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Cosmeceuticals and Active Cosmetics, 3rd Edition.


Cosmeceuticals and Active Cosmetics, 3rd Edition

Edited by Raja K. Sivamani, Jared R. Jagdeo, Peter Elsner, and Howard I. Maibach

CRC Press


458 pages




In 34 chapters, dermatologists and industry specialists from the US, Europe, Japan, and Canada discuss the science of cosmeceuticals and active cosmetics, skin conditions for their use, their classes of use, and other aspects. They discuss cosmeceuticals like bakuchiol, caffeine, curcumin, epicatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), ellagic acid, gamma-linolenic acid-containing vegetable oils, hexylresorcinol, hydroxyacids, kinetin, topical resveratrol, Rhodiola rosea, silymarin, topical niacinamide, anti-aging topical peptides and proteins, amino acids and derivatives, and antioxidants. They also discuss decorative cosmetics; hair cosmetics and cosmeceuticals; moisturizers; cosmeceutical treatment of the nail; botanicals and cosmeceutical for sun protection; UV care; topical vitamins E, C, and ferulic acid and topical L-selenomethionine; the use of cosmeceuticals in rosacea, androgenetic alopecia, eczema, xerosis, cutaneous barrier repair, oily skin, seborrhea, seborrheic dermatitis, purpura, and vitiligo; melasma and depigmentation agents; botanical extracts; biomarine actives; analytical chemistry for botanical extracts; and the legal distinction in the US between a cosmetic and a drug. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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