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Cosmetic Color Additives: Regulations, Properties, and Processing

Course Overview

This course will provide a broad overview of the pigments used in the development of color cosmetic products. Topics include: current global regulatory frameworks will be reviewed, the fundamentals of cosmetic colorants (organic, inorganic, effect, surface treated, natural), pigment incorporation and processing in color cosmetic formulations, color choice, and shade matching.

Who Should Attend

The course serves as a great overview of the use of pigments in the cosmetics industry, and will be beneficial to those working in formulation, regulatory affairs, processing, or claims testing.

Course Outline

  • Global Regulations
  • Cosmetic Colorants
    • Inorganic Pigments
    • Organic Pigments
    • Natural Colorants 
  • Effect Pigments
  • Surface Treated Pigments and Fillers
  • Wetting and Dispersion
  • Color Choice
  • Shade Matching

Instructor: Jane Hollenberg

Format: In-Person

Date: Monday, May 2, 2022 (9:00am - 5:00pm ET)

During NYSCC Suppliers' Day


Jacob Javits Center 
429 11th Ave
New York, NY 10001

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This course will take place on May 2, 2022, the day before the NYSCC Suppliers' Day Exhibition Show (May 3-4, 2022). You can register for this course by selecting it as an add-on option during the regular registration process for NYSCC Suppliers' Day. Note: SCC Junior/Student members need to select "Student Badge" during the registration process in order to receive discounted pricing.



Early Bird (Expires 04/15/22)

  • $385 - SCC Member
  • $515 - Non-Member
  • $235 – SCC Junior or Student Member


  • $435 - SCC Member
  • $565 - Non-Member
  • $260 – SCC Junior or Student Member

Registration price includes breakfast and lunch, as well as a selection of coffee and other beverages throughout the day. View our CEP Course Pricing and Refund Policy.

Note: companies registering 5+ SCC members for this course receive $25 off per registration. Companies registering 10+ SCC members for this course receive $50 off per registration. Discounted group registrations need to occur during the same online transaction. If you would like to submit a group registration of 5+ or 10+, or have any other questions about this event, please contact SCC Headquarters Staff.


About the Instructor

Jane Hollenberg

JCH Consulting

Jane Hollenberg has over forty years’ experience in the cosmetic industry, working with fillers, pigments, and pigmented products at Coty, Revlon, and Rona. Since 1996, she has operated JCH Consulting to provide services in the formulation, scale up, and troubleshooting of pigmented cosmetics. She teaches color cosmetics in the University of Cincinnati Cosmetic Science program and serves as a member of the Personal Care Product Council's Color Additive Committee.  Development of surface treatments for cosmetic pigments and fillers and their application to color cosmetics are areas of special interest.