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Chemistry and technology of the cosmetics and toiletries industry

Author: D F Williams; W H Schmitt
Publisher: London ; New York : Blackie Academic & Professional, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

Organized on a product category basis, this work provides a review of and introduction to the cosmetics and toiletries industry. The point of view is that of the chemist, and coverage includes  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D F Williams; W H Schmitt
ISBN: 0216932246 9780216932241 0412033119 9780412033117
OCLC Number: 25130645
Description: xv, 331 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 Raw materials, A. Spiess: basic surfactants; mild anionic surfactants; amphoteric surfactants; non-ionic surfactants; shampoo additives; cationic surfactants; oil components; waxes; silicon oils; cream bases; oil-in-water (O/W) emulsifiers; water-in-oil (W/O) emulsifiers; humectants; aerosol propelants. Part 2 Hair-care products, J.J. Shipp: hair - structure and chemistry; shampoos; conditioners; styling aids; setting lotions; other styling aids in spray form; hair gels; styling creams and glazes; hair oils/brilliantines/pomades/styling waxes; hair creams; permanent waving; bleaches; hair dyes; product evaluation and testing. Part 3 Skin-care products, W.H. Schmitt: anatomy and physiology of the skin; test methods; formulation; skin cleansers; moisturizers; anti-ageing products; sunscreen products; acne products. Part 4 Colour cosmetics, J. Cunningham: lip colour; nail polish; face make-up; eye make-up; colour coating; general considerations. Part 5 Baby care, J. Knowlton: specific requirements for baby products; product types and their presentation; raw materials for baby products; developmental pathways; product evaluation; product safety requirement; product preservation; product stability; manufacture and quality control. Part 6 Afro-Caribbean products, F.L. Chester: hair structures; skin characteristics; hair products; skin products; general practical considerations. Part 7 Dental products, M. Pader: the human dentition and its environment; oral accretions and conditions; the toothbrush and other mechanical aids; active agents; dentifrices; oral rinses; speciality products. Part 8 Perfumery, A. Dallimore: fragrance - a definition; role of fragrance; perfumery raw materials; development of a fragrance; the current market in fine fragrance; odour types; technical performance of perfumes; stability testing; compounding; quality control; special additives; glossary of odour descriptors. Part 9 Personal hygiene products, M.J. Wilcox: soap and other solid bathing products; liquid bathing and showering products; antipersperants and deodorants. Part 10 Quality, safety and legislation, J. Dopuis and W. Dupuy: definition of quality; inspection; prevention; total quality; the new thinking; quality standards and guides; legislation; general considerations.
Responsibility: edited by D.F. Williams and W.H. Schmitt.


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