Coloring the Cosmetic World: Using Pigments in Decorative Cosmetic Formulations by Edwin B. Faulkner

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Coloring the Cosmetic World: Using Pigments in Decorative Cosmetic Formulations
 
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Author: Edwin B. Faulkner

Hardcover

Whether you are a seasoned veteran of pigment chemistry or a novice stepping gingerly into cosmetic formulation, this book is a valuable reference source from an industry-respected authority on color that will get you moving toward successful pigment usage.

 

Format Details

  • Hardcover
  • 275 Pages
  • 38 Pages of Color Inserts
  • Published 2012

 

In Coloring the Cosmetic World, Edwin Faulkner, a 40-year veteran of the color industry, offers a comprehensive look at what goes into selecting colors for decorative cosmetic products. Across 12 information-packed chapters, Faulkner covers topics ranging from Color Basics, to the stability and esthetics of Color Selection, to Color Dispersion and Measuring & Testing techniques. Furthermore, specific pigments groups are broken down individually and afforded focused attention with respect to chemical properties, regulatory concerns, applicability to various product developments, esthetic quality, and the economics of selecting colors for use in decorative cosmetics.

Additionally, most of the pigments under discussion are rendered in full masstone color, to give the reader a true appreciation of the subtle and not-so-subtle differences between them.

Coloring the Cosmetic World: Using Pigments in Decorative Cosmetic Formulations is your guide to the wide world of decorative cosmetic pigments. Whether you are a seasoned veteran of pigment chemistry or a novice stepping gingerly into cosmetic formulation, this book is a valuable reference source from an industry-respected authority on color that will get you moving toward successful pigment usage. Welcome to the world of decorative cosmetic colors!

Topics include:

  • Covers the full measure of practical pigment usage in decorative cosmetics, with the emphasis on practical
  • Develops a four step procedure for how to go about properly selecting colors for use in decorative cosmetics
  • Pigments covered include conventional organics and inorganics plus a wide range of effect pigments such as pearls, metallics, fluorescents, glitters and gold & silver. Natural colors are also discussed
  • Other general topics covered color stability and regulations, esthetics,economics of color usage, dispersion and color measurement

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS :

 

    • Dedication
    • Acknowledgments
    • Preface
    • Introduction
    • Chapter 1: Color Basics
    • Chapter 2: Color Selection—Regulations
    • Chapter 3: Color Selection—Stability
    • Color Inserts: Figures 1.1 — 3.17
    • Chapter 4: Color Selection—Color Esthetics
    • Chapter 5: Color Selection—Economics
    • Chapter 6: Pigment Dispersion
    • Chapter 7: Color Measurement & Pigment Testing
    • Chapter 8: Surface Treated Pigments
    • Color Inserts: Figures 6.1 — 11.5
    • Chapter 9: Effect Pigments
    • Chapter 10: Specialty Pigments
    • Chapter 11: Natural Colorants
    • Chapter 12: Some Slices of Life
    • Bibliography of Ancillary Resources
    • Appendix A: Pigment Test Methods
    • Appendix B: Treated Pigment
    • Patents
    • Author’s Biography
    • Glossary of Terms
    • Index

 

 

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