Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

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For many of us, the ultimate skincare treat is to apply a facial masque and just sit back and relax while you let the mineral rich clays, fragrant flower waters and high performance extracts do all the hard work.

Our Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy teaches you to make therapeutic spa-quality facial masques to pamper your delicate facial skin. This course will teach you to make the 7 different types of organic facial masque using clays, creams, clay creams, gels, gel-to-milk formulations, superfoods and fabric sheet masques.

Enrolment is open between July 3-10, 2018. Course fees are £200 (British Pounds).

Learn how Facial Masques actually work

Influence the health of the skin by using different types of facial masques. Study the foundation and best ingredients for the seven different types of organic facial masques using clays, creams, clay creams, gels, gel-to-milk formulations, fabric sheet masques, and superfood suspensions.

Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy
Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

Become an Expert Formulator with Clay

Research the science of clay and learn how it behaves at the molecular level. Study the main types of clays and muds available for use in masques. Follow the 6 recommended steps for correctly preserving clay-based masques.

Formulate the 7 Types of Organic Facial Masque

Create 100% natural facial masques based on clays, creams, clay creams, gels, gel-to-milk formulations, fabric sheet masques and superfood suspensions. Formulate with innovative and therapeutic organic ingredients to create wonderful skin treatments. Become a facial masque designer and innovator.

Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy
Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

Course Syllabus

This is an online course which will teach you how to formulate the five different types of high performance organic facial masques.

Our Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy consists of 2 extensive modules, which are all accessed through our website.

Module 1 – Facial Masque Science

Facial masques are not really ‘skincare’, they are more of a treatment product. A good face mask should made visible and noticeable improvements to the skin immediately. Traditionally, face masks have been made with clays and muds with have a drawing effect on the skin.

In this module you will learn all about the science of facial masques – how they work, what they do, the different types of organic masque you can make and which ingredients you can use.

Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy
Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

Introduction to
Facial Masques

  • Understand what a facial masque is
  • Learn what a facial masque does on the skin
  • Understand the global growth of the facial masque industry
Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

Facial Masque
Ingredients

  • Research ingredients for your facial masque formulations
  • Understand the legal difference between leave-on and rinse-off products
  • Learn about essential oil guidelines and dermal limits
  • Course bonus: Essential Oil Dermal Limits Guide
  • Course bonus: Formula Botanica Ingredients Guide
Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

The Science
of Clay

  • Learn how clay is structured
  • Learn how clay behaves when it comes into contact with water
  • Understand the difference between absorption and adsorption in clays
  • Study antibacterial properties of clay
Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

Preservation
of Masques

  • Learn why clay is almost impossible to preserve
  • Study the 7 steps to correctly preserving a clay facial masque
  • Cover general preservation techniques
  • Course bonus: Natural Preservation 101 Fact Sheet
Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

7 Types of
Facial Masque

  • Understand the 7 types of organic facial masque
  • Learn how these types of facial masque are composed in terms of their ingredients
  • Understand what other types of facial masque are available on the market

Module 2 – Facial Masque Formulation

Now we get to the fun part, actually get our hands dirty! This module is all about guiding you through the process of creating a variety of facial masks – from the very simple ones to more complicated ‘high-performance’ masks.

By the end of this module you will have created your own series of different facial masques and you will be an expert therapeutic masque formulator.

Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy
Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

Formulating Clay
Facial Masques

  • Learn how to formulate clay facial masques, using sun-dried mineral-rich clays from all around the world
  • Follow our expert video tuition to learn how to make your own clay facial masques
  • Receive 7 clay masque formulations, including our Kyoto Zen Masque, Scents of the Souk Masque, Mineral-Rich Mermaid Masque and Black Detox Masque
Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

Formulating Gel
Facial Masques

  • Learn how to formulate gel facial masques, using botanical resins, gums and thickeners tapped from woody shrubs, trees or seed coatings
  • Follow our expert video tuition to learn how to make your own gel facial masques
  • Receive 5 gel masque formulations, including our Wildflower Gel Masque, Fresh Minty Gel Masque and Citrus Gel Masque.
Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

Formulating Superfood
Suspension Masques

  • Learn how to formulate superfood suspension facial masques, using superfood and herbal powders which give your masque an extra boost
  • Follow our expert video tuition to learn how to make your own superfood suspension facial masques
  • Receive 5 superfood suspension masque formulations, including our Purple Corn & Acai Masque, African Baobab Masque and Siberian Blue Clay Cream Masque.
Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

Formulating Gel-to-Milk
Facial Masques

  • Learn how to formulate gel-to-milk or oleogel facial masques, which emulsify immediately on contact with water
  • Follow our expert video tuition to learn how to make your own oleogel facial masques
  • Receive 6 oleogel masque formulations, including our Lavender Purifying Gel Masque and Deep Cleansing Honey Masque.
Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

Formulating Cream
Facial Masques

  • Learn how to formulate cream facial masques, using light emulsions packed with high-performance ingredients, bio-actives and cosmeceuticals
  • Follow our expert video tuition to learn how to make your own cream facial masques
  • Receive 5 cream masque formulations, including our Apricot 2-in-1 Masque, Fresh Herbal Cream Masque and Edelweiss Masque.
Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

Formulating Clay Emulsion
Facial Masques

  • Learn how to formulate clay emulsion facial masques, utilising the cleansing power of clay in an emollient cream to moisturise and nourish the skin
  • Follow our expert video tuition to learn how to make your own clay emulsion facial masques
  • Receive 5 clay emulsion masque formulations, including our Yellow Hazelnut Masque, Rose & Pomegranate Masque and Violet Moisturising Masque.
Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

Formulating Fabric Sheet
Facial Masques

  • Follow the latest K-Beauty trends from South Korea and learn how to formulate fabric sheet facial masques
  • Study the 5 types of fabric used in sheet masques
  • Follow our expert video tuition to learn how to make your own fabric sheet facial masques
  • Receive 5 fabric sheet masque formulations, including our Moringa Hydrating Masque, Tannin Lifting Masque and White Poppy Seed Masque.
Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

Additional Bonuses

When you study with Formula Botanica, you become part of a close-knit international community of students and graduates all around the world. We support you all throughout your studies and beyond, and we give you access to our expert botanical skincare science and business files while you are enrolled on your courses.

Bonus 1 – Network with your Peers

Once you enrol with us, you are welcomed into our international student community groups which contain many thousands of our students and graduates from all over the world. Everyone knows each other and many of our students meet up in their respective countries to share information and formulate together.

In our groups you will receive expert tutor support and peer support. Ask questions, share photos, troubleshoot formulations. Celebrate your victories and get encouragement when you need it. You are never alone.

Meet the Formula Botanica Student Community
Student Resources Library

Bonus 2 – Access our Student Resources Library

When you become a student with Formula Botanica, you also gain exclusive access to our Student Resources Library for the duration of your course. Access our:

  • Preferred supplier guide which contains hundreds of global companies
  • Extensive ingredients directory with listings of over 100 natural ingredients
  • Formulation percentage-to-weight calculator
  • Collection of many hours of expert webinars
  • Scientific research collection
  • Recommended reading list

Bonus 3 – Ongoing Support After Graduation

The support doesn’t finish when you graduate. We want to keep in touch with you once you’ve finished your course and support your career in organic skincare. We offer lots of free promotion for our graduates because we want to help give your business the support it needs when you launch it or as you grow it.

Be featured widely on our website, on social media and on our mailing list. Formula Botanica has many thousands of followers and subscribers all around the world so this will help you create a splash when you launch.

Ongoing Support After Graduation
Formula Botanica Badges

Bonus 4 – Earn Formula Botanica Open Badges

Formula Botanica issues Open Badges to students who pass their courses successfully. These badges can be used on your resume, social media pages and LinkedIn profile to demonstrate that you are a skilled organic cosmetic formulator.

Enrol for our Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy to formulate high performance therapeutic facial masques that will nurture, cleanse and soothe. 

Prerequisites

Basic formulation experience. For people who want to formulate high performance facial masques.

Online Classroom

Peer support & tutor support via a private Facebook group.

Start Date

Term times. Self-paced training where you have up to 12 months to complete your course.

Accreditation

Formula Botanica is accredited by the Open & Distance Learning Quality Council.

Assessment

Projects, activities and reflexive learning. The main module ends with a short assignment.

Expert Support

Our Tutor Team has an educational background in cosmetic chemistry, biology, education and business management. Let us support you.

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Diploma in Organic Skincare Formulation
Certificate in Organic Anti-Ageing Skincare Formulation
Certificate in Natural Cosmetic Preservation

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