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one who creates or introduces something new, a person who formulates, innovator, developer, maker, producer, creator

Take Formulating Cosmetics to the Next Level

The Formulators Lab is an online learning platform for modern formulators to advance their skills in cosmetic formulation. We provide continuous expert education on formulating and making stable, safe and effective natural hair and skin care products.


What's Included in The Formulators Lab?

Every month you can expect the following to happen in The Formulators Lab.

Monthly Webinar

Expert Knowledge. 

Each month we host an expert in the cosmetic industry sharing knowledge in their field to help you expand your skills as a formulator. Guests include cosmetic formulators, cosmetic chemists, manufacturing labs, cosmetic agencies, raw material suppliers, packaging suppliers, brand owners, herbalists, aromatherapists, salon owners, hair stylists and estheticians. The webinar is recorded and made available in our archives for you to listen to at your convenience.


Live Q+A

Get Answers.

Join us and our experts for the Live Q+A. This provides you an opportunity to ask your questions and have them answered. The Live Q+A is recorded and also made available in our archives.

Resource Library 

Exclusive Access.

You will receive access to The Formulators Ingredient Glossary, (the first of its kind), complete with the latest natural ingredients. The Formulators Ingredient Glossary is a growing resource to quickly locate and identify ingredients. Ingredients are categorized and identified by approving private standards, bio based and biodegradable. Ingredients in the glossary are cruelty-free (not tested on animals) and vegan (contains no animal ingredients).




Here you’ll find downloads to save and print to help you with your cosmetic formulating including Customized Formulator Worksheets and Product Development Worksheets.

Community Forum


The Private Community Forum is a place to connect and communicate with like-minded, supportive cosmetic formulators and makers. Here you can ask your questions and share with other members.


Member Perks

Bonus Gift.

July 2020 Members get free access to four Essential Oil Classes ($80 value) plus supplier discounts.  





Expand Your Formulations Today

Continue to expand your knowledge on formulating safe, stable and effective natural hair and skin care products.

  • Clean Beauty 

  • Natural

  • Green

  • Sustainable

  • Ethical

  • Plant-Based

  • Cruelty-Free

The Formulators Lab Membership

We offer monthly and annual membership options.




Payments Processed Monthly





2 Months Free Each Year


Frequently Asked Questions

The Formulators Lab is a monthly membership and community. You have unlimited access to webinars with cosmetic industry experts, live Q+A's, the resource library, forum and member perks. It’s a place of support for you. It’s the next step after taking formulation classes or if you’ve been making cosmetics, to advance your cosmetic formulator skills. The Formulators Lab is here to help you make stable, safe and effective cosmetics. To empower you and provide you with a database of sustainable plant-based, cruelty-free ingredients. We’re here to save you time and money by supplying you with resources. Our goal is to empower you to become the best cosmetic formulator.

The modern formulator is passionate about formulating and making natural hair and skin care products. She wants to make stable, safe, effective and sustainable formulations. She loves transforming nourishing ingredients into products that are an elixir for radiant skin and hair. The modern formulator wants her products to touch each individual’s unique beauty. To infuse more joy and love into others and our world.

The topics include improving formulations and formulating with surfactants, preservatives and emulsifiers. Formulating with actives and botanicals. Stability and microbial testing. Green chemistry, bio-based ingredients, sustainable ingredients and clean beauty. Options for equipment for including reasonable priced mixer, homogenizer, stirrer, hotplate, water bath. Topics on the microbiome of the skin, textured hair, developing formulations and more.

Our members include hair stylists, estheticians, salon owners, those with a hair or skin care business or looking to start one. Anyone passionate about formulating and making natural hair and skin care products and want to advance to the next level. 

The Formulators Lab is a community of modern formulators; cosmetic formulators passionate about making natural, nourishing, green and clean beauty products. If you want a place of support, access to information on sustainable ingredients with expert guests, worksheets designed for you to formulate and make nourishing body, hair and skin without complex systems and  tons of ingredients. The Formulators Lab is right for you.

We do not provide consulting or custom formulating. We are not a cosmetic formulation school or a supplier nor do we have any affiliations with suppliers. We are here to help you advance in your cosmetic formulating skills with expert information in the cosmetic industry so you can be confident in making effective, safe and stable formulations.

Sustainability is a core value of The Formulators Lab, it guides the choices we make as a company. Sustainability meets the needs of the present without a destructive impact to people, animals and the planet. In return, it promotes the ability of future generations to meet their needs. You can find sustainable, renewable, biodegradable and fair trade ingredients in The Formulators Glossary.

We have a flexible and friendly refund policy. For monthly membership, cancel anytime and your membership will end at the end of that monthly billing cycle. You will be charged for one month's access. For yearly membership, we will prorate the amount you paid and refund you according to the remainder of the time left on your account.


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