Dr. Robert Lochhead

Professor and Director Emeritus of Polymer Science
University of Southern Mississippi

Tuesday, March 12 - 9:00AM-5:00PM

Polymers in Cosmetics & Personal Care Products


Polymers represent one of the major classes of materials used in cosmetic formulations. There are a wide variety of polymers used in a broad range of functions in this industry and a basic understanding of polymer structure – property relationships is an essential tool for the cosmetic formulator. This course addresses the need to introduce formulators and suppliers to cosmetic polymers. The course will be a pragmatic overview of polymer science woven into the needs, desires, and aspirations of cosmetic products

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