Olen Cosmetics launches Sunblocz natural sunscreen

Olen Cosmetics launches Sunblocz natural sunscreen

Canada based Olen Cosmetics, the maker of products like Baby Butz and Supraderm, has launched a new natural sunscreen product Sunblocz. The Sunblocz creams are available without any prescription and are claimed to be safe and highly effective in prevention and treatment of sun burn. Compared to other chemical sunscreen lotions or creams, Sunblocz is […]

Experts warn women not to use cosmetics during pregnancy

Experts warn women not to use cosmetics during pregnancy

Experts warn pregnant women not to use any kind of cosmetics during their first trimester like cleaning agents, make-up products, anti-acne creams etc to protect the developing foetal brain. Effect of these chemicals on foetal brain can trigger autism and may affect the baby’s health. So experts warm women to stay away from lipsticks, lipbalms […]

What is Calamine and its Uses?

What is Calamine and its Uses?

Properties of Calamine? Calamine is a odourless powder, pink in colour and fine. Calamine is an ore and it contains zinc oxide and small amount of ferric oxide. Chemical constituents of Calamine: Calamine contains 99% zinc oxide and 0.5 % ferric oxide. The colour of the calamine is due to the presence of ferric oxide […]

Mouth Washes : Formulation and Manufacturing

Mouth Washes : Formulation and Manufacturing

Formulation of Mouthwashes: Mouth washes are formulated with the aqueous or alcoholic solutions of flavouring oils. These mouth washes removes the bad odours and gives a refreshing feeling in the mouth. They may or may not contain a soap or detergent. These mouth washes contain ingredients such as alcohol, water, flavouring oil and sodium lauryl […]

Mouth Washes : Types and Functions

Mouth Washes : Types and Functions

What are mouth washes? Mouth washes are the liquid dentifrices and are formulated in ready to use form or in concentrated form. Mouthwashes which are formulated in concentrated form should be diluted as per the indications on the label. Types of Mouth Washes: Generally three types of mouth washes are prepared. Mouth washes which contain […]

Properties of Shaving Preparations

Properties of Shaving Preparations

Shaving is done for removal of hair with the razor. To make shaving tolerable with razor, many shaving preparations have been made. One of the earliest preparation is the formulation of shaving soap. Forms of Shaving Preparations: Shaving soap is prepared by the saponification of potash with caustic soda. Over the years shaving preparations have […]

Rhytidectomy : Surgical Procedure for Treating Wrinkles

Rhytidectomy : Surgical Procedure for Treating Wrinkles

What is Rhytidectomy? ‘Rhytidectomy’ is a surgical procedure used in plastic surgery for face lifting by removing the fat between the nose and the mouth. Rhytidectomy also helps in tightening of the underlining muscles and helps in removing the wrinkles of the face and thereby appearing younger and pretty. Conditions that need to be checked […]

Preparation of Hand Creams and Hand Lotions

Preparation of Hand Creams and Hand Lotions

Why do Hands become Rough? Everyday hands are exposed to water, soaps and detergents for several times. This results in the removal of lipids and other secretions from the skin. Excessive contact of the skin with the detergents and water may damage cell wall of the skin. Chapping of the skin may occur by loosing […]

Botox Injections : A Popular Cosmetic Drug

Botox Injections : A Popular Cosmetic Drug

Posted under Category : Health Fundas What is Botox and What is its Chemical Name? Botox is a popular drug that is used for cosmetic purpose. It is chemically known as Botulinum. ‘Botulinum’ a powerful protein neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. In spite of its toxicity, it is used to treat muscle spasms in […]

Mouth Washes – Functional Requirements

Mouth Washes – Functional Requirements

Mouth washes are also known as mouth rinses. There are many mouth washes available in the market now like colgate plax, listerine mouth wash etc. Functions of Mouth Rinses The important function of the mouth rinse is to freshen the breath and mouth like dentifrice by swishing and swilling the mouth rinse around the mouth. […]