Certificate in Making Skin Care Products (Accredited) eLearning

Certificate in Making Skin Care Products (Accredited) eLearning

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Make your own skin care products.


Designing and making your own range of skin care products can be fascinating, fun and rewarding and lead to beautiful skin as well as the potential of starting your own business.


"Can I really make a business out of making and selling skin care products?"  Click here to see a list of businesses set up by Plush Folly students.

This is a complete e-Learning course that teaches you how to design and make your own range of skin care products, each designed according to skin type and particular needs.

This complete self-paced e-Learning course will teach you the following topics:

Creams and body butters
Ingredient information
Benefits, properties and fatty acid content of carrier oils
Water / oil emulsions
Whipped body butters
Using essential oils in creams and body butters
Using extracts in creams and body butters
Treating skin conditions
Natural or not?
Sun protection
Tweaking your formulations
Troubleshooting your creams and body butters

Body and facial oils
Benefits, properties and fatty acid content of carrier oils
Using essential and fragrance oils with blend examples
Face oil recipes
Body oil recipes
Massage and bath oil recipes

Face masks and body wraps
How to use and apply face masks and wraps
Benefits and properties of key ingredients
Face mask recipes (clay)
Face mask recipes (gel)
Body wrap recipes

Cleansers, facial scrubs and toners
Why and how to cleanse, tone and exfoliate
Different types of cleansers
  Wipe on / wipe off cleansers
  Hot cloth cleansing balms
  Cleansing gels
  Foaming cleansers
  Cleanser / toner combos
Facial scrubs

Benefits and properties of key serum ingredients
Making and using xanthan and hyaluronic acid gel bases in serums
Using extracts in serums
Using essential oils in serums
Commercial serums analysed
Packaging your serum

Key benefits and properties of salve and balm ingredients
Using essential oils and blends in salves and balms
Recipes for a variety of salves including:
   lip balm
   nail treatment
   muscle rub
   frizzy hair tamer
   massage bar
   cooling foot balm
   solid perfume

Why and when do you need a preservative?
Good practices
Commercial preservatives available
Aqueous product testing

INCI names
Patch testing
Shelf life
Product testing
Health and hygiene
Skin analysis
Skin types

This complete course is presented to you as a beautifully formatted, fully illustrated PDF files with video inserts*

Online tests, course assignment (including a product review) and CPD accredited certificate are included in the course fee

Prerequisites:  There are no prerequisites for this course.

This is an accredited course.  You will be expected to take online tests and submit an assignment as part of the course.

Email support is offered whilst you learn and your files are available to you online for six months from date of purchase.  

Purchasing this skin care e-Learning all modules programmes represents a cost saving of at least £45 compared to buying the modules individually, and we have also included some additional information not otherwise available.

Please note that the modules are available to purchase separately if you do not wish to purchase the entire set of modules.




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Please see our Discounts page for course discount information. All discount codes must be given at the time of booking and are only available for online bookings.


*The videos are supplied courtesy of Videojug with whom we spent a few days recording.  On occasions they remove videos from their site and therefore all links from YouTube and other sites will not work.  We apologise if the video you wish to watch is not available but this is out of our control since Videojug own the videos.



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