Cosmetic Science

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Welcome[edit]

This book is intended to be a comprehensive teaching tool for newcomers to cosmetic science. In addition, it also serves as a convenient reference for gurus and formulators. For beginners, the best approach is to read the book in order. Check out the Ingredients Glossary when you need formulating tips for a particular ingredient.

Guidelines for Contributors[edit]

  1. Cite all sources in APA and use reputable references (See Introduction: Research Methods).
  2. Explain concepts in simplest terms, but include technical terms with an explanation.
  3. Use the Discussion tab to raise issues about accuracy, organization, new topics, etc.
  4. Contact me at tuvannguyen33@gmail.com for help with formatting or adding pictures.
  5. Add yourself to the list of contributors.

Contents[edit]


Wikibook Development Stages
Sparse text 0% Developing text 25% Maturing text 50% Developed text 75% Comprehensive text 100%

Introduction[edit]

  1. Purpose 100% developed  as of June 18 2017
  2. Research methods 25% developed  as of June 18 2017

Skin[edit]

  1. Skin Anatomy and Physiology 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  2. Skin Conditions (acne, oiliness, scars, etc.) 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  3. Ageing 0% developed  as of June 18 2017

Hair[edit]

  1. Hair Structure 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  2. Hair damage 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  3. Hair loss 0% developed  as of June 18 2017

Active Ingredients[edit]

  1. Skin Absorption 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  2. Antioxidants 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  3. Chemical Exfoliators 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  4. DHT blockers 0% developed  as of June 18 2017

Formulation[edit]

  1. pH control 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  2. Solvents and Solutions 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  3. Emulsions 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  4. Suspensions 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  5. Gels 0% developed  as of June 18 2017

Color Cosmetics[edit]

  1. Safe Pigments 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  2. Liquid Makeup 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  3. Powder Makeup 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  4. Hair Dye 0% developed  as of June 18 2017

Preservation[edit]

  1. Microbial Infection 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  2. Oxidation 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  3. Good Manufacturing Practices 0% developed  as of June 18 2017
  4. Preservatives0% developed  as of June 18 2017

Appendix A: Ingredients Index[edit]

Appendix B: Contributors[edit]