How To Choose Cosmetic Preservatives

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With so much misinformation on the internet about cosmetic preservatives, how do you know which ones are safe to use, and which ones will protect your cosmetic formula properly? Does their input really matter? YES!

Learn about 14 commonly available natural and synthetic preservatives to protect your formula without causing a safety concern or issue with your consumers. Make confident preservative selections, enrol now!


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Price: US$60

What you get:

  • Video lecture guiding you through the different types of cosmetic preservatives
  • Preservative selection tips to help you make the right choices specific to different formulation types
  • Preservative summary table with notes to guide you on selection and how much to use
  • Preservative input rates for lotions, creams, gels and even foaming products.

This workshop is designed for home-crafters starting out. If you have never formulated before, please take part in the Beginners Cosmetic Science workshop series first, or

Learn professional training on stability testing and quality control, with the Certificate in Cosmetic Quality & Stability.

For professional cosmetic formulation training, please study the Certificate in Advanced Hair FormulationsCertificate in Advanced Cosmetic Science or,

 become a Cosmetic Chemist: study the Diploma of Personal Care Formulation.

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