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Title Delivery system handbook for personal care and cosmetic products [electronic resource] : technology, applications, and formulations / edited by Meyer R. Rosen
Imprint Norwich, NY : William Andrew Pub., c2005
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (lxii, 1033 p.) : ill
Series Breakthroughs in personal care and cosmetic technology
Breakthroughs in personal care and cosmetic technology
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction -- Skin Fundamentals -- Skin: Physiology and Penetration Pathways -- Delivery System Design in Topically Applied Formulations: An Overview -- From Ancient Potions to Modern Lotions: A Technology Overview and Introduction to Nano-Vehicles in Topical Delivery Systems -- Crossing the Barrier -- Encapsulation -- Liposomes -- Particles -- Emulsions -- Foams -- Foam Delivery Systems -- Structured Systems -- Silicones -- Starch-Based Systems -- Activated Delivery Systems -- Substrate Based Systems -- Efficacy & Safety -- Marketing by Design & Advertising Analysis -- Glossary
Novel delivery systems designed to facilitate the use of̥ fountain of youtẖ and other functional actives is an idea whose time has come. In a rapidly growing global market eager for products that really work, accelerating market pull forces and technology push have set the stage for this foundation text. This̥ must hav̲e book has been carefully designed for training, development and synergistic technology transfer across the personal care, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. It is not only intended for scientists and technologists but will also be of high interest to market development and business personnel. This book will cause a breakthrough in effective interaction among technology and marketing. It is a showcase for understanding, using and marketing the technology of why and how delivery systems work as well as current, emerging/potential applications and working formulations. Each chapter is written by one or more experts in the field. A wide range of companies serving the global marketplace are represented. These companies offer numerous types of delivery systems containing highly desirable functional actives, delivery system technology development services, and opportunities for technology licensing, mergers and acquisitions. A unique feature of the book is the use of Mind Map technology to capture and present the essence of the thinking of over 80 authors in a Book-at-a-Glance Executive Overview section. This section has been specifically designed to empower decision making leading to the development of innovative product differentiation in a global context
Description based on print version record
Elsevier
Link Print version: Delivery system handbook for personal care and cosmetic products. Norwich, NY : William Andrew Pub., c2005 0815515049 9780815515043 (DLC) 2005023020 (OCoLC)61361525
Subject Cosmetic delivery systems -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Advertising -- Cosmetics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Cosmetics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Hygiene products -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Electronic books
Alt Author Rosen, Meyer R. Editor.
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