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Certificate in Skincare Formulations

Skincare provides an immediate difference in the skincare appearance with wide range of benefits to support skincare needs for hydration and safeguarding the skin structure. Consumers finds reassurance in skincare with the time-tested well-being powers of traditional, natural ingredients, brought up to date with modern needs for scientifically proven advanced efficacy and lower environmental impact. A comprehensive approach to teaching the formulation of safe, stable and efficacious personal care products for the hair, hands, body and face. It also covers the development of products from the concept stage. Participants are taught to formulate various products to suit the industrial requirements based on the upgraded market.

This programme provides professionals with the skills and knowledge to allow them to participate effectively in the creation and growth of high impact pharmaceutical business ventures. The development of this programme is in direct response to the demands of industry and its professionals will be highly competitive in the global jobs market.

People are known to become nostalgic as they seek balance and stability with the ongoing climate change, global health pandemics and social isolation, skincare products cut back down the detrimental impacts of the surroundings to the skin health hence having the knowledge on the formulations imparts the effective understanding over the usage and preparation of the stable products for the society.

Programme Modules

Module 1: Introductions to Skincare Formulations

Module 2: Skincare Anatomy and Physiology

Module 3: Analytical Techniques in Skincare Formulations

Module 4: Good Manufacturing Practices & Quality Assurance in Skincare Formulations

Module 5: Formulation and development of Skincare products

Module 6: Concept of Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic

Module 7: Marketing Management for Skincare Products

Module 8: Industry Based case study


Any graduate/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes

Programme Duration

Minimum duration to complete this programme is 3 months and maximum is 6 months.


The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme. All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme.

After successful completion, the participants will receive a Certificate in Skincare formulations by IGMPI. For all the above-mentioned modules, Online Classes (Online mode) or face-to-face classes (Regular mode), elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments would be provided by the Institute. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprised of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting the employability of our participants and encouraging the concerned Human Resources department and Hiring Managers to recruit/hire our participants for their vacant positions. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing & interview skills.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical and healthcare industries like Pharmanza Herbal, Astrazeneca Pharma India, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, GSK, Oriflame, Khadi Naturals, Ayur Ltd., L’Oreal, and Himalaya etc. The IGMPI's Corporate Resource Division actively recommends our students and training participants for various job requirements and specialized roles to Human Resource, Talent Acquisition as well as the heads of various departments in Pharmaceutical and Healthcare.

Future career prospects of Herbal Formulations

There is a wide scope in the profession of skincare formulations in India or in other countries. Skincare formulation is the promising career for youth because of the world wide growing market of the skincare product due to its safe and effective nature. The personal care industry makes up vast of India's market for consumer package goods and experts agree that India is full of opportunities and is a potential gold mine for many companies which offer opportunities as a Scientist, Formulator, Manufacturing Chemist, Research Chemist,Talent Strategist, and Technical Support etc.

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