February 21, 2024

809ET Cosmetic Science Theory, Notes, PDF, Books, Syllabus

Cosmetic Science Theory, Notes, PDF, Books, Syllabus

BP809ET Cosmetic Science Theory MCQ

This section is also useful for cosmetic science courses in India which include MSc cosmetic science, diploma in cosmetics etc

UNIT I Classification of cosmetic and cosmeceutical products

Classification of cosmetic and cosmeceutical products

Definition of cosmetics as per Indian and EU regulations, Evolution of cosmeceuticals
Cosmetics as quasi and OTC drugs
Cosmetic excipients:

Classification and application
Skin: Basic structure and function of the skin.
Hair: Basic structure of the hair. Hair growth cycle.
Oral Cavity: Common problem associated with teeth and gums.


Principles of formulation and building blocks of skincare products:
Face wash,
Moisturizing cream,
Cold Cream,
Vanishing cream
Applications, Advantages and disadvantages

Antiperspirants & deodorants– Actives & mechanism of action.

Principles of formulation and building blocks of Haircare products:
Conditioning shampoo,
Hair conditioner,
Anti-dandruff shampoo.
Hair oils.
Chemistry and formulation of Para-phylene diamine based hair dye.

Principles of formulation and building blocks of oral care products:
Toothpaste for bleeding gums,
Toothpaste for sensitive teeth.
Teeth whitening toothpaste,


Sun protection, Classification of Sunscreens and SPF.
Role of herbs in cosmetics:
Skin Care: Aloe and turmeric
Haircare: Henna and amla.
Oral care: Neem and clove
Analytical cosmetics: BIS specification and analytical methods for shampoo, skin cream and toothpaste.


Principles of Cosmetic Evaluation:
Measurement of TEWL,
Measurement of Skin Color,
Measurement of Hair tensile strength,
Hair combing properties
Soaps, and syndet bars.
Evolution and skin benefits.



Basic understanding of the terms

Cosmetic problems associated with hair and scalp:
Hair fall causes

Cosmetic problems associated with skin:
Prickly heat
Body odour.

BP809ET Cosmetic Science Theory MCQ


1) Harry’s Cosmeticology, Wilkinson, Moore, Seventh Edition, George Godwin.
2) Cosmetics – Formulations, Manufacturing and Quality Control, P.P. Sharma, 4th Edition, Vandana Publications Pvt. Ltd., Delhi.
3) Textbook of cosmetology by Sanju Nanda & Roop K. Khar, Tata Publishers.

Final Year B Pharm Notes, Syllabus, Books, PDF Subjectwise/Topicwise

Final Year B Pharm Sem VIIBP701T Instrumental Methods of Analysis Theory
BP702T Industrial Pharmacy TheoryBP703T Pharmacy Practice Theory
BP704T Novel Drug Delivery System TheoryBP705 P Instrumental Methods of Analysis Practical
Final Year B Pharm Sem VIIBP801T Biostatistics and Research Methodology Theory
BP802T Social and Preventive Pharmacy TheoryBP803ET Pharmaceutical Marketing Theory
BP804ET Pharmaceutical Regulatory Science TheoryBP805ET Pharmacovigilance Theory
BP806ET Quality Control and Standardization of Herbals TheoryBP807ET Computer-Aided Drug Design Theory
BP808ET Cell and Molecular Biology TheoryBP809ET Cosmetic Science Theory
BP810ET Experimental Pharmacology TheoryBP811ET Advanced Instrumentation Techniques Theory
BP812ET Dietary supplements and NutraceuticalsPharmaceutical Product Development

Suggested readings

Introduction cosmetic science

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