PHAR 005 Cosmetics

PHAR 005 Cosmetics

Faculty offering the course: Pharmacy [University elective]

Basic Information
Total Credit Hours: 2
Lecture: 2
Professional Information
Topics will cover structure and functions of skin and hair, disorders of skin and hair, formulation and manufacture of cosmetic preparations, evaluation and testing of cosmetic products. This course will give the students background essential to deal with these products safety and on scientific evidence of their advantages. This information is also important for the better understanding and public counseling about choice and limitations of cosmetics.

Time Table:
Lecture : Thu 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  
Office Hours:  Thu 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm     

Assessment  Methods:
- Written examinations  to assess knowledge base  and intellectual qualities
- Individual or group assignments  to assess intellectual and professional skills   

List of References

1- Peter Elsner, Cosmeceuticals, 3rded., Marcel Dekker Press, USA, 2000.
2- Robert Bronaugh, Precutaneous Absorption-Drugs-Cosmetics-Mechanisms-Methodology, 4th ed., Taylor & Francis, USA,2005.