Cosmetic Skin Delivery Handbook from C.H.I.P.S.

Science and Applications of Skin Delivery Systems
edited by
Johann W. Wiechers

Science and Applications of Skin Delivery Systems is a complete scientific review of cosmetic skin delivery systems.

The information provided in this book allows the reader to decide what delivery system or delivery technique is most appropriate for his or her application based on scientific evidence.

Topics include:


I Measuring Skin Delivery

  1. Skin Delivery: What it is and Why We Need it
  2. Measuring Skin Delivery
  3. Methods for Studying Percutaneous Absorption
  4. The Application of Infrared Spectroscopic Imaging to Skin Delivery: Visualizing Molecular Localization in Formulations and in Skin

II Skin Delivery from Emulsions

  1. The influence of Formulation Type on Skin Delivery
  2. The Influence of Emollients on the Skin Penetration from Emulsions
  3. The Effect of Changing the Polarity of the Stratum Corneum on the Dermal andTransdermal Delivery of Cosmetically Active Ingredients
  4. The Influence of Emulsifiers on the Skin Penetration from Emulsions
  5. Liquid Crystalline Emulsions as Cosmetic Delivery Systems
  6. The Influence of Emulsion Droplet Size on Cosmetic Delivery
  7. Acoustic Attenuation Spectroscopy: A New Technique to Characterize the Stability and Structure of Semi-solid Topical Delivery Systems for Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Applications

III Encapsulation Techniques

  1. Vesicles as Skin Delivery Vehicles
  2. Challenging Cosmetics—Solid Lipid Nanoparticles (SLN®) and Nanostructured Lipid Carriers (NLC®)
  3. Microencapsulation and Cosmetics
  4. Flexible Liposomes for Topical Applications in Cosmetics
  5. The Design of a Skin-friendly Carrier for Cosmetic Compounds Using Pheroid Technology
  6. Micro- and Nano-encapsulation of Water- and Oil-soluble Actives for Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Applications
  7. Encapsulation and Other Topical Delivery Systems
  8. Delivering Chemically Labile Molecules into the Stratum Corneum: An Example of Stabilizing Linoleic Acid with a-Cyclodextrin

IV Alternative Ways to Enhance Skin Delivery

  1. Topical Delivery of Cosmetic Ingredients by Sonophoresis and Iontophoresis
  2. Principles of Iontophoresis and its Applications in Cosmetics
  3. Skin Electroportation

V Special Delivery Routes

  1. Delivery from Rinse-off Products: Mission Impossible or a Reality for Cosmetic Science?
  2. Novel Ways of Measuring the Transfollicular Transport of Active Ingredients Across the Skin
  3. Significance of Follicular Delivery and Ways to Measure It

VI Future Perspectives

  1. Legal Perspective on Cosmetic and Drug Skin Delivery Systems
  2. Marketing Skin Delivery Systems: Despite So Many Questions, Here Are Some Answers
  3. Clinical Relevance of Topical Delivery Systems for Active Cosmetic Ingredients (Cosmeceuticals)


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Science and Applications of Skin Delivery Systems
edited by Johann W. Wiechers
2008 • 552 pages • $278.00 + shipping
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