Handbook of Cosmetic Science

Handbook of Cosmetic Science

An Introduction to Principles and Applications

1st Edition - January 1, 1963

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  • Editor: H. W. Hibbott
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483186474

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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


    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)


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  • No. of pages: 566
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1963
  • Published: January 1, 1963
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483186474

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H. W. Hibbott

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