Discussing the history, benefits, formulations and future developments of hair and skin conditioning products, this work offers an overview of the subject and unique analysis of the elements of conditioning. It offers the novice chemist a solid foundation of technical knowledge and the seasoned scientist the latest state-of-the-art ingredients and testing procedures used in evaluation.
Table of Contents
"Introduction to Conditioning Agents for Hair and Skin, Randy Schueller and Perry Romanowski Biology of the Hair and Skin, Zoe Diana Draelos The Role of Biological Lipids in Skin Conditioning, Peter M. Elias Petrolatum: Conditioning Through Occlusion, David S. Morrison Humectants in Personal Care Formulation: A Practical Guide, Bruce W. Gesslein Emollient Esters and Oils, John Carson and Kevin Gallagher Proteins for Conditioning Hair and Skin, Gary A. Neudahl Organo-Modified Siloxane Polymers for Conditioning Skin and Hair, Eric S. Abrutyn Specialty Silicone Conditioning Agents, Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr. Cationic Surfactants and Quaternary Derivatives for Hair and Skin Care, Matthew F. Jurcyzk, David T. Floyd, and Burghard H. Gruning Polymers as Conditioning Agents for Hair and Skin, Bernard Idson Formulating Conditioning Products for Hair and Skin, Mort Westman Evaluating Effects of Conditioning Formulations on Hair, Janusz Jachowicz Evaluating Performance Benefits of Conditioning Formulations on Human Skin, Ronald L. Rizer, Monya L. Sigler, and David L. Miller "
"This interesting book, well described and fair in its explanations, leads the reader to face all the problems concerning hair and skin conditioning."
---Journal of Applied Cosmetology