School of Natural Skincare
The world’s premier online
Natural Skincare Formulation School
We’re here to help you create high-performance,
natural and organic beauty products, for yourself,
or to launch a successful business
The School of Natural Skincare International is a multi-award-winning online natural cosmetic formulation school.
Our accredited, multimedia online courses cover every aspect of skincare and haircare formulation and are studied from home, wherever our students are in the world, via our online classroom, and with tutor and community support every step of the way.
Founded in 2010 by Directors Gail and Gareth Després, to date the School has trained over 12,000 students in 130 countries to make their own natural and organic skincare and haircare products and launch successful businesses.
The School’s team of expert tutors include cosmetic scientists, cosmetic formulators, aromatherapists, beauty business experts and safety assessors, and all are passionate about helping you create beautiful natural cosmetics and thriving businesses.
The School’s fabulous formulations and fun, creative classes have been featured by the BBC and glossy magazines like Green Parent, Spirit & Destiny, and Country Homes and Interiors Magazine.
Our graduates have launched beauty brands in every corner of the globe and inspire others to live in radiance, health and happiness – naturally!
We help our students create unique, innovative products they and their customers LOVE
We teach our students how to blend and formulate with a wide range of gorgeous ingredients and have fun doing it!
We help aspiring skincare entrepreneurs build successful and unique beauty brands that their customers can’t get enough of
Learn from our team of expert tutors, including
Professional cosmetic chemists and formulators
Beauty business and marketing professionals
Beauty brand owners
Study online from anywhere in the world
Accredited multi-media courses and programs
Fun and enjoyable online classes
Vibrant student and graduate community
Tutor support from professional formulators
Join over 12,000 happy students from 130 countries
Our graduates have established natural beauty brands in every corner of the globe!
Behind the scenes
Get to know us better through some glimpses into life ‘behind the scenes’ at School of Natural Skincare International.
The School of Natural Skincare was recently announced as the winner of the Best Online Organic Skincare Formulations School in 2020.
In the 10 years since School of Natural Skincare was started, we’ve managed to achieve some amazing things—not just for ourselves as a...
In 2008, I (Gail) was living and working in central London. I had worked my way up the career ladder, and I had done all those things...
The natural world is at the heart of all that we do at the School of Natural Skincare, and it has always been of the utmost importance to...
The excitement of getting the keys to our new office was immense. Quick to follow was the daunting task of kitting the entire place out…...
As part of our 10th anniversary celebrations we thought we’d offer you a little peek ‘behind the scenes’ of our organization with a fun...
Learn the theory, practice, art and science of natural skincare,
indulge your creativity and have fun too!