One can have years of scientific experience, and the knowledge of how certain materials and ingredients will interact with each other, but nothing beats personal experimentation to assess whether a product will produce the desired results. The following infographic provides a systematic approach to evaluating your cosmetic prototypes.
A quick overview:
- Pick a benchmark for product comparison.
- Develop baseline skills to help identify differences between cosmetic formulations. Note specific characteristics for different product types.
- Make and test prototypes, changing only one variable at a time.
- Test the prototype alone to determine if further testing is merited.
- Compare samples in a blinded test.
- Get opinions from others, noting differences and preferences.
- Revise, revise, revise for optimum results.
- Conduct stability and performance tests.
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