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Vesicles: Potential nano carriers for the delivery of skin cosmetics.

08:00 EDT 28th July 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Vesicles: Potential nano carriers for the delivery of skin cosmetics."

In the present scenario consumers are searching for personal care products that supply multiple benefits with minimal efforts. The outcome has been the introduction of nanotechnology based cosmetic products that are safe to use and results driven. Some topical cosmetics can act efficaciously when they reach their target sites present in the deeper layers of the skin. The main problem with delivering active ingredients across the skin is the barrier function of the skin. Therefore to get the maximum benefit from cosmetic products and to overcome the problems associated with their skin penetration, scientists are investigating various strategies to overcome these barrier properties. Vesicular carriers have been claimed to improve the topical delivery of active ingredients. This review offers a brief overview of current approaches in the research and development of vesicular carriers to improve the delivery and performance of active ingredients present in the cosmetics.

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Name: Journal of cosmetic and laser therapy : official publication of the European Society for Laser Dermatology
ISSN: 1476-4180
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