Summer School - ISIPCA - Fragrance & Cosmetics Essential

Fragrance and Cosmetic Essential [SUMMER SCHOOL]

Pré-requis :

Formation courte , 10 days - 70 hours


Learn about the technical principales of the formulation cosmetic products skincare and make-up and composition of the principal accords in perfumery.

Objectives of the course

At the end of the course, participants will be able to :

  • Identify the main techniques for formulating cosmetic products and the main accords in perfumery.
  • Describe the basic galenic forms.
  • Specify the stages in the development 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 70%



Début des inscriptions
January 2024
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 70%

Session dates

Next session : 

  • June 17th -  June 28th 2024


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, ESPML undertakes to respect the standards of physical and digital accessibility for people with disabilities.

Contact Disability Liaison Officer:
Ms Sophie Lathuillière -

For more information on our Summer School, please contact us!

Remplissez le formulaire ci-dessous.

Cette question sert à vérifier si vous êtes un visiteur humain ou non afin d'éviter les soumissions de pourriel (spam) automatisées.
Last modification on 31.01.2024