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Solving Cosmetic Emulsion Stability Issues Faster

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Recorded on Jun 21, 2017

Achieve long term stability in your new cosmetic formulation (O/W, W/O, HIPE, Pickering emulsions…) by learning how to quickly detect & solve your emulsion stability issues. 

Minou Nabavi will review the causes of instability (flocculation, Ostwald ripening...) share practical guidance on how to detect the one you are facing and the best strategies to troubleshoot faster.

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Minou Navabi - cosmetics Presented By:
Minou Nabavi

Length: 90 min

Course Type: Formulation
Level: Intermediate

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Why should you view this course?

Guaranteeing long term stability of new cosmetics is necessary but difficult & costly. As many factors trigger off instability, you may lose too much time finding the right causes & appropriate solutions. Join this online course and you will:

  1. Troubleshoot faster by better understanding emulsion science (Bancroft rule, HLB...) and detecting early the root causes of instability (flocculation, Ostwald ripening...) in your own system

  2. Reduce development time of your new cosmetic by applying practically-proven strategies to stabilize cosmetic emulsions

  3. Get advice on your own technical challenges by interacting live with our expert Minou Nabavi ( >20 year experience)
Cosmetic Formulation Stability

Who should view this course?

Ideally suited for cosmetics formulators with a need to gain control over emulsion stability for faster troubleshooting and product development.

Course Outline

The following sections will be covered during this session:

  • Introduction
    • Definitions
    • Different type of emulsion
    • Amphiphilic molecules
  • How to Avoid Emulsion Stability Issues - Destabilization Mechanisms & Solving Tips
    • Creaming/sedimentation
    • Flocculation
    • Coalescence
    • Oswald ripening
  • How to Make & Stabilize All Kind of Emulsions
    • Mechanical methods
    • Physico-Chemical methods
    • Surfactant selection
  • Emulsion Characterization to Prevent Emulsion Degradation
  • Conclusion
  • 30mins Q & A- Ask your questions directly to the expert !

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Members Reviews

It was good to get an explanation for the troubles we deal with through experience.

Damjana M. , from Ilirija

Really Good! It well explained the key things that a chemist should do to get a good emulsion.

Sunil D. , from Janet Lanka

I have a better understanding of how emulsions are created and how to improve their shelf stability.

Christine J. , from NICCA, USA

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