Text book of Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals


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  • Language:
  • English
  • Genre(s):
  • Other Textbooks
  • ISBN13:
  • 9789355743039
  • ISBN10:
  • 9355743033
  • Format:
  • Paperback
  • Trim:
  • 8x10
  • Pages:
  • 141
  • Publication date:
  • 09-May-2022
  •   Available, Ships in 3-5 days
  •   10 Days Replacement Policy
  •   Sold & Fullfilled by WalnutPublication
Book Blurb

The prime objective for the preparation of this cosmetic textbook for M. Pharm 2nd semester, students is to help and assist them in learning and understanding the concepts for the cosmetics in simplified way. The textbook covers all the topics mentioned in the latest syllabus as per the PCI which were not available in a single book. Chapter 1 covers various regulatory aspects related to the cosmetics, deep insight into the conditions for obtaining licenses for manufacturing and sale and various offences and penalties related to them. Chapter 2 describes structure of skin and various skin conditions associated along with the detailed information related to oral cavity. Chapter 3 gives complete information about various building blocks required for the formulation including surfactants, emollients, antimicrobials, creams, soaps, syndet bars perfumes. This chapter also describes the controversial ingredients like Parabens, formaldehyde liberators, dioxane. Chapter 4 deals with detailed insight into design of cosmeceutical products including Sun protection and addressing dry skin, acne, sun-protection, pigmentation, prickly heat, wrinkles, body odor, dandruff, dental cavities, bleeding gums, mouth odor and sensitive teeth through cosmeceutical formulations. Chapter 5 describes the herbal cosmetics Herbal ingredients used in Hair care, skin care and oral care. Review of guidelines for herbal cosmetics by private bodies like cosmos with respect to preservatives, emollients, foaming agents, emulsifiers, and rheology modifiers. Challenges in formulating herbal cosmetics.

Shikha Baghel Chauhan
Shikha Baghel Chauhan

Dr. Shikha Baghel Chauhan, is currently working as Assistant Professor at Amity Institute of Pharmacy, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. She is having experience of 17 years in Academics and Pharmaceutical Industry. She is a self-motivated and passionate academician with more than 12 years of experience in teaching and 5 years of experience in Pharmaceutical Industry. She did her B.Pharm from Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, New Delhi in 2004. She did her M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics from IIT BHU in 2006. She has written more than 35 research papers in various International and National journals. She has participated and delivered various technical sessions in National and International conference in India and abroad. She is founder of a popular growing pharmacy youtube channel known as ‘Pharmacypedia’.

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