Cosmetics Science and Technology - 2nd Ed, 3 Volumes Set By Balsam Sagarin

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Cosmetics Science and Technology - 2nd Ed, 3 Volumes Set   (Special Indian Reprint)

By Balsam Sagarin  


Cosmetics: Science and Technology
 has many predecessors and among its contemporaries does not pretend to preempt the field. The burgeoning of a science of cosmetics, a technology of cosmetics, without the abandonment of what must in part remain a craft, a skill, and an art, brought forth several excellent books in various languages, which sought to summarize the state of the knowledge. Among these Cosmetics: Science and Technology, published for the firsttime in 1957, was unique in that it was a cooperative effort of sixtyone authors, almost all of whom were employed by firms manufacturing the products described. In this aspect lies both the potential strength and possible hazard of such an undertaking. 
 
Volume one
 contains descriptive material on the manufacture and formulation of fifteen different products and classes of products. These are, in the order of appearance in that book, the following:
cleansing creams and lotions,
emollient creams and lotions,
hormone creams,
baby toiletries,
hand creams and lotions,
skin lighteners and bleach creams,
suntan preparations,
beauty masks,
foundation makeup,
face powders,
rouge,
lipsticks,
eye makeup,
dentifrices, and
mouthwashes.  

Volume two
contains descriptive material on the manufacture and formulation of an additional eighteen products and classes of products.
These are, in the order of appearance in that book, the following:
shaving preparations,
preshave and aftershave preparations,
depilatories,
shampoos,
hair-grooming preparations,
permanent waving products,
hair straighteners,
bleaches and related products,
hair conditioners and related products,
antiperspirants and deodorants,
aerosol cosmetics,
aerosol hair products,
bath preparations,
nail lacquers and removers,
fingernail elongators and accessory nail preparations,
eye lotions,
fragrance, and emulsified and solid fragrances.  
 
Volume three
contents chapters on the physiology of the skin and hair, the physiology of sweat, the use of colors in cosmetics, problems of
quality control, preservation and psychological testing, historical information, legal information: in short, all that the editors deem important on the
subject described in our title, Cosmetics: Science and Technology, other than the manufacture and formulation of the individual products, as covered in the first two volumes.


Reprinted . 2008
2128 Pages HB - 3 Volumes Set


Marvin S. Balsam, founder and president of Standard Aromatics, Inc.; B.A. Columbia College, 1948, with additional work in Chemical Engineering and Business Administration; member of the American Society of Perfumers and the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.

 

Edward Sagarin, Ph.D., New York Univeristy, 1966; during his career in cosmetic and perfume industry, was associated with Givaudan Corporation and then with Standard Aromatics; author of The Science and Art of Perfumery; a few years after publication of the first edition of Cosmetics: Science and Technology, returned to school to study sociology, and obtained degree; has written extensively in sociology, particularly on crime and deviant behavior, presently teaching in that field

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