September 2019 Meeting
Topic: A Cosmetic Chemists Guide to Clean Beauty
Clean Beauty has become a popular marketing positioning for many brands. What originally started in the food industry, it has even over taken natural in terms of popularity among product marketers. Clean beauty offers a number of formulating advantages over natural beauty. In this talk we will cover the development of Clean Beauty, what it means and how cosmetic formulators need to adapt to formulate for the clean beauty consumer.
Perry Romanowski is an independent cosmetic chemistry who has spent the past 25 years developing products in the personal care and cosmetic industry. He has worked on both hair and skin care products but primarily focusing on hair. He is currently vice president of Element 44 Inc which specialized in science education. In 2014, Romanowski created the Practical Cosmetic Formulating online training program to provide cosmetic chemists continuing education across a broad range of formula categories. He served as the 2018 President of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC).
Previously, Romanowski worked for Alberto Culver serving as a senior project leader for hair care innovation. Additionally, he has made appearances on popular TV shows including the Dr. Oz show and the Rachel Ray show.
Romanowski received his B.S. in Chemistry from DePaul University and also studied Biochemistry. He has written and edited numerous articles and books, taught the SCC’s Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry continuing education class, and developed various websites. In addition, he provides consulting services for cosmetic formulating, testing and Internet solutions; he can be reached through his website, http://chemistscorner.com
|Event Date||September 24, 2019 5:00 pm|
|Event End Date||September 24, 2019 8:30 pm|
|Location||Avenue of the Arts Hotel, Costa Mesa|