Syllabus | COSMETIC SCIENCE THEORY | B. Pharmacy

Course:  B Pharmacy          Year / Semester: 4th  / 8th

Name of the Subject  COSMETIC SCIENCE             THEORY

Subject Code: BP809ET

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Contents of the Topics

Domain Time
1 Classification of cosmetic and cosmeceutical products

Cosmetic excipients: Surfactants, rheology modifiers, humectants, emollients, preservatives. Classification and application
Skin: Basic structure and function of skin.
Hair: Basic structure of hair. Hair growth cycle.
Oral Cavity: Common problem associated with teeth and gums.

Nice to know 10
2 Principles of formulation and building blocks of skin care products:

Face wash,

Moisturizing cream, Cold Cream, Vanishing cream their relative skin sensory, advantages and disadvantages. Application of these products in formulation of cosmecuticals.

Principles of formulation and building blocks of Hair care products:

Conditioning shampoo, Hair conditioners, antidandruffshamp
Hair oils.

Chemistry and formulation of Para-phylene diamine based hair dye. Principles of formulation and building blocks of oral care products: Toothpaste for bleeding gums, sensitive teeth. Teeth whitening, Mouthwash.

Nice to know 10
3 Sun protection, Classification of Sunscreens and SPF.

Role of herbs in cosmetics:

Skin Care: Aloe and turmeric Hair care: Henna and amla. Oral care: Neem and clove

Analytical cosmetics: BIS specification and analytical methods for shampoo, skin-cream and toothpaste.

Must to know 10
4 Definition of cosmetics as per Indian and EU regulations, Evolution of cosmeceuticals from cosmetics, cosmetics as quasi and OTC drugs.

Principles of Cosmetic Evaluation: Principles of sebumeter, corneometer. Measurement of TEWL, Skin Color, Hair tensile strength, Hair combing properties

Soaps,and syndet bars. Evolution and skin benefits.

Desirable to know 8
5 Oily and dry skin causes leading to dry skin, skin moisturisation. Basic understanding of the terms Comedogenic, dermatitis.

Cosmetic problems associated with Hair and scalp: Dandruff, Hair fall causes Cosmetic problems associated with skin: blemishes, wrinkles, acne, prickly heat and body odor.

Antiperspirants and Deodorants- Actives and mechanism of action

Desirable to know 7