Cosmetic courses

Fragrance courses

Fragrance and Cosmetics Essentials

  • 10 days - 70 hours

  • venue
    Training code
  • S001
  • 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
    • Application dates: One month before opening and according to availability

    Target audience

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

    Session dates

    From Monday 20 June 2022 to Friday 01 July 2022



    • Learn about the technical principles of the formulation of cosmetic products (skincare and make-up) and the composition of the main accords in perfumery..
    • Learn about the basic galenic forms.
    • Know the development steps of a cosmetic product and a perfume


    • Cosmetics technical basics :
    • Products, Effects, skin biology, Raw materials : hydrophilic, lipophilic, surfactants, preservatives, coloration
    • Galenic forms: evaluation, formulation & control :
    • Gel, shampoo, emulsions, Powders, Lipsticks, mascaras
    • Development :
    • Cosmetics product development cycle, Stability tests, Compatibility (interactions content/product), Challenge test (preservatives efficiency), Pilote (production), Skin effects (cell culture), Efficiency (human being testing), Technical record (formule and test results)
    • History of perfumery
    • Raw materials & formulation
    • The perfumery market
    The Strong points

    Number of trainees enrolled at ISIPCA per year: 500
    Customer satisfaction rate on the training course: 100%

    Teaching methods

    Teaching methods

    • Conferences, questions answers
    • Workshops in subgroups
    • Olfactive evaluation of raw materials and products
    • Formulation in a perfumery and cosmetic laboratory

    Educational resources

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

    Assessment methods

    • Quizz after each session


    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