1st Edition

Phytocosmetics and Cosmetic Science

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ISBN 9780367619763
May 14, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
168 Pages 10 B/W Illustrations

USD $68.95

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Book Description

This concise guide to cosmetic active ingredients derived from plant sources will bring scientists, researchers in cosmetic science, and dermatology practitioners up to speed with the basic science and its applications in manufacturing and dermatological practice. It acts as a concise and quick reference from key researchers and an up-to-date guide to translation into practice, providing an easy-to-consult resource on a topic of great current interest.

Table of Contents


List of contributors

  1. Introduction to cosmetic science and phytocosmetics
    Nattaya Lourith and Mayuree Kanlayavattanakul
  2. Phytocosmetics derived from Traditional Chinese medicine
  3. Qiyun Wu, Queenie W.S. Lai, Maggie S.S. Guo, and Karl W.K. Tsim

  4. In vitro and in vivo assessment of phytocosmetics in skin care
    Yushi Katsuyama and Hitoshi Masaki
  5. Phytocosmetics for skin care
    Mayuree Kanlayavattanakul and Nattaya Lourith
  6. Phytocosmetics for hair care
    Nattaya Lourith and Mayuree Kanlayavattanakul
  7. Phytocosmetics for malodor treatment
    Nattaya Lourith and Mayuree Kanlayavattanakul
  8. Phytocosmetics delivery technology
    Henry H. Y. Tong and Aviva S. F. Chow
  9. Safety assessment of phytocosmetics
    M. Pilar Vinardell
  10. Sustainable phytocosmetics
    Sharna-kay Daley and Geoffrey A. Cordell


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Nattaya Lourith, PhD, Phytocosmetics and Cosmeceutical Research Group and School of Cosmetic Science, Mae Fah Luang University, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Karl W.K. Tsim, PhD, Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Edible and Medicinal Bioresources, HKUST Shenzhen Research Institute, Hi-Tech Park, Nanshan, Shenzhen, and Division of Life Science and Center for Chinese Medicine, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay Road, Hong Kong, China