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The material selection platform
Coatings Ingredients
The material selection platform
Coatings Ingredients
Online Course

Keys to New-age Moisturizer: Mastering 4+ Elements to Formulate for Long-lasting Skin Repair & Maintenance

On-Demand Course

Recorded on Dec 7, 2023

Steer clear of the nightmare of ending up with incompatible ingredients combination leading to changes in texture, color, or efficacy of your moisturizer formulation over time!  Join this course to better select & symbiotically combine all ingredients to achieve substantiated long-lasting optimal skin repair and maintenance. 

Join expert Eric Abrutyn as he 

  • Demystifies the science of moisturization and uncovers the key attributes of a healthy skin barrier (hydration, ceramides, natural Moisturizing Factors (NMF) , ph balance, etc.).
  • Deconstruct existing famous commercial formulations on the market (moisturizers, suncare, 2-1 cleansers, etc..)
  • Explains how to performance test (TEWL, Desquamatry...) subjectively and objectively to support your claims.


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Eric Abrutyn Presented By:
Eric Abrutyn

Length: 90 min

Course Type: Formulation
Level: Intermediate

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Why should you view this course?

The term ‘moisturizer’ and ‘healthy skin’ are poorly defined terms when associated with personal care cosmetic skin care. A big problem here is figuring out the right active ingredients and combinations, in the never-ending vast pool of cosmetic elements, and just when you align yourself with it, the next speed breaker come as to how does one performance test subjectively and objectively to support claims?




Join this course to:


  1. Understand what the “4+2+1 key elements to achieve health skin” are, and how to strategically combine KEY elements to create powerful synergies. 


  2. Understand which clinical testing will provide the simplest low-cost approach to substantiating achievable performance levels

  3. Analyze commercial products on the market in several skin care categories (body/face lotions, exfoliating creams, SunCare damage repair, etc.), and learn what they are doing wrong/right

  4. Learn how to deconstruct famous commercial formulations, via back-label ingredient labeling, to help one build their own optimized functional skin treatment products

Who should view this course?

Cosmetic ingredient manufacturers, formulating chemists, marketers and regulatory personnel responsible for product market placement and legal claim support.

Course Outline

  1. General Introduction
    • 4+2+1 Key Elements to Optimal and Healthier Skin
    • clinical properties of each key element category

  2. Selection Guide for each key element
    • potential synergistic combinations to optimize skin performance

  3. Natural Sourcing of 4+2+1 key elements
    • Humectants
    • Emollients etc.

  4. Clinical testing methodology to substantiate performance of the key elements and combinations
    • Trans-epidermal Water Loss
    • Conductance
    • Observer Dryness
    • Desquamatry

  5. Deconstructing commercial examples
    • Moisturizers
    • 2-1 cleansers
    • Suncare
    • Anti-irritation/inflammation
    • Rough skin repair

  6. Trends and new emerging technologies associated with skin care
    • Microalgae and Microbiome
    • Epigenetic theory
    • Stem cell incorporation & more...

  7. 30 mins Q&A - Interact live with the expert for all your technical help!

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