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Attend any of our workshops and receive a 10% discount on your next order, if placed within 14 days of attendance.
 
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DATES: 2nd to 3rd Jun, 2017 (10:00AM-4:00PM)
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WORKSHOP OVERVIEW:
Book any 2 of our workshops and get 10% off the total cost.

Not a fan of chemistry, but would like to understand how to create a cosmetic formulation from scratch?

Hate chemistry? Let us show you just how much fun it can be as we teach you how a cosmetic product really works! This two day course guides you through the process of developing safe, effective and marketable cosmetic formulations.

We have crafted this course to concentrate on one of the key aspects of the cosmetic formula - surface activity and more specifically the difference between a surfactant and emulsifier and a solubiliser, forming an emulsion and applying that knowledge to all-natural framework formulations ready for refining and scale-up.

This course is aimed at clients who are ready to look closer, go further and push themselves into a professional skin care realm.

While the example formulations used during this two day course will be focused on skin care the chemical theory and ingredient information can be applied to hair care, colour cosmetic formulating, professional treatment products and even pet care formulations.

Workshop Overview: Day 1

  1. Understanding different types of formulations.
  2. Chemistry terminology
  3. Emulsions
  4. Surfactants Vs Emulsifiers Vs Solubilisers (in shampoos/ creams/ perfume sprays etc).
  5. A focused look at the different families of ingredients used in cosmetics (humectants, thickeners, chelating agents, preservatives, rheological modifiers, emollients etc).

Workshop overview: Day 2.

  1. Practical demonstrations of how to make different types of formulations and implement the knowledge gained in day 1.
  2. Stability testing.
  3. Product Safety during manufacture and in-use.
  4. Refining a formulation/ Trouble Shooting - the scientific method, building an experiment.
  5. Quality Control Procedures.

INSTRUCTOR PROFILE:
Amanda Foxon-Hill is a consultant Chemist and Science Communicator with over 16 years of experience in the global cosmetics industry. She is a peer-reviewed writer, after dinner speaker and lecturer in all aspects of cosmetic science. She is also passionate about working towards a more sustainable and "greener" future and regularly facilitates natural personal care workshops for the public via her 'Realize Beauty' business. Amanda also consults to the cosmetics industry on all aspects of green chemistry and product development and advocates the promotion of sensible science to consumer groups
Amanda has a degree in Chemistry and a Diploma in Cosmetic Science and Formulating.

WHAT'S INCLUDED: Notes
A fresh, light lunch
A Certificate of Attendance will be issued

COST: $654.50 per person.(GST inclusive)
Once confirmed, bookings are non-refundable but may be transferred or gifted to a nominated person.
   
Disclaimer:
New Directions will make every effort to ensure that the workshop and the program content will take place as advised. Please note however, New Directions reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any workshop and its content at any time as circumstances dictate. In the event that a workshop is cancelled by New Directions, the registrant will be entitled to a credit or refund to the value of the cost of the workshop only. New Directions will not be financially responsible for consequential losses such as airfares, accommodation and so on. Should a workshop be cancelled, registrants will be notified by email or phone with as much notice as possible. Every effort will be made to provide a workshop of equivalent standard and value at a future date and registrants will be advised of the same.
 
Workshop Booking Cancellation Policy:
Once a workshop booking has been confirmed, all workshop bookings are non-refundable however may be transferred to another date if available, gifted to a nominated person, or a credit to the maximum value of the workshop can be saved to use for purchases of New Directions products and services via the website, over the phone or within our showroom. Workshop booking cancellations must be made no later than 7-days prior to the scheduled date of the workshop.
 
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