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The Merger of Medicine and Cosmetics

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Beauty has been a sensitive issue for both men and women since ancient times. There cannot be a better example to this than Cleopatra who is supposed to have bathed in donkey's milk to keep her skin young and glowing always. Legends testify that Egyptians and Greeks adopted various beauty treatments using natural ingredients as well chemicals.

Today, you would be hearing the term, "Cosmocueticals" being used widely. Are you interested to know more about this term? Come, let us try to gather as much as we can regarding cosmocueticals.

You cannot expect anything better than what has happened-two strong concepts have come together as one-- researchers have combined beneficial aspects of both science and cosmetics and thrown open the gates of a whole new world called cosmocueticals.

Agreed that both these fields are distinctive identities in themselves; but, this merger is certainly a promising and prominent one, capable of solving many of our health problems. There is also an allied field of activity that is continuously working toward combining science with cosmetics. This is known as cosmetic chemistry.

until recently, only medical procedures were recognized as solutions to various health problems. But, with advances in cosmocueticals, you can expect new options and treatments. Here are some of the products which explain the concept of cosmocueticals:

There are two groups of chemical ingredients that are used in preparing cosmetics which are in sync with consumers' needs-vehicle agents and active agents. The vehicle agents aid in preparing cosmetics, while the active agents play an active role and decide the final product's effect on your skin. It is the job of cosmetic chemists to strike the right combination of these agents and prepare cosmetics to satisfy you who is the customer.

  • Some agents are found predominantly in most of the cosmetics. Water is a good example of this. But, it is the duty of cosmetic producers to use only safe water that is distilled, filtered, and sterilized. Due to its ability to flow, water is used in lotions and creams as a spreading agent. It is a natural choice in moisturizers too.

  • Moving on, there is a category of products called surfactants. They perform various functions. Sometimes, they are used in cleansers, body washes, and even shampoos. They perform the role of emulsifiers in creams and lotions. They are also used as solubilisers to dissolve oils in water-based cosmetics.

  • Emulsifiers are another important category of ingredients in cosmetics. Their primary function is to enable water and oil-soluble substances to mix evenly. Uniformity of ingredients is essential in cosmetics so that they spread evenly and serve their purpose. Lecithin is one of the popular emulsifiers.

  • Emollients refer to the large molecules of chemicals that collectively prevent water loss from your skin, thereby preventing it from becoming dry and dull. This property of emollients makes them a main ingredient in moisturizers as the main purpose of these cosmetics is to make your skin appear soft and smooth. Moisturizers generally include fatty esters which are essential as you grow old and natural esters are depleted.

    We have analyzed various categories of cosmetics that should be eye-openers to understanding the concept of cosmoceuticals. You can find effective solutions to problems like dark circles under your eyes, puffiness, wrinkles, eye strain, etc. through cosmoceuticals.

    Cosmoceuticals is a new trend in the field of cosmetics. You can find a wide range of products in cosmoceuticals from which you can choose those that will soothe you and heal your problems. This is an ever-growing field with new developments taking place every day. It is indeed encouraging to see that people have begun to realize that nature is the ultimate healer and soother. Mere medical procedures cannot be always accurate and effective as they are only temporary treatments. Worst of all, their side-effects often hurt more than the actual ailment!

    One product that we have found that delivers superior performance for the money is Eyederma(tm). It delivers when it comes to dark circles under the yese. It is available from http://www.bodestore.com and Amazon.com

    To alleviate all your sufferings and give you long-standing relief, cosmoceuticals-the long-awaited merger of medicine and cosmetics-- have arrived and are the buzzword in the cosmetic industry today! Cosmetics are primarily the art of maintaining your body in good shape by using specially designed products. Cosmoceuticals is a welcome merger of science and art!


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    This article is for general information purposes only. Before under taking any exercise or treatment program always first check first with your doctor and health professionals.

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