Poucher's Perfumes, Cosmetics and Soaps: Volume 3: Cosmetics by W.A. PoucherPoucher's Perfumes, Cosmetics and Soaps: Volume 3: Cosmetics by W.A. Poucher

Poucher's Perfumes, Cosmetics and Soaps: Volume 3: Cosmetics

byW.A. PoucherEditorH. Butler

Paperback | October 20, 2012

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Cosmetic Science has developed greatly since the publication of the 8th edition of this textbook in 1974. Although the first part of this volume still consists of chapters about product preparations in alphabetical order, each product category has been revised and updated by a specialist. An outline of the biology, structure and function of skin, hair, teeth and nails and the reasons for the need for cosmetics are given in those dealing with the relevant preparations. Throughout, the word Cosmetics includes toiletries and thus all products which protect, cleanse, adorn, and perfume the human body, and combat body odour and perspiration. The 'f' spelling for the element 'sulfur' and its derivatives has been used following the recommendations of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUP AC) and the decision taken by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and the British Standards Institute (BSI) to use 'f' instead of 'ph' in all their publications. This stems from the derivation of the use of the 'f' from Latin and its use in England until the 15th century.
Hilda Butler, CChem, FRSC is a past president of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists and is also currently the Series editor of `Cosmetic Science' monographs.
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Title:Poucher's Perfumes, Cosmetics and Soaps: Volume 3: CosmeticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:751 pagesPublished:October 20, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9401046506

ISBN - 13:9789401046503

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Table of Contents

Contribvutors. Preface. Foreword. Part One: 1. Antiperspirants and deodorants; B.R. Cuzner, P. Klepak. 2. Bath and shower products; A.L.L. Hunting. 3. Dental and mouth wash preparations; S. Mason. 4. Depilatories, facial scrubs and bleaching preparations; K. Morris. 5. Face powders; S. Hurst. 6. Hair treatments; F.J. Mottram. 7. Hair shampoos; F.J. Mottram. 8. Hair colourants; B.P. Murphy. 9. Lipsticks; D.M. Bryce. 10. Manicure preparations; M.L. Schlossman. 11. Men's toiletries; A.I. Sahir. 12. Pressurized dispensers; D. Page. 13. Rouges, blushers and eye cosmetics; A. Janousek. 14. Skin preparations; G. Abamba. 15. Soap; M. Willcox. 16. Sunburn and sunscreen preparations; L.W. Ashley. Part Two: 17. Analytical methods; D.C. Cullum. 18. Efficacy testing of cosmetics and toiletries; M. Roberts. 19. Emulsion theory; J.L. Knowlton. 20. Legislation and safety regulations for cosmetics in the United States, Europe and Japan; L.G. Santucci, J.M. Rempe. 21. Microbiological control of cosmetics; H. Butler. 22. Safety; J.D. Middleton. 23. Stability testing; J.S. Canning. Part Three: 24. Historical background; H. Butler. 25. Perfume and the manufacture of consumer products; N.J. Van Abbé. 26. The psychology of fragrance; J.A. Graham. Index.

Editorial Reviews

`It will be an invaluable introduction and source of reference for all involved in the cosmetics and toiletries industry from suppliers of raw materials to beauty clinics and schools.'
Health & Beauty Salon, London
`Poucher has been a standard reference since it was first published in 1923. It is indeed welcome to have an updated version.'
Chemical Monographs Review