Volume No. :   11

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2020

ISSN Print :  0976-2981

ISSN Online :  2321-5844


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Formulation and Evaluation of Medicated Lipstick using Natural Coloring Agent



Address:   Mamatha Tirunagari*, Nagadivya Nerella, Anupama Koneru, Abdul Nazeem Baig, Afiya Begum
Department of Pharmaceutics, Sultan-ul-Uloom College of Pharmacy, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2321-5844.2020.00005.9

ABSTRACT:
Cosmoceuticals are the formulations which contain biologically active ingridients along with other excipients which acts as a beauty fix as well as personal care products. Bath soaps, serums, shampoos, lipsticks, creams etc. are some examples. Lipsticks are popularly used cosmetic right since ancient times, which contain different, waxes, oils, emollients and other synthetic and natural substances which moisturizes , protects and keeps the lips supple and hydrated. The present study focuses on the use of salicylic acidalong with naturalcoloring substance to prepare medicated lipsticks.Salicylic acid acts as keratolytic agent along with mild antiseptic properties which is remedy for inflamed, bleeding, hyper pigmented, cracked and chapped lips. This formulation was prepared by pour molding method and was subjected to various evaluation tests. It was found that it passed all the evaluation tests as was considered to be a better substitute with minimal or no side effects for lipsticks containing completely syntheticingredients.
KEYWORDS:
Cosmeceuticals, medicated lipsticks, keratolytic agent, antiseptics, salicylic acid.
Cite:
Mamatha Tirunagari, Nagadivya Nerella, Anupama Koneru, Abdul Nazeem Baig, Afiya Begum. Formulation and Evaluation of Medicated Lipstick using Natural Coloring Agent. Research J. Topical and Cosmetic Sci. 2020; 11(1):20-23.
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