Lecture Time: 10 hours
Course Work: 10 hours
The package will focus on the basics of the cosmetic industry. It will set the foundation for understanding the cosmetic industry and helping the participant navigate the complex fast-moving cosmetic environment.This package contains the following courses to help you succeed;
Introduction to the Cosmetic Industry (2 Hours): This is a general overview of the cosmetic industry. We will talk about the industry across the supply chain from raw materials, contract manufacturing to services. This will be the foundation of all the courses in this program.
Raw Materials in Cosmetic Products (2 Hours): Raw materials are the building blocks of all cosmetic products. The principal raw materials used for manufacturing cosmetics are oily materials such as oils, fats, wax esters, and ester oils, and surface-active agents are used as emulsifiers, solubilizing agents. The water-soluble ingredients are often humectants or actives. This will be an overview of skincare and colour cosmetic ingredients.
Formulations for Skin and Colour Cosmetics (2 Hours): In this course, we will go over the basics for make-up formulations that combine intense pigments and with properties such as anti-ageing. Skincare formulas will also be reviewed such as skin-protecting balms to relieve dryness and protect from environmental pollutants. The objective is to learn how formulations are developed and how to read formulas.
Cosmetic Packaging (2 Hours): Cosmetic packaging is used for cosmetic containers and secondary packaging of fragrances and cosmetic products. Packaging can be bottles, jars, boxes and palettes. This course will be an overview of the different packaging types for skin care and colour cosmetics and their advantages. Sustainable packaging will be discussed in detail.
Case Studies – Cosmetic Brands (2 Hours): A case study is a detailed study of a specific subject, such as a person, group, event or business. Case studies provide an inside view of how others have succeeded or failed in the industry. It is important to study the footsteps of others to keep up in the industry race. This case study will go over cosmetic companies that are well established in North America Case studies are essential business research methods for business success.