Summer School - ISIPCA - Fragrance & Cosmetics Essential

Fragrance and Cosmetic Essential [SUMMER SCHOOL]

Pré-requis :

Formation courte , 10 days - 70 hours


Objectives of the course

  • 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.

Complementary training courses

Depending on your professional project, you can complete your training by choosing from the following courses:

  • Summer school Art of french perfumery
  • Summer school Art of french cosmetics
10 days - 70 hours
ISIPCA - Versailles
Full-Time / in-person

Full time course on site

Company funding, Personal funding

Online payment : deposit 30 %, balance before training starts



Début des inscriptions
December 05th 2022
Fin des inscriptions
One month before opening and according to availability and after if places are available
Contact admissions
Myriam Polygone

Titre pré-requis


Target audience :

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

Prerequisites & Enrolment details :


Titre modalité d'inscription
Admission procedures

Modalités d'inscription
  • E-mail,
  • Application form : signed and ID Copy,
  • Online payment : deposit 30 %, balance before training starts

Session dates

Next session : 

  • June 19th -  June 30th 2023


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

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

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

Quizz after each session


Key training figures

Fragrance and Cosmetic Essential

Customer satisfaction rate on the training course
Number of trainees enrolled at ISIPCA per year

Accessibility for people with disabilities


As part of its Equity and Inclusion policy, and in accordance with the provisions of Law No. 2005-102 of 11 February 2005 for equal rights and opportunities, participation and citizenship of people with disabilities, ISIPCA undertakes to respect the standards of physical and digital accessibility for people with disabilities.

Contact Disability Liaison Officer:
Ms Sophie Lathuillière -

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Last modification on 21.10.2022