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MODULE 3: FORMULATING INNOVATIVE ANHYDROUS SERUMS

In this next exciting module in the Advanced Certificate in High-Performance Serum Formulation, you will learn about the functions, benefits, properties and qualities of three types of anhydrous serum: liquid oil serums, pressed serums and lip serum. 

By the end of the module, you will be able to confidently identify appropriate ingredients to include in anhydrous serums, use formulation templates to formulate anhydrous serums and make a range of anhydrous serums to add to your formulating skill set! 

 

You must have completed Modules 0-2: Introduction and Serum Ingredients before enrolling on Module 3: Formulating Innovative Anhydrous Serums. 

In module 3 we will teach you the theory behind formulating anhydrous serums, before moving on to show you some formulation examples, including demonstration videos where you can watch our cosmetic scientists formulating some of the products featured in the module. 

There is also a troubleshooting section to help you when you start to formulate your own anhydrous serums.

Module 3 includes two lessons.

Lesson 3.1 introduction to formulating innovative anhydrous serums

In this lesson, we cover:

  1. Learning outcomes
  2. Formulating anhydrous oil-based serums
  3. What is an anhydrous oil-based serum?
  4. Different types of anhydrous oil-based serums
  5. Functions/benefits and properties/qualities of anhydrous serums
  6. Ingredients used in anhydrous serums
  7. Packaging
  8. Shelf-life
  9. Examples on the market
  10. Formulation templates
  11. Factors to consider when creating your formula

Lesson 3.2 Anhydrous Serums – Formulation Examples and Troubleshooting

In this lesson, we cover:

  1. ​Formulation example: antioxidant concentrate serum with vitamin c
  2. Formulation example: chamomile soothing serum
  3. Formulation example: barrier support serum with ceramides
  4. Formulation example: repairing lip serum with vitamin c and coenzyme q10
  5. Formulation example: golden rose pressed serum
  6. Troubleshooting anhydrous serums

You must have completed Modules 0-2: Introduction and Serum Ingredients before enrolling on Module 3: Formulating Innovative Anhydrous Serums.