The course aims to describe the structure of the skin and hair and to provide the basic knowledge of the main raw material of cosmetic interest and the role they have in cosmetic formulations. The course also examines some important classes of cosmetic products as sunscreens, antiperspirants and deodorants, detergent formulations and barrier creams. Finally, the course covers the main aspects of current legislation on cosmetic products, with particular reference to the new European Regulation.
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