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Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation webinar – sign up now



Our free webinar series featuring experts from around the globe continues on Wednesday 8 July with an Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation from Perry Romanowski. Keep checking HERE for new events.
Registration is required for each individual webinar but is free for our 16,000+ individual Members.

Perry Romanowski (USA-Canada Society, IFSCC Education Chair), Wednesday 8 July from Chicago, USA

Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation (click link to register)

  • Times 7h West Coast USA = 8h Mexico City = 10h East Coast USA = 15h UK = 16h Europe = 19h30 New Delhi = 22h HK/Singapore

There will be a LIVE 30-40 min presentation covering all aspects of cosmetic formulating including lab set-up, raw materials, making prototypes and more. This will be followed by a 30-40 min Q&A session answering questions from anyone in the audience.

  • An overview of the cosmetic industry
  • A look at the different types of cosmetic raw materials
  • Basic chemistry every formulator needs to know
  • The different cosmetic product forms
  • A review of the testing you have to run on cosmetics you sell
  • How to set up a cosmetic lab

Perry Romanowski is an independent cosmetic chemist who has spent over 25 years developing products in the personal care and cosmetic industry. He has worked on both hair and skin care products. He is currently Vice President of Element 44 Inc, which specializes in science education. He is a long time instructor for the SCC continuing education program and has authored or edited 6 books in cosmetic science plus numerous articles. In 2014, Romanowski created the Practical Cosmetic Formulating online training program to provide cosmetic chemists continuing education across a broad range of formula categories. He served as the 2018 President of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) and is currently the Chair of the IFSCC Education Committee and Chair of the Midwest SCC Chapter.

​​Romanowski previously worked for Alberto Culver as a senior project leader for hair care innovation. Additionally, he has made appearances on popular TV shows including the Dr. Oz show and the Rachel Ray show. He received his B.S. in Chemistry from DePaul University and also studied Biochemistry. He is the founder and creator of the website dedicated to teaching about cosmetic science