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Art of Cosmetics "à la française" [SUMMER SCHOOL]

Pré-requis :

Formation courte , 10 days - 70 hours


Acquire a global vision of the Cosmetics trough manufacturing products, raw material in cosmetics, marketing, selling, regulations...

Objectives of the course

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

  • Identify the main techniques for formulating cosmetic products (skin care and make-up)
  • Acquire methods for evaluating cosmetic products
  • Describe the stages in the development of cosmetic products and the various industrial players involved
  • Identify the professions involved in creating cosmetics


Complementary training courses

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

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 cosmetic
  • Science student, arts or literature
  • Professionals wishing to develop their knowledge of cosmetic

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 : 

  • July 1st - July 12th 2024


Cosmetics Essentials

  • Cosmetic markets insights
  • Products
  • Consequences and effects
  • The skin biology (structure and types)


  • Gel, shampoo, emulsions, powders, lipsticks, mascaras


  • The cosmetic products development cycle .
  • Innovation and trends
  • Formulation essentials
  • Basics of laws & regulations

From creation to commercialization

  • The main steps
  • The commercialization : French notoriety, outlets, category management, distribution networks.

  • Conferences, questions answers.
  • Workshops in subgroups.
  • Olfactive evaluation of raw materials and cosmetic products.
  • Formulation in a dedicated cosmetic laboratory (personal care and make-up).

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

Quizz after each session


The Strong points

Art of French Cosmetics "A LA FRANCAISE"

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 -

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