This state-of-the-art reference provides comprehensive multidisciplinary coverage of the most recent information on cosmetic ingredients, finished products, target organs, delivery systems, and current technology in safety, toxicology, and dermatological testing.

Discussing modern innovations such as active cosmetics for the hair, skin, and

chapter 4|6 pages

The Normal Nail

Josette Andre´

chapter 5|12 pages


chapter 6|6 pages

Safety Terminology

chapter 9|12 pages

Allergy and Hypoallergenic Products

chapter 12|12 pages

In Vivo Irritation

Saqib J. Bashir and Howard I. Maibach

chapter 14|26 pages

Main Cosmetic Vehicles

chapter 17|10 pages


chapter 20|12 pages

Cosmetic Patches

Spiros A. Fotinos

chapter 27|6 pages

Alpha Hydroxy Acids

chapter 28|14 pages

Colorants Gisbert Ottersta¨tter

chapter 29|16 pages

Hair Conditioners

chapter 30|14 pages

Hydrating Substances

chapter 31|8 pages

Ceramides and Lipids

Bozena B. Michniak and Philip W. Wertz

chapter 32|8 pages

Natural Extracts

chapter 35|18 pages

Skin-Feel Agents

chapter 36|14 pages


Takamitsu Tamura and Mitsuteru Masuda

chapter 37|20 pages

Classification of Surfactants

chapter 38|12 pages

UV Filters

chapter 39|10 pages


chapter 42|14 pages

Skin Cleansing Bars

chapter 43|12 pages

Skin Cleansing Liquids

chapter 46|8 pages

Antiwrinkle Products

chapter 47|6 pages

Artificial Tanning Products

chapter 48|10 pages

Barrier Creams

chapter 49|8 pages

Skin-Whitening Products

chapter 50|6 pages

Interactions with Hair and Scalp

Dominique Van Neste and Ghassan Shaker

chapter 51|24 pages

Hair Cosmetics

chapter 53|26 pages

Oral-Care Products

chapter 54|40 pages

Decorative Products

chapter 55|4 pages

Cosmetics for Nails

chapter 56|14 pages


Jo¨rg Schreiber

chapter 57|12 pages


chapter 58|8 pages

Baby Care

chapter 59|6 pages

Cosmetics for the Elderly

chapter 61|24 pages

Regulatory Requirements for the Marketing of Cosmetics in the United States

States Stanley R. Milstein, John E. Bailey, and Allen R. Halper

chapter 62|8 pages

Legislation in Japan

Mitsuteru Masuda

chapter 64|16 pages

Stability Control: Microbiological Tests

Michel J. Devleeschouwer and Franc¸oise Siquet

chapter 67|8 pages

Tests for Skin Hydration

chapter 71|14 pages

Sensory Testing