Our qualified professionals and industry experts have created the third edition of the Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation to ensure it is a comprehensive and all inclusive course that takes you, from start to finish, through every aspect of your skincare formulation journey.
You don’t need to take multiple courses to know how to formulate safe, stable and effective natural and organic skincare products like a professional; or to launch a business selling your products.
Thousands of students around the world have already taken the Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation and a large number of brands have been launched in every corner of our beautiful planet because of it.
The Diploma covers a whole range of skincare formulation essentials, including:
- Formulating a complete range of natural and organic skincare products from oils, serums, balms, butters, serums, creams, lotions, gels, cleansers, exfoliators, toners and bath and shower products.
- Creating a beauty brand and complying with cosmetic regulations.
Everything you need to know about formulating natural and organic skincare is all here.
What’s more, everything in the Diploma has been beautifully created by our expert, qualified cosmetic scientists and formulators, with many years’ professional experience and a passion for natural and organic beauty.
A professional cosmetic laboratory manager, a regulatory specialist, beauty business professionals and an aromatherapist have also given their experience and expert knowledge to the Diploma, so you always know you are in good hands.
If you’d like to know more about our Cosmetic Scientists and Formulators, you can find out about them here.
Is the Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation really an all-in-one course?
Many other courses on the internet will cover just one area of expertise and ignore all the other areas needed to become a well-rounded, professional skincare formulator. With the Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation everything is at your fingertips.
Do you want to create your own natural and organic skincare products, but have an interest in learning about the biology and anatomy of the skin to help you have a deeper understanding of the causes and solutions to skincare concerns?
The Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation covers this topic in great detail and the course is set up to help you apply the knowledge you gain in this area.
Do you want to learn how to formulate organic or vegan skincare products? Perhaps you would like to formulate sustainable or waterless skincare products?
Your values are important and the course supports them. There are lessons throughout the course helping you to formulate your products according to your own value systems.
Do you feel like you need vast numbers of different ingredient textbooks or access to multiple other courses to learn about the wide range of ingredients used in natural skincare products?
The Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation’s Module 5 is the biggest module (a 600+ page ingredient workbook) and is dedicated to all the natural and organic ingredients and raw materials. You can find out more about in this article, The complete guide to natural skincare ingredients and raw materials!
What is more, we also help you by recommending supplies for ingredients and equipment from our vast experience in formulation.
You don’t need to take a different course to learn about natural preservation, for example, or the science of emulsification, or formulating surfactant-based natural and organic skincare products.
And you don’t need to look elsewhere to find the correct product-making methods. There are whole modules dedicated to making you a professional natural and organic skincare formulator.
Selling your own natural and organic skincare products?
The Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation covers everything you need to know to launch a successful business, including good manufacturing practice, and cosmetic testing and regulations.
To make the most of this extensive, comprehensive curriculum, all we ask is that you bring with you your enthusiasm, dedication and passion for natural and organic beauty.
The Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation will do the rest!
To find out more about this, read our article The Only Course You Need to Create Your Own Skincare Brand.
How will the Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation help me in my formulation journey?
In the 3rd Edition of our Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation you’ll be able to formulate your own complete range of natural and organic skincare products and tailor them to suit your needs, preferences and value systems, or those of your customers.
The course will help define your values, beliefs, vision and mission so you can infuse your products with these vital components and make them unique, personal to you or to captivate your target audience.
Follow our step-by-step design process to formulate products and select ingredients to achieve the result you or your customers desire. Learn the steps required to to take a product from concept through to a final product that is ready for sale, including cosmetic labeling and claims regulations.
The Diploma will support you in developing a product concept, writing a formula in the correct manner, evaluating your product’s sensory characteristics and submitting your product for the appropriate lab tests.
You will apply knowledge of how the skin functions, the physiological changes that occur as the skin ages and common characteristics of each skin type to formulate products suited for oily, sensitive, dry, combination and aging skin and to address concerns such as hyperpigmentation.
You will be able to select ingredients and cosmetic raw materials appropriate for your formula with confidence, applying your knowledge of the functions, properties and benefits of a wide range of ingredients.
The Diploma will help you set up a home lab with the appropriate equipment, adhere to good manufacturing practice, carry out key production process techniques and make different sized batches.
You will understand natural cosmetic preservation and put into place strategies to extend the shelf-life of your products and preserve your products effectively to ensure they stay in optimum condition.
You will be able to formulate and make a range of anhydrous oils, oil-based serums and self-emulsifying oils for the face, bath and body.
The course will help you formulate and make a range of gorgeous anhydrous, preservative-free balms and butters, including whipped body butters, lip balms, facial and body balms and salves, oleogels and cleansing balms.
You’ll be able to formulate and make a range of indulgent soaks, scrubs and polishes just like you would find in a high-end spa.
You will formulate and make a range of refreshing toners, spritzers and mists using delicate hydrosols and botanicals, as well as creating hydrating gels for the face and body with powerful humectants, and formulating face wash and body wash with natural surfactants.
The Diploma will explain the science of emulsification, describe the structure of an emulsion formula and help you apply your understanding of emulsification to successfully create emulsions and solve stability issues.
You will be able to formulate and make a wide range of creams and lotions for the face and body, from lighter body milks and lotions to richer creams and body butters.
Find out more about the Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation
The Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation is our most comprehensive multimedia online course that teaches you the practice, art and science of natural skincare formulation, enabling you to create your own professional quality natural and organic skincare products from scratch like a professional, either for yourself or sell!
To find out more, you can discover all the information about the course on the webpage here.
Sign up for the Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation and have access to a vast library of reliable and accurate information that you will refer to again and again!
You can either pay in full or by using our payment plan option. Whichever payment option you choose, you can get started immediately.
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