If you are considering formulating your own products, or you want to work in chemical service marketing or production, consider attending Woodbridge, New Jersey-based Advantage Research Lab’s first in-house technical training and lecture Feb. 20.

The firm, which specializes in multicultural product formulation, will offer information on ethnic hair and skin; perform a cosmetic ingredients review on products for the ethnic market, including a formulation demonstration of relaxers, conditioners and shampoos; and give an overview of the global ethnic market.

Tuition is $500 per attendee. Advance reservations are required. Call 732-634-2399 or 732-841-5430, or e-mail to P.arl@verizon.net. For more information on Advance Research Lab, go to www.obukowho.com.