Personal Care Application Technology Training: Personal Care

EUROPE (BURGHAUSEN)
Presence | Distributors

Description

This seminar provides an interesting overview of the possibilities of silicones in personal care applications.

Requirements

Basic knowledge of chemistry

Agenda

  • General introduction to the market: “Silicones in Personal Care Applications”
  • Training module on the different application tests (conducted as part of a lab tour)
  • Training on the following product groups: Volatile silicones, Dimethicones, Gum blends, Dimethiconol emulsions, Aminofunctional silicones, Phenyl-modified silicones, Alkyl-/alkoxy-modified silicones, Polyether-functional silicones, Silicone polyglycosides, Silicone resins, Silicone elastomer resin gels, Silicone polyvinyl acetate, Pyrogenic silica,
  • All product groups are explained in the context of different applications, such as: Hair care (shampoos, conditioners and styling products), Skin- and suncare products, Color cosmetics (lipsticks, foundations, powders, etc.)
  • In the hands-on portion of the course, you will learn how to use BELSIL® products in a variety of personal care formulations.
  • This course includes role-playing and workshops aimed at providing a more in-depth understanding of WACKER’s BELSIL® and HDK® product lines.

Seminar language

English

Seminar objectives

This three-day seminar on silicones for cosmetic products offers a good mix of theory and hands-on training in our laboratory, and provides an interesting overview of the many ways you can use silicones to improve your products. The course will also present some of of the unique properties of silicones.

Target audience

Distributors, technical managers, sales managers and R&D managers

Fee (includes value-added tax)

Free of charge

Number of participants

6 – 12

Trainer

Dr. Tassilo Habereder

Dr. Tassilo Habereder studied chemistry and wrote his PhD thesis in inorganic chemistry. Before he joined Wacker Chemie AG, he had worked in various positions for Ciba Speciality Chemicals (now BASF). Since 2009, he has been working as technical manager and laboratory head for Personal Care applications at Wacker Chemie AG. Moreover, he works as Global Technical Champion for WACKER skin and color care applications.

Dr. Gerhard Beer

Dr. Gerhard Beer studied chemistry, writing his doctoral dissertation on physical-organic chemistry. Since 2001, he has held various positions at Wacker Chemie AG, in both R&D and application technology for personal care. He is currently in charge of the laboratory for hair care development and is the technical contact person for key account customers, and also for the EMEA region.

Dr. Claudius Schwarzwälder

Dr. Claudius Schwarzwälder studied chemistry and wrote his PhD thesis in physical chemistry. After postdoc work at the University of Cambridge, he became a cosmetic chemist in the R&D department of Beiersdorf AG. In 2001, he began work at WACKER SILICONES’ Personal Care team. As a technical marketing manager, he conducted training courses for sales managers and distributors until 2009. He has been marketing manager for the Personal Care segment since 2009.

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