Learning Cosmetic Chemistry


I have a 4 year old skin care line and an ever growing interest in persueing a career as a cosmetic chemist, or at least finding some resources to begin acquiring this knowledge.  I am really interested in either a class I can attend or a lab that takes on interns.  I live in Sonoma County, Northern California.  Any suggestions??



  • BelassiBelassi Member, PCF student
    In 4 years you haven't learned? Who designed your products?
    Cosmetic Brand Creation. Concept to name to IMPI search to logo and brand registration. In-house graphic design inc. Pantone specs. Cosmetic label and box design & graphics.
  • PerryPerry Administrator, Professional Chemist
    The California Society of Cosmetic Chemists is a place you should contact. I'll actually be doing a Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry course out there in October. And our online course is always a good option. https://chemistscorner.com/members
  • thanks Perry!
    Belassi, I produce everything myself...
  • fletlandfletland Member
    edited March 2017
    Kalibean, there are many books about all cosmetics areas,  other option is your supplier, but the most important is the practice, the known of ingredients or actives.
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