Volume No. :   1

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2010

ISSN Print :  0976-2981

ISSN Online :  2321-5844


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Bioengineering Techniques for the Efficacy Studies of Herbal Cosmetics



Address:   Sneha Sahu and Swarnlata Saraf*
University Institute of Pharmacy, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur- 492010 CG India
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ABSTRACT:
Bioengineering techniques have turned the way of cosmetics evaluation towards the non-invasive direction. The numerical assessment of skin properties improvement sounds interesting to the consumers. Bioengineering techniques have attracted the minds of many researchers and beliefs of consumers towards cosmetic. Instruments developed under these techniques are harmless. These techniques are fruitful not only for the cosmetics evaluation but also for comparative studies and for treatment of diseases. In efficacy studies of cosmetics, of particular importance is the epidermis, its water content, its composition, and its barrier function. It facilitates the quantitative evaluation of moisturizers, fairness creams, sun protection creams, anti-aging products, scrubbers etc.
KEYWORDS:
bioengineering techniques, instrumentations, skin firmness, skin hydration, skin color, barrier function, wrinkles, sebum level, and microcirculation.
Cite:
Sneha Sahu, Swarnlata Saraf. Bioengineering Techniques for the Efficacy Studies of Herbal Cosmetics. Res. J. Topical and Cosmetic Sci. 1(1): Jan. – June 2010 page 1-12.
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