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Cosmetic

Cosmetic

(Science: chemistry) a substances intended to be applied to the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance without affecting the body's structure or functions.

included in this definition are skin creams, lotions, perfumes, lipsticks, fingernail polishes, eye and facial makeup preparations, permanent waves, hair colours, toothpastes, and deodorants, as well as any material intended for use as a component of a cosmetic product.

Origin: gr. Kosmetikos


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Re: 6 fingers

... sometimes extra skin, with or without a nail, just forms on the hands and feet resembling a finger or toe and the doctors remove it at birth for cosmetic purposes. People who have Polydactyly have muscle and nerve function in the sixth digit as well as a bone. You will need to ask your parents ...

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by HelpPleaseThankYou
Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:16 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: 6 fingers
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Growth of bacteria and fungi in a cosmetic product

... is pretty obvious when it does occur. Yeast contamaintion is also somewhat rare and is not surface limited. The AET is useful but not insurances. Cosmetic micro quality is as much a function of process hygiene as preservation as bacteria can adapt/ develop tolerance and resistance to any preservative ...

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by JorgeLobo
Wed Jan 25, 2012 3:03 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Growth of bacteria and fungi in a cosmetic product
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Re: Growth of bacteria and fungi in a cosmetic product

... can survive in that environment specially those susceptible or"weak microorganisms".but yes, a spored microorganisms can may survive . cosmetics can be contaminated (mostly yeast and molds) after production, during filling, packaging, the way they handle the cosmetic.Obviously they ...

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by michimichi
Wed Jan 25, 2012 2:34 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Growth of bacteria and fungi in a cosmetic product
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Re: Growth of bacteria and fungi in a cosmetic product

If "no pathogens" are present, must this number be 0? Thanks

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by pi87
Tue Jan 24, 2012 10:47 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Growth of bacteria and fungi in a cosmetic product
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Growth of bacteria and fungi in a cosmetic product

Hi. I'm wondering whether bacteria and fungi can be present or can grow in drysol: an antiperspirant consisting of absolute ethanol and aluminum chloride hexahydrate. We got some results from a rather unserious foreign lab: Bacteria testing: sampling made 1:10 test liquid. In 80 Twain agar, 38°C,fos...

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by pi87
Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:45 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Growth of bacteria and fungi in a cosmetic product
Replies: 9
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