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Delivery System Handbook for Personal Care and Cosmetic Products
Technology Applications and Formulations
edited by Meyer R. Rosen

Features of Delivery System Handbook for Personal Care and Cosmetic Products:

  • 46 comprehensive chapters, divided into 16 Parts, represent the critical thinking of over 80 authors from 43 companies, 4 universities, 3 consultants, and 9 countries.
  • Book-at-a-Glance, Executive Overview section provides a Mind Map™ overview of the important key words and concepts in each chapter and how they are related to each other.
  • Skin physiology and penetration pathways, the impact of delivery system technology, and challenges in crossing the lipid barrier are presented at the beginning.
  • The “Eureka!” moments of delivery system creation are discussed as well as in-depth descriptions of the technology and science. Applications, both current and potential are described. The evolution of delivery system technology from ancient times to the newest nano-vehicles in topical delivery systems is covered.
  • Effective formulations and the function of each ingredient is presented for a wide range of personal care and cosmetic applications.
  • Efficacy and safety evaluation is comprehensively covered.
  • “Marketing by design” and advertising analysis provides input to identify the best personal care and cosmetic opportunities.
  • A comprehensive glossary explains technical terms for non-technical personnel.
  • Trade name and supplier lists provide direct access to rapid purchasing of formulation ingredients

Delivery System Handbook for Personal Care and Cosmetic Products: has been carefully designed for training, development and synergistic technology transfer across the personal care, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries.

A unique feature of the book is the use of Mind Map™ technology to capture and present the essence of the thinking of over 80 authors in a “Book-at-a-Glance” Executive Overview section. This section has been specifically designed to empower decision making leading to the development of innovative product differentiation in a global context.



  1. The Delivery System Movement
  2. Book-at-a-Glance

Skin Fundamentals

  1. Skin: Physiology and Penetration Pathways
  2. Delivery Systems in Cosmetic Formulations
  3. From Ancient Potions to Modern Lotions: A Technology Overview and Introduction to Nano-Vehicles in Topical Delivery Systems

Crossing the Barrier

  1. Crossing the Lipid Barrier with the Echo-Derm™ Delivery System (A Skin Mimicking, Lamellar Matrix System)
  2. HP: An All Natural Delivery System Adjuvant


  1. Microencapsulation: An Overview of the Landscape
  2. Microcapsules as a Delivery System
  3. Tagravit™ Microcapsules as Controlled Drug Delivery Devices and their Formulations
  4. Polymeric Encapsulation. Phase Change Materials: A Novel Microencapsulation Technique for Personal Care
  5. Dual Action Microcapsules with Next Generation, Complex Polysaccharide-Based Designer Membranes


  1. Liposomes in Personal Care Products
  2. Interactive Vehicles in Synergistic Cosmeceuticals: Advances in Nano-Encapsulation, Translocation, Transfer and Targeting


  1. Porous Entrapment Spheres as Delivery Vehicles
  2. Polymeric Porous Delivery Systems: Polytrap™ and Microsponge™
  3. Chronospheres: Controlled Topical Actives Release Technology
  4. Nanotopes: A Novel, Ultra-Small Unilamellar Carrier System for Cosmetic Actives
  5. Practical Application of Fractal Geometry For Generation of Ultra High Surface Area Personal Delivery Systems


  1. Optimizing Skin Delivery of Active Ingredients From Emulsions: From Theory to Practice
  2. The Delivery System's Delivery System
  3. Preparation of Stable Double Emulsions as Delivery Vehicles for Consumer Care Products


  1. Coascervate Foam Delivery Systems
  2. “Soft Cell Approach to Personal Care”: Hydrophilic, Active-Filled Polyurethane Delivery Systems

Structured Systems

  1. Sugar-Based, Structured Surfactant Systems
  2. Bigels - A Novel Alternative to Emulsion Delivery Systems
  3. Shear Thinning Lamellar Gel Network Emulsions as Delivery Systems
  4. Pro-Lipid® Skin-Mimetic Lamellar Gel Carrier and Delivery Systems
  5. Intelligent Polymers and Self- Organizing Liposome Gel Delivery Systems
  6. Cubasomes and Self- Assembled, Bicontinuous, Cubic Liquid Crystalline Phases as Personal Care Delivery Systems
  7. Non- Aqueous Delivery Systems With Controlled Rheological Behavior


  1. Cationic Silicone Complexes as Delivery Systems
  2. "Pro-Fragrant" Silicone Delivery Polymers
  3. Silicone Technology as Delivery Systems for Personal Care Ingredients
  4. Linear Silicone Fluid Delivery Systems With Controlled Volatility Features

Starch-Based Systems

  1. Starch Based Delivery Systems
  2. Thixogel: Novel Topical Delivery Systems for Hydrophobic Plant Actives

Activated Delivery Systems

  1. Smart Vectorization: Enzymatically-Activated Encapsulation Technologies
  2. “Thinking Outside the Jars & Bottles": Simultaneous Delivery Systems for Unit Dose, Topical Delivery of Complimentary and/or Incompatible Actives

Substrate-Based Systems

  1. Water-Soluble Adhesive Patch Delivery Systems for Personal Care
  2. “Dry & Deliver!”: Substrate Based, Water-Activated, Anhydrous Delivery Systems

Specific Ingredient Delivery

  1. Retistar™ for Cosmetic Formulations: Stabilized Retinol
  2. Controlled Delivery and Enhancement of Topical Activity of Salicylic Acid
  3. Controlled Delivery of Hydroxy Acids

Efficacy and Safety

  1. New & Emerging Testing Technology for Efficacy & Safety Evaluation of Personal Care Delivery Systems

Marketing by Design and Advertising Analysis

  1. GraphiSenses: A New Methodology for Identifying Personal Care Opportunities

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Delivery System Handbook for Personal Care and Cosmetic Products
Technology Applications and Formulations
edited by Meyer R. Rosen

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