Cosmeceuticals Bootcamp

Sat May 28, 08:30 - Sat May 28, 16:30
FNB Portside Building - 28th Floor


In addition to the programme below, there will be the rare opportunity to pick the brain of various experts in the field (“speed dating”) in 10 minute slots, to be booked on arrival .

Experts will include, amongst others, a plastic surgeon, aesthetic dermatologist, clinical dermatologist, financial expert for business growth, etc

The day's provisional content will be as follows:

08h00 – 08h30     Arrival , coffee on the go

08h30 – 08h45    Welcome and objectives

08h45 – 09h00     How to approach the Cosmeceutical Consult

09h00 – 09h20    Practical Application of the Skin Health and Beauty Pyramid

09h20 – 10h20   The science behind Exposome Protection: (UVA, UVB, Visible Light, Infrared A, Pollution : air & digital light)

  • Sun protection, Antioxidants, DNA Repair enzymes
  • Extremozymes
  • Skin Microbiome
  • Circadian Rhythm

10h20 – 10h45  TEA        


10h45 – 1h45  The science behind Epidermal and Dermal repair :

  • The Skin Barrier
  • Retinoids
  • Fruit Acids (Alpha, beta, polyhydroxy)

11h45 – 12h30   The Science behind Dermal Stimulation :

  • Peptides
  • Growth factors
  • Stem Cells

12h30 – 13h30 What to consider around Cosmeceutical Ethics

(marketing vs science, evidence-based products, growth factors , functional quality vs technical quality in consultation )

Lunch on the go

13h30 – 15h00 Cosmeceutical approach to specific skin conditions

  • Actinic damage
  • Acne
  • Rosacea
  • Melasma
  • Scars


15h00 – 15h30   Dermatitis and sensitive skin

15h30 – 16h00   Q + A

16h00 – 16h30   Conclusion + Wrap -up 

Lunch , tea and Coffee included

Additional information

Refund policy No refunds


Cosmeceuticals Bootcamp
FNB Portside Building - 28th Floor
5 Buitengracht St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001
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