Learning outcomes of the course unit
- to acquire a deep-rooted knowledge of thefundamental principles of the formulation of cosmetic products and to developan ability to apply these principles to specific problems in the formulationscience;
-to acquire a comprehensiveunderstanding of how cosmetic products are developed and brought to the market.
It is preferable to have already passed the “formulation of herbal remedies”exam
Course contents summary
Functions of cosmetic products: hygiene, eutrophy, aesthetic
Anatomy and physiology of the skin
Fattori che regolano la permeazione e l’accumulo di sostanze funzionali nel tessuto cutaneo.
Cosmetic raw materials: active moieties and excipients
Silicones for cosmetic use
Vehicles for cosmetic formulations: solutions, emulsions, suspensions
Innovative cosmetic formulations: liposomes, nanoparticles, multiple emulsions and microemulsions
Skin care products
Cosmetic products for hair care
New active moieties: alfahydroxyacids
Vitamines in cosmetic
Effect of UV radiation on the skin: UV filters
Deodorants, Antiperspirants and Perfumes
Cosmetic for skin whitening
Stability of cosmetic formulations
European Regulatory Guidelines for Cosmetics
G.PROSERPIO,"Le basi della cosmetologia", Ed.SEPEM, Milano.
G.PROSERPIO, A.MARTELLI,G.F.PATRI, "Elementi di Fitocosmesi", vol.1,Ed. SEPEM, Milano.
BONADEO“Prodotti Cosmetici, cosmetología e tecnología cosmetiche”Ed. Librería Cortina(Milano)