet (electronic copy) + Optional Practical Kit to make all organic products

See what’s in the optional practical kit…

On successful completion of these workshops, participants will learn:

  • How to make organic emulsions including organic body lotion and organic body butter
  • How to make organic cleansing products including organic face wash and organic body wash
  • How to adjust organic formulas to suit varying marketing, performance and ingredient needs
  • How to put various organic formulas together using the correct methods

These workshops are ideal for:

  • People wanting to formulate organic skincare for themselves, friends and family
  • People wanting to see if starting an organic skincare brand is for them
  • Those wanting to understand the basics of what an Organic Cosmetic Chemist does
  • Regulatory, Development and/or Marketing staff wanting to know the basics of how organic formulas are put together and the ingredients that get used

Assessments:

  • There are no assessments for these workshops

On successful completion, learners can continue on to our Beginners Cosmetic Science workshops or more advanced Cosmetic Formulation, Brand Management or Regulatory Affairs courses.

Study Contents

  • Organic Workshop Booklet featuring 4 different organic formulas with methods
  • Box of raw materials and packaging to work through various practical activities and make
    organic products  - can be purchased as an optional extra
  • On-line lecture access – so you can study at a time and place that suits you

Required equipment:

In order to study this course you will need to purchase or have access to standard laboratory equipment; or the following 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)

Course program:

Watch: How to make organic skincare video 1

  • What is REALLY organic and natural in skincare?
  • How organic formulas are put together
  • Basic cosmetic chemistry terms
  • Concept of pH in skincare + how to check/adjust
  • How cosmetic formulas are written
  • How to make an organic body lotion

Make an organic body lotion from the Organic Workshop Booklet

Watch: How to make organic skincare video 2

  • How lotions differ from creams and body butters
  • How cosmetic ingredients are adjusted to create different product forms
  • Essential ingredients in cosmetic emulsions
  • How to make an organic body butter

Make an organic body butter from the Organic Workshop Booklet

Watch: How to make organic skincare video 3

  • How organic cleansing formulas are put together
  • Essential ingredients in cleansing products
  • Essential methods to make cleansing samples work
  • How to make an organic face wash

Make an organic face wash from the Organic Workshop Booklet

Watch: How to make organic skincare video 4

  • How face wash products differ from body wash products
  • How to increase foam and cleansing performance in organic cleansing products
  • How to improve viscosity in organic cleansing products
  • How to choose surfactants for different types of organic cleansers
  • How to make an organic body wash

Make an organic body wash from the Organic Workshop Booklet

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