Cosmeceuticals Editor(s) :Y. Madhusudan Rao, Shayeda , M. Pharm, PhD

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Editor(s) :Y. Madhusudan Rao, Shayeda


Type : Reference Book
Pages : 423
Year of Publication : 2012
Binding : Hardback

About the Book

In cosmetic industries most of the details are kept as secrets and are not fully disclosed. Herbal and Natural Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals are not discussed properly and very few literatures are available. The evaluation part of the products are mostly not disclosed. This book covers regulatory aspects of Cosmeceuticals in various countries including India. Regulatory aspects also differ in various countries as far as Cosmeceuticals is interpreted differently. In some countries they are equated as Cosmetics, in others they are considered as OTC drugs/drugs.

                The author has been associated with teaching and research field of cosmetics for more than 30 years. He acted as consultant to many industries producing cosmetics. This book is useful for students of pharmacy (under graduate and post graduate), teachers and people in cosmetic industry and allied fields.



1. Cosmeceuticals,

2. Acne and Its Treatment Options,

3. Anti-Aging,

4. Antiperspirants and Deodorants,

5. Sunscreens,

6. Hair Dyes,

7. Psoriasis,

8. Leucoderma and Its Treatment,

9. Hyperpigmentation and Its Treatment,

10. Medicated and Antidandruff Shampoos,

11. Medicated Toothpastes

About the Editors


Prof. Y. Madhusudan Rao, M.Pharm, Ph.D is currently working as senior professor in University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kakatiya University, Warangal. He with 35 years of experience in teaching and research, 155 research publications, 15 review articles, guided 27 scholars for Ph.D, is having 6 national and 1 international patent. He taught cosmetic technology for B.Pharm and M.Pharm students for more than 13 years. He guided the research work for 3 students at M.Pharm and 1 student for Ph.D in the field of Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals. He acted as consultant to many industries producing cosmetics and few of the products developed are commercialized and launched. A few more cosmetic products are to be launched this year. Apart from his interest in cosmetics, he has considerable experience and publications in Novel drug delivery systems, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics. He received research projects from various funding agencies.


Dr. Shayeda, is working as Asst. Professor at University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kakatiya University, Warangal. She got two research projects from UGC and AICTE, INDIA. She has publications in national and international journals. Now she is guiding M.Pharmacy and Ph.D students in the field of pharmaceutics. She has completed her Ph.D in cosmetics and has European patent in the field of cosmetics.

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