Handbook of Cosmetic Science - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080135397, 9781483186474

Handbook of Cosmetic Science

1st Edition

An Introduction to Principles and Applications

Editors: H. W. Hibbott
eBook ISBN: 9781483186474
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1963
Page Count: 566
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Handbook of Cosmetic Science: An Introduction to Principles and Applications is a guidebook that aids in addressing several areas of concerns in cosmetic science. The book is comprised of 24 chapters that cover the wide spectrum of issues in cosmetics, from application of products up to the proper handling and packaging of cosmetic products. The text first discusses the importance of the body surfaces to which perfumes and cosmetics are applied such as the skin, hair, and teeth. Next the book deals with the chemistry of the raw materials that are processed in the cosmetics industry. The next chapters cover the formulation, production, and packaging of cosmetic products, along with product evaluation and measures to prevent damage to the goods.

The text will be of great use to individuals involved in the research, development, production, and application of cosmetic products.

Table of Contents

Preface Contributors I Skin Physiology as a Basis for Cosmetic Practice II Structure and Properties of Hair and Related Materials III Physiology of the Teeth IV Chemistry of Oils, Fats and Waxes V Perfumery and Its Raw Materials VI Cosmetic Colours VII Miscellaneous Raw Materials VIII The Chemistry of Surface Active Agents IX The Physical Chemistry of Surface Active Agents X Cosmetic Emulsions XI Microbiology XII General Technology XIII Cosmetic Creams and Lotions XIV Lipstick, Rouge, Eye Make-up, Manicure Preparations XV Skin Tonics and Antiperspirant Lotions XVI Face Powders, Talcs, Rouges XVII Hair Products, Shampoos, Hair Dressings, Hair Colorants, Permanent Waving XVIII Shaving Soaps and Creams XIX Formulation of Oral Hygiene Products XX Perfume Formulation and Product Perfuming XXI Use of Antiseptics and Germicides in Toilet Preparations XXII Testing and Evaluation of Cosmetics XXIII General Packaging and Package Testing XXIV Pressurized Packs (Aerosols) Index


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