Dermatologic, Cosmeceutic, and Cosmetic Development: Therapeutic and Novel Approaches

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Kenneth A. Walters, Michael S. Roberts
CRC Press, Dec 13, 2007 - Medical - 648 pages
Recent advances in our understanding of the development and morphology of normal skin have led to improved methods to deliver therapeutic compounds to selected targeted areas both within the skin and systemically. This reference provides a clear overview of pharmaceutical and cosmetic practices, drugs, and therapies to manage and treat major and mi
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Skin Disorders and Therapies
11
Chapter 3 Treatment of Dermatitis
21
Chapter 4 Evolution of Cosmeceuticals and Their Application to Skin Disorders Including Aging and Blemishes
45
Chapter 5 Biology of Skin Pigmentation and Cosmetic Skin Color Control
61
Chapter 6 EvidenceBased Cosmeceutical Therapy
97
Specific Factors Affecting Targeting and Efficacy
115
Host and Environmental Factors
129
Chapter 21 Dry Skin and Moisturizers
339
Dermatological and Cosmeceutical Aspects
373
Chapter 23 Absorption and Evaporation of Volatile Compounds Applied to Skin
385
Chapter 24 Efficacy Absorption and Safety of Essential Oils
401
Efficacy Skin Penetration and Toxicological Aspects
419
Safety Considerations
437
Chapter 27 Safety Assessments Based on Exposure Skin Permeation and Toxicity Considerations
453
Skin Assessment
467

Chapter 9 Permeability Through Diseased and Damaged Skin
157
Chapter 10 Targeting the Pilosebaceous Gland
169
Chapter 11 Drug Penetration Enhancement Through Human Nail and Skin
189
Topical Pharmaceuticals Formulations and Indications
197
Chapter 13 Drugs for Pain and Inflammation
215
Chapter 14 Novel Topically Active Antimicrobial and Anti Antimicrobial and Antiinflammatory Compounds for Acne
243
Potential Therapies for Dermatological Diseases
255
Chapter 16 Topical Therapeutic Agents Used in Wound Care
267
Chapter 17 Established and Emerging Oral Antifungals in Dermatology
283
Chapter 18 Hydroxy Acids and Retinoids in Cosmetic Products
297
Topical Cosmeceuticals Formulations and Indications
303
Chapter 20 Influence of Formulation Design on the Clinical Performance of Topically Applied Formulations
325
Chapter 29 Application of In Vivo Scanning Microscopy for Skin Analysis in Dermatology and Cosmetology
487
Improving Therapeutic Outcomes Using Chemical Techniques
497
Chapter 31 Multicomponent Formulations of Chemical Penetration Enhancers
505
Improving Therapeutic Outcomes Using Physical Techniques
517
Chapter 33 DNA Transfer in the Skin
537
Chapter 34 Pressure Waves for Transdermal Drug Delivery
557
Chapter 35 Microneedle Arrays as Transcutaneous Delivery Devices
577
Chapter 36 NeedleFree Ballistic Delivery of Powdered Immunotherapeutics to the Skin Using Supersonic Gas Flow
591
Index
613
Back cover
629
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Page 1 - FDA) defines cosmetics as articles intended to be applied to the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance without affecting the body's structure or functions.
Page 3 - L 262, p. 169) defines a cosmetic product as 'any substance or preparation intended for placing in contact with the various external parts of the human body (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 principally to cleaning them, perfuming them or protecting them in order to keep them in good condition, change their appearance or correct body odours'.

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