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Cosmetic Creams: Development and Formulation of Effective Skin Care Products

Cosmetic Creams: Development and Formulation of Effective Skin Care Products

Wilfried Rähse

ISBN: 978-3-527-34398-0

Dec 2019

320 pages

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The book comprehensively deals with all aspects of skin cream production, from selection of raw ingredients to proof of performance and industrial production, including regulatory issues.

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GENERAL ASPECTS OF COSMETICS
Short Look at the History of Cosmetics
Definition of Cosmetics
Global Market Size
Legal Regulations in Europe
European Commission Database
Different Products for Skin Care

SKIN CARE EMULSIONS (MACRO AND MINI)
Basics (Definition, Structure, Classification)
Stability of Emulsions
Preparation of Emulsions in the Laboratory
General Product Design of Skin Creams

CLASSIFICATION OF SKIN CARE PRODUCTS
Cosmetic Products for the Skin Care
Effective Cosmetics to improve Skin Condition
Skin-healing Products
Differences between Cosmeceuticals and Drugs
Natural Cosmetics Label

BUILDING A SKIN CREAM, FORMULATION
Excipients
Preservations
Additives
Cosmetic Active Ingredients
Typical Effects of Cosmetics
Essential Active Substances from a medical Point of View
Targeted Product Design in the Course of Development
Combinations of Substances with a proven Effect

PERFUMES
Short Look at the History of Perfumery
Extraction of Plant Natural Products
Chemical Composition of Natural Fragrances
Possibilities in Product Design of Perfume Oils
Perfumes for Personal Care Products
Safety

PENETRATION OF SUBSTANCES INTO THE SKIN
Skin Structure
Applying the Emulsion
Proof of Performance
Penetration of lipophilic Substances -
Measurements
Effects of Substances on the Skin -
Theory and Practice

SAFETY ASSESSMENT
Elements and Structure of the Assessment
Practical Example of a Safety Assessment

PRODUCTION OF SKIN CARE PRODUCTS
GMP- and EHEDG- Regulations
Machinery and Plant Design
Production of Macro- and Mini-(Nano)-Emulsions

MATERIALS FOR THE MACHINERY
Relationship between Material and Product Design
Stainless Steel as Preferred Material
Smoothing the Surfaces of Stainless Steel
Inorganic Non-Metallic Materials (Borosilicate Glass)
Plastics

ESTIMATED PRICES OF DIFFERENT COSMETIC CREAMS

HYGIENIC ASPECTS OF PLASTIC BOTTLES AND JARS