The knowledge center for lipid chemistry and technologies

As a customer of AAK Personal Care, you have special access to our team of experts through the AAK ACADEMY™. At these sessions, we share our experience and expertise, so you can learn all you need to know about the theory and application of lipid chemistry and excel at what you do.

Learn to master technical application

We know that the more you know about lipid chemistry, the easier it is to find the best solution for your formulation. And our AAK ACADEMY™ masterclasses and customized training sessions will help you do just that.

 

The AAK ACADEMY™ is all about sharing our experience and know-how to make you a master in technical application. Guided by our experts, you can explore topics such as lipid chemistry, texture transformations, sustainable sourcing, and processing.

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Introduction to Lipid Chemistry

Learn how to avoid expensive formulation mistakes through a better understanding of lipid chemistry. This session will show you how focusing on interactions rather than the behaviors of individual ingredients will achieve superior results every time.

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Processing naturals for optimized functionality and performance

Learn how ingredients that appear similar can have very different quality, stability, and cosmetic usability. This session demonstrates how expert processing optimizes the functionality and performance of naturals and shows you how to select the best solution for your needs.

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High oxidative stable oils and bioactive ingredients

Learn how to optimize the shelf life, safety, and performance of your natural-based formulations. This session will show how the composition of fatty acids and naturally occurring tocopherols can impact stability and functionality and demonstrate how a high-quality oil phase can protect the skin barrier against environmental stressors.

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Crystallization and impact on stability and texture transformations

Learn how to use crystallization to achieve the right texture, consistency, and sensory appeal for your formulation. This session explains how ingredient composition, melting profile, compatibility, polymorphism, and processing all impact the crystallization process and shows you how to overcome stability challenges.

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An in-depth look at the melting profile

Learn everything you need to know about the melting profile. What it is, how it is determined, and how you can use it as a tool to predict ingredient behavior in a cosmetic formulation. The session balances in-depth theory with advice on putting your newfound knowledge to practical use in the laboratory.

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Register now and be the first to know of dates and additional subjects.  Whether you’re a new customer who has not yet attended one of our AAK ACADEMY™ sessions, an existing customer who missed out last time, or a previous attendee who would like to ensure an early-bird invite to the next new topic, register your interest here, and we will be in touch.

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