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The Chemistry and Manufacture of Cosmetics, Volume I, Science, 4th Edition
By: Mitchell L. Schlossman
Posted: October 31, 2008
The Chemistry and Manufacture of Cosmetics, Volume I, Science, 4th Edition 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 you will learn about:
• Structure and Substructure of the Skin
• Skin and Aging
• Toxicological Test Methodologies
• Skin Surface Analysis
• Anti-aging Cosmeceuticals
• Anticellulite Cosmeceuticals
• The Chemistry of Natural Hair Color
• Emulsion Formulation, Stabilization, and Breakdown
• Consumer Testing and Evaluation of Personal Care Products
• And so much more!
Changes since the last edition
This new edition contains 272 pages (five chapters) of new information on topics including delivery systems, green cosmetics, pressurized dispensers, nutraceuticals and an update on REACH.
Edited by well-known and respected author, Mitchell Schlossman. Schlossman was a contributor to Volume IV of The Chemistry and Manufacture of Cosmetics published in 1975 and worked closely with M. G. DeNavarre, its editor at the time. He felt obliged to carry on DeNavarre’s work to update these volumes so that they may be an important guide to formulating cosmetic scientists in the 21st century.
Chapters include contributions of knowledgeable and accomplished experts in their fields from both academia, such as professors Howard Maibach, MD, and Randy R. Wickett, as well as industry experts like Joseph T. Lin and Linda Rhein.
“An excellent book that provides the basis of understanding behind cosmetic science, especially from the chemistry and manufacturing side.”-Professor Johann W. Wiechers, PhD
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