Cosmeceuticals and Active Cosmetics discusses the science of nearly two dozen cosmeceuticals used today. This third edition provides ample evidence on specific cosmeceutical substances, their classes of use, skin conditions for which they are used, and points of interest arising from other considerations, such as toxicology and manufacturing. The b

chapter 2|12 pages

Cutaneous Applications of Caffeine

ByAndrea M. Hui, Jared R. Jagdeo, Neil Brody, Reena Rupani

chapter 4|8 pages

The Cosmetic and Therapeutic Uses for Epicatechin-3-Gallate (EGCG)

ByMichael S. Leo, Howard I. Maibach, Raja K. Sivamani

chapter 5|6 pages

Ellagic Acid

ByWilliam Tuong, Raja K. Sivamani

chapter 6|10 pages

Gamma-Linolenic Acid–Containing Vegetable Oils

ByReto Muggli

chapter 8|8 pages


ByClaudine Piérard-Franchimont, Didier Saint-Léger, Sarah Peters, Gerald E. Piérard

chapter 9|6 pages


ByStanley B. Levy

chapter 10|10 pages

Topical Resveratrol

ByAndrea M. Hui, Jared R. Jagdeo, Neil Brody

chapter 11|6 pages

Impact of Rhodiola rosea on Skin

ByMahtab Jafari

chapter 12|4 pages


ByAndrew Mamalis, Jared R. Jagdeo

chapter 13|10 pages

Topical Niacinamide

ByAndrea M. Hui, Bishr Al Dabagh

chapter 14|36 pages

Anti-Aging Topical Peptides and Proteins

ByFakhra Khalid, Farzam Gorouhi, Howard I. Maibach

chapter 15|14 pages

Amino Acids and Derivatives

ByKazutami Sakamoto

chapter 16|14 pages


ByFrank Dreher, Jens Thiele, Jacquelyn Levin

chapter 17|30 pages

Decorative Cosmetics

ByGiorgiana Giancola, Mitchell L. Schlossman

chapter 18|14 pages

Hair Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals

ByRobin Alexander

chapter 19|26 pages

Moisturizers: Treatment of Dry Skin Syndrome and Barrier Defects

ByMarie Lodén

chapter 20|8 pages

Cosmeceutical Treatments of the Nail

ByAlexandra R. Vaughn, Raja K. Sivamani

chapter 21|12 pages

Botanicals and Cosmeceuticals for Sun Protection

ByWilliam Tuong, Sandy Kuo, Raja K. Sivamani

chapter 22|16 pages

UV Care

ByKumi Arakane, Eiji Naru

chapter 23|18 pages

Topical Vitamins E, C, and Ferulic Acid and Topical L-Selenomethionine

ByKaren E. Burke, Doren Madey Pinnell

chapter 24|12 pages

The Use of Cosmeceuticals in Rosacea

ByAshley Clark, Whitney A. Fisk, Hadar A. Lev-Tov, Raja K. Sivamani

chapter 25|4 pages

Cosmeceutical Treatments for Androgenetic Alopecia

ByMichael S. Leo, Howard I. Maibach, Raja K. Sivamani

chapter 26|12 pages

Eczema, Xerosis, and Cutaneous Barrier Repair

ByM. Catherine Mack Correa, Diana R. Johnson, Julie B. Hirsch, Katharine M. Martin

chapter 27|14 pages

Melasma and Depigmentation Agents

ByOma N. Agbai, Susan C. Taylor

chapter 28|8 pages

The Use of Cosmeceuticals for Oily Skin, Seborrhea, and Seborrheic Dermatitis

ByNegar Foolad, Chelsea Ma, Raja K. Sivamani

chapter 29|4 pages

Cosmeceutical Treatments for Purpura

ByMichael S. Leo, Raja K. Sivamani

chapter 30|16 pages

Vitiligo (Repigmentation Agents)

ByAmir Al-Dabagh, Andrea M. Hui, Bishr Al Dabagh

chapter 31|18 pages

Botanical Extracts

ByAlain Khaiat, Claude Saliou

chapter 32|8 pages

Biomarine Actives

ByGina Athwal

chapter 33|18 pages

Analytical Chemistry of Botanical Extracts

BySusan E. Ebeler, Alyson E. Mitchell

chapter 34|14 pages

Legal Distinction in the United States between a Cosmetic and a Drug

ByPeter Barton Hutt