Natural Cosmetics Formulations Handbook
from C.H.I.P.S.

Formulating, Packaging, and Marketing of Natural Cosmetic Products
edited by Nava Dayan

Formulating, Packaging, and Marketing of Natural Cosmetic Products provides basic tools and concepts to develop naturally derived formulas. It contains balanced coverage of natural cosmetics, and what it really means to be "green"

Many misconceptions about natural products—for instance, what "green" and "organic" really mean—continue to exist within the industry. Formulating, Packaging, and Marketing of Natural Cosmetic Products addresses this confusion head-on, exploring and detailing the sources, processing, safety, efficacy, stability, and formulation aspects of natural compounds in cosmetic and personal care products.

The book covers timely issues such as:

  • biodegradable packaging and the potential microbial risks they present
  • the use of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) to identify biomarkers
  • chromatographic methods of analyzing natural products


Part I: Market and Trends

  1. The natural personal care market
  2. Consumer and formulator of natural cosmetic products: understanding and integrating each other needs
  3. The Mechanics of Developing a Natural/Organic Non-governmental Cosmetic Standard

Part II: Regulatory Aspects

  1. Regulatory perspective of natural and organic claims for cosmetic products
  2. The US legal perspective on making natural and organic claims for cosmetic products
  3. Regulatory and safety aspects of natural fragrance ingredients
  4. Advertising self regulation- a review of cosmetic claims and natural/organic claims

Part III: Safety Aspects

  1. The safety assessment of plant derived ingredients in cosmetics
  2. Approaches to assessing consumer safety of botanical ingredients with emphasis to type I allergy
  3. Preserving cosmetics with natural preservatives and preserving natural cometics
  4. Microbial risks for Eco-friendly packaging

Part IV: Use of Natural Ingredients

  1. Formulating Natural Cosmetics with Oils, Fats, Butters, and Waxes
  2. Natural Antioxidants and their Effects on the Skin
  3. The use of quercetin and curcumin in skin care and consumer products
  4. Ayruvedic Ingredients in cosmetics
  5. Formulating with traditional Chinese medicine herbs
  6. The inside-out concept as complement to the use of topical sunscreen: The case for endogenous skin photoprotection form sunlight by natural dietary actives such as tomato carotenoids

Part V: Analysis of Naturals

  1. Chromatographic Techniques for the Analysis of Natural Products in Cosmetics
  2. The use of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy for the identification of biomarkers for quality control of plant extracts

Part VI: Biodegradation

  1. Biodegredability evaluation for cosmetic ingredients and finished products
  2. Overview of Biodegradable Packaging, Methods and Current Trends


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Formulating, Packaging, and Marketing of Natural Cosmetic Products
edited by Nava Dayan
2011 • 444 pages • $124.00 + shipping
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