Handbook of Cosmetic Science and Technology, Fourth Edition

  • Authors drawn from universities, clinical practice, and industry
  • Authors drawn from Dermatology, Toxicology, and Pharmacology
  • International authorship
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Written by experienced and internationally renowned contributors, this is the fourth edition of what has become the standard reference for cosmetic scientists and dermatologists seeking the latest innovations and technology for the formulation, design, testing, use, and production of cosmetic products for skin, hair, and nails.

New to this fourth edition are chapters on dermatocosmetic vehicles, surface film, causes and measurement of skin aging, make-up products, skin healing, cosmetics in sports, cosmetotextiles, nutricosmetics, natural ingredients, cosmeceuticals, and regulatory vigilance.

Table of Contents

Introduction, M. Paye, A. O. Barel and H. Maibach
Skin Types
Biophysical CHARACTERISTICS of the Skin in Relation to Race, Sex, Age and Site, V. Couturaud
Ethnic Differences in Skin Properties: The Objective Data, V Saggar, S Banker, N Wesley and H Maibach
Sensitive Skin: Sensory, Clinical and Physiological Factors, M. A. Farage, A Katsarou and H. Maibach
Neurophysiology of Self-Perceived Sensitive–Skin Subjects by Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, B. Querleux and O. de Lacharrière
Tests for Sensitive Skin, A. Pelosi and E. Berardesca

Skin Hydration
Mechanisms of Skin Hydration, L. Kilpatrick-Liverman, J. Mattai, R. Tinsley and J. Wu
Hydrating Substances, M. Lodén
Skin Care Products, H. Epstein
Confocal Raman Spectroscopy for In Vivo Skin Hydration Measurements, P. J. Caspers and A. van der Pol

Skin Barrier and pH
Evaluation of the Barrier Function of the Skin Using Trans Epidermal Water Loss: A Critical Overview, R. Imhof
Percutaneous Penetration Enhancers: An Overview, S. Konda, H-Y. Thong and H. Maibach
Human Skin Buffering Capacity: An Overview, J. Levin and H. Maibach
Skin pH and Skin Flora, S. A. Ansari
Mystical Effects of Dermatocosmetic Vehicles, C. Surber
Dissolution of Materials in Artificial Skin Surface Film Liquids, A. Stefaniak

Skin Aging and Sun and Anti-Aging Care Products
Skin Ageprint: The Causative Factors, G. E. Piérard, C. Piérard-Franchimont and P. Quatresooz
A Quantitative Approach to Age and Skin structure and Function, M. Lorencini, I. Feferman and H. Maibach
Skin Aging: Microrelief and Wrinkle Measurements, U. Koop and A. Herpens
Smoking and Skin Aging, M. Rahvar
Antioxidants, S.U. Weber, J. K. Lodge, C. Saliou and L. Packer
UV Filters, S. B. Levy
Sun Protection and Sunscreens, B. Gabard
After-Sun Products, H. Karajianis and B. Gabard
Reconstructed Human Skin and Skin Organ Culture Models Used in Cosmetic Efficacy Testing, A. Mavon, D. Bacqueville and B. De Wever

Skin Perception
Sensory Effects and Irritation: Strong Relationship, M. A. Farage
Silicones: Their Importance for Skin Sensory Properties, I. Van Reeth
Tribological Studies on Skin: Measurement of the Coefficient of Friction, R. K. Sivamani, G. Wu, H. Maibach and N.V. Gitis
Skin Wettability and Friction, A. Elkhyat, S. Mac-Mary and P. Humbert

Skin Tolerance
Principles and Mechanisms of Skin Irritation, S. Schliemann and P. Elsner
Mechanism of Skin Irritation by Surfactants and Anti-Irritants for Surfactant Based Products, M. Paye, H. Maibach and C.T. Jackon
In Vivo Irritation, S.J. Bashir, M. W.S. Ong and H. Maibach
Noninvasive Clinical Assessment of Skin Irritation / Inflammation, K. Mills and M. Robinson

Ethnicity as a Possible Endogenous Factor in Irritant Contact Dermatitis: Comparing the Irritant Response among Caucasians, Blacks and Asians, B. S. Modjtahedi, S. P. Modtjahedi and H. Maibach
Allergy and Hypoallergenic Products, A. E. Goossens
Anti-Itch Testing: Antipruritics, H. P. Chan, H. Zhai and H. Maibach

Skin colour
Determination of Skin Colour In Relation to Ethnicity, Sex, Age, Site and Environmental Factors: An Overview, G. Cazorla, J. Latreille, C. Guinot, and F. Morizot
Artificial Tanning, S. B. Levy
Skin Whitening Agents, M. Ong
Decorative Products and the Functions of Make-Up, R. Korichi and J.F. Tranchant
Make-Up Products and Formulations, N. Lourith
Skin Radiance Measurement, A. Petitjean, P. Humbert, S. Marc-Mary and J.M. Sainthillier

Cosmetics with Specific Targets
Anti-Cellulite and Slimming Products and Treatments, P. Clarys and A.O. Barel
Skin Healing, E. Tur and L.L. Bolton
Baby Care Products, M. Lemper, K. De Paepe, V. Rogiers and R. Adam
Cosmetics for the Elderly, H. Reuter, T. Blatt, G.M. Muhr and F. Stäb
Antiperspirants, J. Schreiber
Deodorants, J. Schreiber
The Use of Cosmetics in Sport, P. Clarys, R. Clijsen , J. Taeymans and A. O. Barel
Cosmetotextiles, M. Singh
Measuring Hair Structure and Properties, R. Wickett and J. Jachowicz
Hair Conditioners, C. Kozubal, A. Lopez Baca and E. Navarro
Oral Cosmetics: A General Overview, N. Demeester, D. Vanden Berghe, M. Calomme
The Use of Food Supplements as Nutricosmetics in Health and Fitness, P. Clarys, J. Taeymans and A.O. Barel
The Normal Nail and Use of Nail Cosmetics and Treatments, J. André and R. Baran
The Impact Of Formulation Structure in Skin Delivery, P. Wen, J. Paturi and Sun Y.
Skin Care Occlusive Ingredients: Predicting Occlusion’s Effects Using Partition Coefficients, F. Hafeez and M. Maibach
Natural Ingredients, C. Saliou
Zinc Pyrithione, J. R. Schwartz, E. S. Johnson and T. L. Dawson

Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals: An Overview, R. Sivamani and H. Maibach
New European Legislation Concerning Efficacy Claims of Cosmetic products. Overview of different methods of evaluation, P. Clarys and A.O. Barel
The Current Regulatory Context in the European Union, V. Rogiers
Cosmetovigilance in the European Union, M. Paye, E. Roni, P. Prasad and M.G. Best
Trends in Cosmetic regulations in the USA, F. A. Simion

Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 26 × 37 × 3 cm