Volume III - Ingredients discusses the vast number of materials used, or potentially useful, in cosmetics. A review of more than 70 topics, Ingredients reveals the intricacies in the employment of materials used in today's cosmetics industry - whether it's waxes, marine products, collagen, honey, vitamins, vegetable proteins, antibacterials, microspheres or other ingredients.
This 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 pursuing a career in the cosmetic field.
Included in this volume:
- Sample formulations and considerations
- List of ingredients used as anti-inflammatory actives: known safety/toxicity concerns
- In vitro and in vivo evaluations for antimicrobial effectiveness
- Definition of terms
- Formulating lipid-replacement products
- Ceramide levels and skin changes
- Color chemistry
- Pigment categories
- Stability and color selection
- Color properties
- Behavior and stability in aqueous solution
- Adverse reactions to cosmetics
"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.