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Discovering Cosmetic Science
   

Discovering Cosmetic Science (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

Contributions by Rolls, Edward
Contributions by Cornwell, Paul
Contributions by Summers, Claire
Contributions by Daniau, Virginie
Contributions by Causer, Tony

  • RRP: $118.50
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  • Pub Date
    15 Jun 20

Welcome to this 'novice's guide'. At last a book that explains the real science behind the cosmetics we use. Taking a gentle approach and a guided journey through the different product types, we discover that they are not as superficial as often thought and learn that there is so...me amazing science behind them. We shall uncover some of the truths behind the myths and point out some interesting facts on our way. Did you know? Vitamin E is the world's most used cosmetic active ingredient.; At just 1mm thick, your amazing skin keeps out just about everything it's exposed to - including your products!; A 'chemical soup' of amino acids, urea, mineral salts and organic acids act as 'water magnets' in the skin keeping it naturally moisturised.; Discovered centuries ago, iron oxides (yes, the same chemicals as rust) are still commonly used inorganic pigments in foundations.; A lipstick is a fine balance of waxes, oils and colourants to keep the stick stable and leave an even gloss on your lips.
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ISBN 9781782624721
Released NZ 15 Jun 2020
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Availability
Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 15 Jun 2020

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ISBN-13 9781782624721
Stock Release date is 15 June 2020
Status Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 15 Jun 2020
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Imprint Royal Society of Chemistry
Released 15 Jun 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Contributions by Rolls, Edward
Contributions by Cornwell, Paul
Contributions by Summers, Claire
Contributions by Daniau, Virginie
Contributions by Causer, Tony
Category Industrial Applications Of Scientific Research & Technological Innovation
Popular Science
Industrial Chemistry & Manufacturing Technologies
Number of Pages 300
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 228mm
Dewey Code 668.55
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Cosmetics
NBS Text Popular Science
ONIX Text General/trade

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