CANCELLED LYSC Holiday Workshops: Cosmetic chemistry (age 7–9)

11.00am to 3.00pm, Thursday 16 April

L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

The Royal Institution of Great Britain GB United Kingdom W1S 4BS 21 Albemarle Street London

This event has been cancelled

  • Students explore the exciting chemistry behind cosmetics.

    Credit: Royal Institution
  • Type

    Holiday Workshops
  • Audience

    Age 7–9


Standard £42

Ri Young Members £35.70

Event description

PLEASE NOT THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. We are in the process of contacting ticket holders about refunds. 

Students will explore the difference between acids and alkalis and how they react to form a salt. Using this knowledge they then make their own personalised bath bombs.

The workshop also allows students to discover the properties of oils and waxes and how they are able to dissolve into one another, which they use to create their own lip balms.

This workshop is a great introduction to pH, neutralisation, solubility and changes.

Please note

This workshop is strictly for 7–9 year-olds only. Please note this workshop will include a 30 minute supervised lunch break. Students should bring their own lunch and a drink.

Discounted tickets are available to Ri Members. Find out more about how to join.

Refunds can only be issued for tickets cancelled at least two weeks (14 calendar days) in advance of the event date. Please note that this supersedes our normal event terms and conditions.

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