Chemistry and Manufacture of Cosmetics: Volume II - Formulating, 4th Edition

Mitchell L. Schlossman

Format Details

  • Hardcover
  • 1,288 Pages
  • Published 2009
  • ISBN-10: 1932633480
  • ISBN-13: 9781932633481
  • Description
  • Table of Contents
  • Author Information
  • Expert Review

The Chemistry and Manufacture of Cosmetics, Volume II—Formulating is an excellent resource and educational tool for beginning to advanced formulating cosmetic scientists and can be used as a textbook for any chemistry student interested in understanding or pursuing the cosmetic field. In this volume:

  • Hair gels
  • Shampoos, conditioners and sprays
  • Hair coloring products
  • Ethnic skin and hair care
  • Decorative cosmetics
  • Sunscreen formulation
  • Cosmetic emulsions
  • Bath, shower and spa products
  • Herbal and phyto cosmetics
  • Skin lightening and bleaching

NEW in the 4th Edition: This new edition contains updated information in every chapter, as well as 426 pages (five chapters) of new information on topics including soaps, antiaging products, baby care, inorganic sunscreen and organic/natural cosmetics.

  • Introduction
  • Part I Hair and Skin Care
    • Gels in Hair and Skin Care Products
    • Shampoos
    • Hairspray
    • Hair Conditioners
    • Hair Coloring Products
    • Hair and Scalp Tonics and Dressings
    • Ethnic Skin and Hair Care
    • Permanent Waving of Hair
    • Hair Straightening
    • Hair Growth Products
  • Part II Decorative Cosmetics
    • Cosmetic Powders
    • Lipstick
    • Eye-Area Makeup
    • Liquid Foundation
    • Blush Makeup
    • Nail Preparations
    • Cosmetic Pencils
  • Part III Sun Care
    • Formulating Inorganic Sunscreens
  • Part IV Toiletries
    • Steps in the Commercial Development of Creams and Lotions
    • Cosmetic Emulsions — Creams and Liquids
    • Shaving Preparations
    • Depilatories and Epilatories
    • Bath and Shower Products
    • Fragrance and Fragranced Products
    • Soaps
  • Part V Specialty Cosmetics
    • Herbal and Phyto Cosmetics
    • Face Masks
    • Skin Lightening and Bleaching
    • Antiperspirants and Deodorants
    • Antiaging Products (Anti-Wrinkle and Anti-Cellulite Products)
    • Baby Care
    • Organic and Natural Cosmetics
    • Stabilized Retinol for Streamlined Manufacture of Antiaging Cosmetic Formulations
  • Part VI Packaging and Compatibilities
    • Cosmetic Product Packaging: Development and Compatibility
    • Incompatibilities
  • Index

Edited by well-known and respected author Mitchell L. Schlossman, a contributor to the original edition of The Chemistry and Manufacture of Cosmetics (published in 1975), Schlossman worked closely with M.G. DeNavarre, its editor. He felt obliged to carry on DeNavarre's work to update these volumes so that they may continue to be an important guide to formulating cosmetic scientists.

Chapters include contributions from knowledgeable and accomplished experts in their fields such as Robert Lochhead, Randy Wickett and Jane Hollenberg.

Expert Review

"I use The Chemistry and Manufacture of Cosmetics on a daily basis to review new and old procedures and processes. These books are a valuable resource — my be all, end all book of books."

—David Zelesnick, Nu-World, Sr. V.P, R & D / I. C.

"An excellent book that provides the basis of understanding behind cosmetic formulating, especially from the chemistry and manufacturing side."

—Johann W. Wiechers, PhD
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