Natural Cosmetic MASTERCLASS:
2 march 2011 paris, france
There is growing interest in sustainable fragrances, however the
adoption rate remains low because of many technical & formulation
issues. This Masterclass will discuss the major issues involved in using
sustainable fragrances in cosmetic products, including raw material
availability, performance, certification, stability, safety and other
formulation challenges. The Masterclass comprises a morning seminar
programme and an interactive workshop that looks at practical solutions
to overcome the technical hurdles.
Morning Seminars: Fragrances and Sustainability
The Masterclass begins with a review of the
major sustainability issues concerning fragrances.
The fragrance requirements of leading natural & organic cosmetic
standards, such as Cosmos and NaTrue, are
discussed. Key speakers
will also look at the major technical &
formulation issues, such as raw material
supply, formulating and processing, stability, aesthetics and
allergens. A leading manufacturer will share its experiences in
developing and manufacturing sustainable fragrances. An update will
also be given on the European natural
cosmetics market, which is generating high demand for natural & organic
Interactive Workshop: Developing Sustainable Fragrances
This workshop explores the sustainable
fragrance options available to formulators and
product developers, and provides practical solutions to the technical
hurdles. The workshop leader will review the
raw materials available, highlighting the related sourcing, quality and
cost issues. The blending of fragrances is discussed, including a review
of the formulation challenges. Sustainability and technical issues, such
as raw material provenance, standards, odour variability, stability,
safety and allergens will be covered. Participants will also be able
to smell and use raw materials to develop their own simple 'signature'
natural fragrance blends.
Key features of the workshop:
> What are the range of sustainable fragrance options to
> Apart from natural & organic, what are the other alternatives
to synthetic fragrances?
> Why are the drivers of demand for sustainable fragrances?
> What are the sourcing issues related to sustainable
> How can companies overcome raw material issues like invariable
supply, quality and costs?
> What are the fragrance requirements for certified natural &
> What are the formulation issues associated with
natural & organic fragrances?
> How can the technical hurdles be overcome?
> How can the issues related to the performance / aesthetic value
> What is the overall potential of sustainable fragrances?
The workshop is designed for product developers, formulators, cosmetic
companies, ingredient suppliers and industry organisations.
The workshop packs are now available, with complete seminar and workshop
information, for EUR 199. To place an order, please
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