Natural Products Chemistry & Research

ISSN - 2329-6836

Harshal A Pawar

Harshal A Pawar
Dr. L.H. Hiranandani College of Pharmacy,
Ulhasnagar-3, Maharashtra

  • Research Article
    Herbal Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals: An Overview
    Author(s): Laxmi S Joshi and Harshal A PawarLaxmi S Joshi and Harshal A Pawar

    Herbal cosmetics are formulated, using different cosmetic ingredients to form the base in which one or more herbal ingredients are used to cure various skin ailments. The name itself suggests that herbal cosmetics are natural and free from all the harmful synthetic chemicals which otherwise may prove to be toxic to the skin. Compared to other beauty products, natural cosmetics are safe to use. Cosmeceuticals are cosmetic-pharmaceutical hybrid products intended to improve the health and beauty of the skin by providing a specific result, ranging from acne-control and anti-wrinkle effects, to sun protection. Cosmeceuticals have medicinal benefits which affect the biological functioning of skin depending upon type of functional ingredients they contain. These are cosmetic products that are not just used for beautification but for different skin ailments. .. View More»

    DOI: 10.4172/2329-6836.1000170

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