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Anti-Aging Products

Skin aging process is affected by two main factors, which are the natural process in the body as well as environmental factors. Among the environmental factors that may affect skin structure are sunlight, smoke and exposure to certain chemicals. Continuous exposure to direct sunlight is the main cause of premature aging of the skin. Skin aging signs can usually be seen with the presence of fine lines or wrinkles, rough surface, pigmentation as well as uneven tones of the skin.

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Know your cosmetics

A "cosmetic product" is defined as any substance or preparation intended to be placed in contact with various external parts of the human body such as epidermis, hair system, nails, lips and external genital organs or with the teeth and the mucous membranes of the oral cavity with a view exclusively or mainly to clean, to perfume, to change appearance, to correct body odors and to protect or keep in good condition.

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Use of preservative in cosmetic preparation

Introduction Preservative is one of the important ingredients in cosmetic preparations, especially preparation containing high water content. This is because such preparation acts as a suitable medium for growth of microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi. The growth of microorganisms in a cosmetic preparation not only will spoil the preparations …

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Skin Whitening Products

Introduction Beauty is always being associated with fair, radiant and flawless skin. To achieve the desirable skin complexion, some spend a lot of money to try various skin whitening products in the market. It cannot be denied that there is high demand for such products among women regardless of their …

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Hydroquinone in cosmetic preparation

Hydroquninone in cosmetic product is only allowed to be used in the preparation of artificial nails systems and restricted to professional use only. Hydroquinone or mixture with p-hydroxyanisole is functioned as a stabiliser in the preparation of artificial nails systems at maximum concentration of 0.02% after mixing. The use of such products containing hydroquinone should be avoided on the exposed skin and the warning should be clearly stated on the label.

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Beauty Products or Cosmetics?

Beauty and cosmetics are synonymous. Today, there are many beauty products easily available in the marketplace. These beauty products are sold in many forms, colours, flavours, smell and mode of applications with various claims and intended uses. For example, one can use cream A to get a fairer skin or …

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Slimming Creams

Introduction Achieving an ideal body shape is the desire of many men and women that are conscious with their appearance. As we know, healthy eating and regular exercise are the best way to obtain an attractive body shape that is also healthy and active. However, due to factors such as …

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