This course deals with production, quality aspects, and use of all cosmetics formulations intended for application to the hair, body and skin, nails.
PURPOSE OF THE COURSE
a huge proportion of all consumer goods worldwide and account for a significant
fraction of the global economy. The use of cosmetics to alleviate skin
conditions has attracted players in the pharmaceutical arena, thus giving rise
to the term cosmeceuticals. This course introduces the student to the science
and art of production, quality control and proper use of cosmetics.
EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES
At the end of this course, students should be able to:
cosmetics and terminologies used in cosmetology
human conditions that require use of cosmetics.
and dispense different types of cosmetics.
the dangers associated with use of cosmetics.
quality control of cosmetics.
the mechanisms of action of cosmetics.