Herbal cosmetics are the product of cosmetic chemistry, a science that combines the skills of specialists in chemistry, physics, biology, medicine and herbs. Now-a-days herbal cosmetics is occupying more popularity than synthetic cosmetic. The concept of beauty and cosmetics dates back to ancient mankind and civilization. Natural beauty is blessing and cosmetics help in presenting and increasing the beauty and personality aspects of human beings.
Generally herbal cosmetics are also referred to as natural cosmetics. The herbal cosmetics are the preparations containing phytochemical from a variety of botanical sources, which influences the functions of skin and provide nutrients necessary for the healthy skin or hair. Herbal cosmetics are formulated, using different cosmetic ingredients to form the base in which one or more herbal ingredients are used to cure various skin ailments.
This book is specially designed for M.Pharmacy I Semester students of Pharmaceutics Department which covers the entire syllabus in the subject matter with a simple language and easily understandable. This book contains manufacturing processes of different herbal cosmetics like cosmetics for skin and hair.