Decorative cosmetics



Decorative cosmetics, for skin, hair and other appendages, e.g. lips and nails, on sale today, can be divided into those which aim to improve and/or protect and maintain good health, and a vast range of preparations to enhance and change appearances and at the same time cover up defects. This chapter describes the latter type which have added colours. Chapter 5 gives a technical description of the different colour compounds that can be used safely and legally in cosmetic products. In three parts this chapter will describe (A) facial make-up, (B) eye products and (C) lip products.


Zinc Stearate Magnesium Carbonate Isopropyl Myristate Cetyl Alcohol Magnesium Aluminium Silicate 
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