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Blushes, Shadows, and Bronzers Oh My!

Asked Atlanta, Georgia

What would you study in college if you wanted to make cosmetics? #engineering #biology #chemistry #stem #women-in-stem #makeup #cosmetics #mac

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Shauna’s Answer

Updated San Diego, California

Great question, I see it has been answered below with some great supporting information. You would want to look into chemistry of some sort. The links below provide some great supporting documents! Good luck!

Luis "Lou"’s Answer

Updated Saint Petersburg, Florida

Chemical engineering (processes of making the cosmetics), applied chemistry (compounding and analyzing), Biomedical engineering or Biochemistry (interaction between the skin and cosmetics), or even Botany and Food Science (most cosmetics are derived from plants).