Harry, Ralph Gordon. Harry’s cosmeticology.
8th ed. Edited by Martin M. Rieger. New York, Chemical Pub.
Co., c2000. 966 p.
TP983.H32 2000 <SciRR>
International cosmetic ingredient dictionary and handbook.
10th ed. Edited by Tatra E. Gottschalck and Gerald E. McEwen.
Washington, Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association,
2004. 3 v.
TP983.A55 I58 2004 <SciRR>
Knowlton, John, and Steven Pearce. Handbook of cosmetic
science and technology. Oxford, Elsevier Advanced
Technology, c1993. 581 p.
TP983.K62 1993 <SciRR>
Poucher’s perfumes, cosmetics and soaps.
10th ed. Edited by Hilda Butler. Dordrecht, Boston, Kluwer
Academic Publishers, c2000. 782 p. Includes
TP983.P723 200 <SciRR>
Riordan, Teresa. Inventing beauty: a history of the
innovations that have made us beautiful. New York,
Broadway Books, 2004. 307 p.
Bibliography: p. 288-296.
REPRESENTATIVE JOURNAL ARTICLES
Evershed, R.P., and others. Archeology: formulation of a
Roman cosmetic. Nature, v. 432, Nov. 4 2004: 35-36.
Fortineau, Anne-Dominique. Chemistry perfumes your daily
life. Journal of chemical education, v. 81, Jan.
Gordon, Amanda, and Sally Coulson. The Evidential value
of cosmetic foundation smears in forensic casework. Journal
of forensic sciences, v. 49, Nov. 2004: 1255-1253.
Hardy, Andrew D., Richard I. Walton, and Ragini Vaishnav.
Composition of eye cosmetics (kohls) used in Cairo. International
journal of environmental health research, v. 14, Feb.
Kashimoto, A., and others. Soft-press: the ultra-low pressure
molding technology for powder cosmetics. International
journal of cosmetic science, v. 26, Dec. 2004: 317.
Koo, Hyn Jung, and Byung Mu Lee. Estimated exposure to phthalates
in cosmetics and risk assessment. Journal of toxicology & environmental
health, Part A, v. 67, Dec. 1 2004: 1901-1914.
Moore, Andrew. The biochemistry of beauty: the science
and pseudoscience of beautiful skin. EMBO reports,
v. 3, Aug. 2002: 714-717.
Available through the European Molecular Biology Organization
Rados, Carol. Science meets beauty: using medicine to improve
appearances. FDA consumer magazine, v. 38, Mar./Apr.
HD9000.9.U5 A1735 and Electronic resource
Available through the FDA at:
Viyoch, J., and others. Development of a hydrogel patch
for controlled release of alpha-hydroxy acid contained in
tamarind fruit pulp extract. International journal of
cosmetic science, v. 27, April 2005: 89-99.
SELECTED INTERNET RESOURCES
Information on cosmetic ingredients from the Offices of Food Additive
Safety and Cosmetics and Colors, FDA’s Center for Food Safety
and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN).
This BBC site discusses various procedures, including botox, silicone
and cosmetic peels.
Putting on a Good Face - the Chemistry of Cosmetics
From the Australian Academy of Science.
Product search and safety assessments from the Environmental Working
What’s That Stuff?
This everyday chemistry site from Chemical and Engineering News includes
shampoo, lipstick, hair coloring, self-tanners, teeth whiteners, as well
as many other common items.
Compiled by Alison P. Kelly, March, 2005