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Skin Moisturization: Practical Ingredients Selection & Formulation

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Recorded on Apr 13, 2017

Meet your consumers’ needs for long-lasting moisturization, reduced blemishes, reduced flakes by better selecting your moisturizers from the whole host of ingredients available in the market!

Eric Abrutyn will review the different types of ingredients (humectants, emollients, moisturizers…), their specific effects, and guide you through effective hand, face and body formulation design using real-world examples.

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Eric Abrutyn

Length: 90 min

Course Type: Formulation
Level: Intermediate

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Why should you view this course?

Each year, hundreds of new ingredients with moisturizing claims are launched on the market. Overcome the struggle of finding the right ingredients that will enable you to deliver as per consumer expectations (long-lasting, reduced blemishes, reduced flaking, no more cracked skin...) by joining this course. It will help you:

  1. Ease your selection of ingredients (humectants, emollients, moisturizers…) with a clear review of their functional performances
  2. Enhance skin conditioning with formulation Do’s & Don’ts and expert guidance based on real-world formulations
  3. Learn how to objectively assess topical hydration, skin elasticity, degree of flaking & scaling…

Who should view this course?

Formulators, R&D managers, technicians, sales & marketing people in charge of skin care products and working with ingredients like moisturizers, humectants and emollients.

Course Outline

The following sections will be covered during this session:

  1. Introduction
    • Skin Physiology – Understanding what works where
    • Important Definitions:
      • Natural Moisturizing Factor
      • Occlusivity
      • Moisturizers, Humectants, Emollients

  2. Popular and Functional Moisturizers
    • Petrolatum
    • Siloxanes
    • Lanolin and its derivatives
    • Vegetable butters/oils and their derivatives…

  3. Formulating Know-How – Decoding real-world consumer examples
    • How to formulate for hand, body, leg, facial, hair treatments products
    • Real-life formulation examples
    • Practical tips & tricks

  4. Moisturization Performance Testing
    • Trans-epidermal Water Loss (TEWL)
    • Conductance (Galvanic skin response)
    • Observer Dryness
    • Desquamatry

  5. Live Q&A with Expert

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Members Reviews

An Excellent Course! It gathers key information that cannot be extracted from books and magazines. I got a better understanding of skin physiology and impact / need of the different type of ingredients to integrate into skin care formulations. Which performance to achieve & why is it important for the consumer.

Christine D. , from Dow

Very good course that provided a good explaination of the properties of the emollients and humectants etc used to produce moisturiser products.

Tony E. , from Orica

The course is excellent! Good overall summary and many ideas on the latest ideas in the field.

Michael W. , from Ponsus Pharma

Very good! It brought some perspective on the different mechanism used to moisturize the skin as well as the categories of ingredients that enable skin moisturizing. The testing method section was very useful as well.

Stephanie S. , from Dow Chemical

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