Formulation Lab

  • Practical formulation training at your fingertips

    These popular interactive sessions take place over one hour in a purpose built lab on the show floor, and can hold up to 60 people per session.

    Attend a Formulation Lab session

    You will learn from your expert industry formulators who will showcase their formulation expertise, provide helpful hints and tips and give practical advice to help you develop unique products.

    Register for a formulation lab session

  • Day 1
    10:30 - 11:30

    Benefits of formulating foundations with dispersions containing surface treated

    A  foundation base will be prepared to showcase the differences between using untreated pigments, patented  treated pigments and dispersions containing these treated pigments.

    Speaker: Fred Ortiz, Senior Chemist, Kobo Products, Inc.

    14:00 - 15:00

    Formulating with excess alkalinity surfactants and a non-polymeric thickener

    Stepan Company recognizes the concern regarding the increased scrutiny and regulation of today’s commonly used preservative choices. During this session, you will be preparing a Sulfate-Free Body Wash with Moringa Oil—an exotic natural oil!

    Speaker: Sarah Kovach, Market Manager-Personal Care, Stepan Company

    15:45 - 17:15

    Formulation Challenge

    Day 2

    09:30 - 10:30

    Cold processed multifunctional styler - Hair Pudding with Style Fusion™ complex 1

    Hair Pudding with Style Fusion™ complex 1 is a multifunctional prototype that delivers styling, conditioning, and repair. Its rheological attributes are designed to deliver a rich velvety texture that is easy to pick up and worked into the hands and hair during application.

    Allwyn Colaco, Research Scientist, Ashland
    T’Prene Clemons, Scientist II, Ashland

    11:15 - 12:15

    Shade adjustment of O/W foundations made easy with PHY natural surface treatment

    Using a novel approach based on phytic acid extracted from rice, PHY treated pigments allow the complete and effortless dispersion of pigments in water, with almost zero viscosity build up.

    Speaker: Sebastien Massard, Marketing Manager, Sensient Cosmetic Technologies

    13:00 - 14:00

    Univar - Formulation Lab

    More info coming soon...

    Speaker: TBC, Univar

    14:45 - 15:45

    Croda - Formulation Lab

    More info coming soon...

    Speaker: TBC, Croda

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