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1st Edition

Rheological Properties of Cosmetics and Toiletries

Edited By

Dennis Laba

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ISBN 9780824790905
Published September 16, 1993 by CRC Press
440 Pages

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Book Description

This volume in the Cosmetic Science and Technology series covers the important rheological aspects of cosmetic and toiletry formulations, including theoretical physical chemistry, instrumentation and measuring techniques, raw materials and stability predictions. The work discusses the specific rheological requirements of nail polish, antipersirants and deodorants, dentifrices, hair care products, creams and lotions.

Table of Contents

The flow of cosmetics and toiletries, Dennis Laba; introduction to Rheology, Hemi N. Nae; instrumentation, Hemi N. Nae; Rheological additives, Mary T. Clarke; nail product Rheology, Harvey M. Remz; antiperspirant/deodorant Rheology, Dennis Laba; dentifrice Rheology, Morton Pader; the Rheology of hair products, Robert Y. Lochhead; emulsion Rheology - creams and lotions, Philip E. Miner; predicting stability in Rheologically modified systems, Christopher D. Vaughan; rheological profiles, Dennis Laba.

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". . .This book leads you through the subject in a very logical fashion. . .Repetition of basic concepts has been kept to a minimum and the focus on the topic remains strong throughout. . . . . .More than just a loose collection of articles, this book is a good working-knowledge tool. . .the clear organization of individual articles, makes this the most useful book on rheology that I have come across. "
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