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Principles of Polymer Science and Technology in Cosmetics and Personal Care

Edited by E. Desmond Goddard, James V. Gruber

© 1999 – CRC Press

690 pages

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Hardback: 9780824719234
pub: 1999-03-10
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Principles of Polymer Science and Technology in Cosmetics and Personal Care

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"…a welcome addition to the field as it fills a significant vacuum in the area of cosmetic applications of polymer carriers…. …a very useful 90-page compendium of all the polymers and thickeners used in the field with detailed structure and properties is the piece de resistance. Highly recommended. "

-Journal of Controlled Release

"…an indispensable work tool."

- Journal of Applied Cosmetology (2000)

Table of Contents

Elements of polymer science; polymer adsorption -fundamentals; polymeric surfactants - stabilization of emulsions and dispersions; polymer surfactant interaction - manifestations, methods and mechanisms; polymer surfactant interaction in applied systems; synthetic polymers in cosmetics; silicones in cosmetics; polysaccharide-based polymers in cosmetics; proteins in cosmetics; measuring and interpreting polycation adsorption; the adsorptivity of charged and uncharged cellulose ethers; evaluation methods for conditioned hair; appendix - encyclopaedia of polymers and thickeners for cosmetics.

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Cosmetic Science and Technology

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED017000
MEDICAL / Dermatology
TEC055000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Textiles & Polymers