Cosmetic courses

Art of Cosmetics "à la française"

Cosmetics is an art "à la française" and part of a lifestyle that "inspires dreams".

  • 10 days, from 9:00am to 5:30pm

  • venue
    Training code
  • S003
  • arrangements
  • full_time_course_on_site,
  • cost
  • € 3,200
  • Application

    How to apply

    Admission procedures 

    • E-mail.
    • Application Form : signed and ID copy
    • Online payment


    Prerequisites & Enrolment details

    • None
    • One month before opening and according to availability

    Target audience

    • Anyone wishing to learn about cosmetic Science student, arts or literature Professionals wishing to develop their knowledge of cosmetic

    Session dates

    From Monday 04 July 2022 to Saturday 16 July 2022



    • Learn about the technical principles of cosmetic products formulation (skin care and make-up).
    • Learn the evaluation methods of a cosmetic product
    • Know the steps of a cosmetic product development and the various industrial stakeholders
    • Discover the various positions and companies


    Cosmetics Essentials

    • Cosmetic markets insights
    • Products
    • Consequences and effects
    • The skin biology (structure and types)
    • Formulation : Gel, Shampoo, Emulsions, Powders, Lipsticks, mascaras Development
    • The cosmetic products development cycle
    • Innovation and trends
    • Formulation essentials
    • Basics of laws & regulations From creation to commercialization
    • The main steps
    • The commercialization : French notoriety, outlets, category management, distribution networks.
    The Strong points

    Number of trainees enrolled at ISIPCA per year: 500
    Customer satisfaction rate on the training course: 88%

    Teaching methods

    Teaching methods

    • Conferences, questions answers
    • Workshops in subgroups
    • Olfactive evaluation of raw materials and cosmetic products
    • Formulation in a dedicated cosmetic laboratory (personal care and make-up).


    Educational resources

    • Laboratories
    • Workshops
    • Fully equipped plenary rooms
    • Site visit

    Assessment methods

    • Online quizz


    Martin FERRÉ
    Chargé de développement commercial
    Myriam POLYGONE
    Continuing Education Assistant

    Additional information

    Funding modalities and qualification criteria

    • Online payment
    • Company funding, Personal funding


    Updated on March 25th 2021