Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Applications of Polymers by Charles G. Gebelein, Tai Cheng, Victor Yang (auth.), Charles

By Charles G. Gebelein, Tai Cheng, Victor Yang (auth.), Charles G. Gebelein, Tai C. Cheng, Victor C. Yang (eds.)

Polymers proceed to teach nearly outstanding versatility. we have now continually identified that polymers may be used for trinkets, toys and dishes. Now, besides the fact that, we're now not stunned to come across those adaptable mate­ rials in virtually each position we glance. we discover them in our autos, instruments, digital units, development fabrics, and so forth. using polymeric mate­ rials in medication is additionally good documented in prior books by way of one of many Editors (Gebelein) and by means of others. Likewise, using polymeric mate­ rials in pharmaceutical purposes, particularly in managed unlock platforms, can be good confirmed. however, using those ubiquitous chemical substances is way much less ob­ vious within the box of cosmetics, even supposing smooth beauty arrangements count seriously on polymers and this pattern is sure to extend. This booklet brings jointly a lot of the fundamental details on polymers in cosmetics and compares this utilization with related purposes in pharmaceutical and scientific functions. Cosmetics, like drugs and pharmacy, dates again to antiquity. we will locate makes use of of perfumes, balms and ointments in quite a few outdated books, comparable to the Bible. for instance, using ointments and balms is famous greater than thirty 8 occasions, and perfumes and comparable fabrics are brought up not less than twenty 9 occasions within the Bible.

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Some have responded to changing market needs by shifting focus. Many are now termed a "conditioning-fixative" mousse in which the fixative properties come from a cationic water soluble nonionic such as a PVP/VA copolymer. Standard clear or opacified conditioning lotions which are applied to hair manually have been available for many years. Cationic, water soluble polymers, such as Polyquaternium 4, 7, 10 or 11 provide the necessary wet combing effects while adding "body" and a degree of set holding to the formula.

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