With chapters written by esteemed research professionals at institutions such as Mary Kay and Procter & Gamble, this source approaches formulation development by product categories such as cleansers, moisturizers, toners, antiperspirants, and sunscreensorganizes product discussions according to body areas such as the face, eyelids, hands, lips, and scalpdetails unique approaches to formulation for special populations such as those with sensitive skin, rosacea, and atopic dermatitis; children; and the elderlyaddresses current issues in skin care such as acne, photoaging, dyspigmentation, inflammation, and aginghelps researchers determine the most effective ingredient combinations for the optimization of skin care productsdescribes the mechanisms of action and formulation issues affecting salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, hydroxyl acids, retinoids, vitamins, hydroquinone, antioxidants, and botanicals
Specifically written to meet the needs of the cosmetic chemist and engineer, this reference outlines the latest technologies and issues pertinent to the development novel skin care products including advances in formulation and development, raw materials and active ingredients, compound testing, and clinical assessment. Organized by product category, then by body application area, this guide supplies all one needs to know to create effective skin care products for men and women in a diverse range of ethnic populations.
Table of Contents
Cosmetic Formulations of Skin Care Products. Cutaneous Formulation Issues. Formulation for Special Populations. Personal Cleansing Products: Properties and Use. Toners and Astringents. The Dry Skin Cycle. Factors Influencing Optimal Skin Care and Product Selection. Antiperspirants. Photoprotection and the Prevention of Photocarcinogenesis. Anti-Aging Skin Care Formulations. The Role of Cosmeceuticals in Dermatology. Skin Lightening Agents. Medical and Surgical Approaches to Skin Lightening. Topical Exfoliation - Clinical Effects and Formulating Considerations. Over the Counter Acne Medications. Topical Botanicals. Herbs in Cosmeceuticals: Are They Safe and Effective? Topical Anti-Inflammatories. Topical Nutritional Antioxidants. What is Next in Skin Care Cosmetic Products?