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Courses for the Cosmetic & Personal Care Professional

Cosmetics product development training is needed to stay up-to-date with the major changes in the cosmetics industry that are mainly driven by consumer demand, aggressive market claims, regulatory issues and scientific breakthrough discoveries.

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As the leader in continuing education and accredited technical training, The Center for Professional Advancement (CfPA) offers the most state-of-the-art cosmetic research and development training available. Public and online training courses run from one- to five- days in length, include discussions, case studies, and group exercises and are taught by industry leaders who share their knowledge in an enthusiastic, interactive manner.

Cosmetic Industry Training Highlights

Emulsifiers, surfactants, fatty chemicals, emollients and moisturizers, powders, polymers, gums and hydrocolloids, humectants, quaternaries, silicones, thickeners color additives and preservatives are some key ingredients used in cosmetic formulation.

The following highlighted CfPA Courses focus on these such ingredients used in cosmetics product development and formulation.

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Aerosol technology, emulsion-suspension technology, nanotechnology, granulation, microencapsulation, crystallization technology, industrial rheology, powder mixing technology and industrial drying are key technologies and processes used in cosmetics product development.

The following highlighted CfPA Courses focus on these such technologies used in cosmetic research and development.

The following cosmetics training courses focus on regulatory and QA/QC issues:

  • cGMP for Personal Care, Cosmetic and OTC Products - An in-depth overview of current good manufacturing practices for personal care, cosmetics and PTC products will be provided. The course will also highlight how the Quality Systems approach can support regulatory compliance not only in the US, but also the European Union.  View course summary now.

  • Writing SOPs for cGMP Compliance - Designed to detail step-by-step guidelines for writing "Standard Operating Procedures" and how to make them more effective for your operation.   View course summary now.

  • GMP for Dietary Supplements *FDA FINAL RULE* - Get a comprehensive introduction and a "how to" program for implementation of GMPs for dietary supplements. 

  • Regulatory Compliance for the Personal Care Products Industry - Learn the current regulations and enforcement tools that control the marketing and promotion of cosmetics and OTC personal care drugs. 


Browse the Cosmetic Research and Development Training Courses listed below. CfPA can also bring any Cosmetic Research and Development Training Course to your location. Please click here
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Course TitleScheduled
Aerosol Technology 
An Introduction to Detergents and Cleaning Products and Their Sustainability
Antiperspirant Product Development and Marketing: A Technical and Practical Guide
Antiperspirants and Deodorant Technology: Principles and Applications 
Assuring Quality of Supplies to Pharmaceutical and Related Industries 
Atomization and Spray Drying: Applied and Practical Approach
cGMP for Personal Care, Cosmetic and OTC Products
CGMPs for Pharmaceutical Life Cycle Management
Color Additives and Their Use in Decorative Cosmetics 
Color for Cosmetics-Part 1: Basics and Selection
Color for Cosmetics-Part 2: Selection
Cosmetic Colorant Global Market, Regulations and Trends 
Cosmetic Product Formulation
Cosmetics Ingredients' Assessment for Safety 
Current Industry Trends and Rethinking on QbD
Data Integrity Essentials
Dermal Barriers to Infection
Design and Troubleshooting of the Granulated Product and Processes
Detergents and Cleaning Product Ingredients and Formulations
Detergents and Cleaning Products
Developing Skin Care Products
Direct Drying and Dryer Operations
Do Nano-particles Penetrate the Skin?
Effective QbD (Quality by Design): A Second Generation Approach 
Encapsulation: Basic Techniques and Applications
Ensuring Your Supply Chain through Supplier Qualification
Essentials of Innovative Thinking
Ethnic Skins and Skin-of-Color: Biological and Product Development Differences
Evaporation and Evaporators-Part 1
Evaporation and Evaporators-Part 2
Evaporation Technology 
Fragrances for Cosmetic and Household Products 
Fundamentals of Nanotechnology 
Global Counterfeiting: Alarming Facts and Defensive Business Strategies 
Globally Harmonized Systems (GHS) 
GMP for Dietary Supplements
GMPs for the Cosmetic Industry 
Granulation, Tabletting and Capsule Technology
Greening of Global Cosmetic Regulations 
Guidelines for Skin Absorption Studies 
Gums and Hydrocolloids
Hair Product Development 
Ingredients for Cosmetics and Toiletries 
Intellectual Property Law Basics: for Managers, Engineers and Scientists
Introduction to Sunscreen Essentials and Trends
Labeling OTC Drugs 
Microbiological Quality of Water-Based Consumer Products 
Microencapsulation and Particle Coating 
Mixing Basics: An Introduction to Mixing of Liquids and Complex Fluids for the Process Industries
Mixing of Liquids and Complex Materials 
Nutrition, Health & Cosmeceutical Claims: Focus on EU Regulations 
OTC Stability Program for FDA Compliance
Out-of-Specification (OOS) Result Investigation
Packaging of Pharmaceuticals 
Polymers in the Personal Care Industry
Powder Mixing Technology 
Powders: Their Properties and Processing
REACH: Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals 
Regulatory Compliance for the Personal Care Products Industry
Regulatory Status of Personal Care Products for Marketing 
Rheology of Dispersions 
Selecting Suppliers in FDA Regulated Industries
Sensory Evaluation
Siloxane Technology and Personal Care Applications 
Skin Aging Basics
Skin Barriers, Penetration and Compound Interaction
Skin Biochemistry Basics (First in a 3-Part Series)
Skin Biochemistry Basics (Second in a 3-Part Series)
Skin Biochemistry Basics (Third in a 3-Part Series)
Skin Color and Skin-of-Color: Practical Considerations
Skin Moisturization & Moisturizing Products: Where is water in the skin?
Skin Toxicology: Alternative Methods for Skin Safety Assessment
Skin Toxicology: Cytotoxicity Testing
Skin Toxicology: Introduction to Skin Toxicology
Skin Toxicology: Skin Sensitization Basics and Newest Testing Methods
Skin Toxicology: Testing for Skin Irritation–Basics and Alternatives
Spray Drying: Practical Design and Operation-Part 1
Spray Drying: Practical Design and Operation-Part 2
Starch: Chemistry, Properties and Applications 
Strategies in Human Error Reduction 
Strategies to Substantiate Claims During Cosmetic Product Clinical Trials 
Sulfonation and Sulfation Technology 
Sunscreen Regulation Technology and Product Development 
Surfactants, Colloids and Interfaces 
Suspensions and Emulsions in Pharmaceuticals and Food
Taking the Mystique out of Silicones for the Personal Care Industry 
Testing for Acute Chemical Toxicity – In Vitro Approaches Compliance with REACH and the 7th Amendment 
Testing for Toxicity to Reproduction and Endocrine Disruption – Compliance with REACH and the 7th Amendment 
The Harmful Effects of Visible Light to Skin: Gene Expression Insights
The International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook (INCI)
The Use of Naturals in Skin Product Development: Focus on Ayurveda and Chinese Herbs
Wound Repair and Tissue Healing Through Inflammation
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