By Rüdiger Brummer
Beauty emulsions exist at the present time in lots of varieties for a large choice of functions, together with face and hand lotions for regular, dry or oily pores and skin, physique milks and creams, in addition to sun-block items. maintaining a tally of them and their houses isn't really continuously effortless regardless of informative product names or partial names (e.g. hand or face cream) that in actual fact point out their use and homes. This sensible guide offers a close assessment that describes the foremost homes and explains the right way to degree them utilizing glossy recommendations. Written via a professional in flows and circulation homes, it makes a speciality of the applying of rheological (flow) measurements to beauty and meals emulsions and the correlation of those effects with findings from different tests.
Beginning with a short heritage of rheology and a few basic ideas, the guide describes intimately using smooth viscometers and rheometers, together with concise factors of the various on hand tools. however the concentration continues to be on sensible daily lab methods: how one can represent beauty and foodstuff emulsions with various rheological assessments similar to temperature, time, tension and pressure, either static and dynamic. additionally the serious subject of ways the consequences correlate with different very important product features, for example, epidermis sensation, pumping functionality, balance and so on. is punctiliously explored. Many photographs, illustrations, graphs and tables support readers new to the dimension of beauty emulsions of their day-by-day paintings in addition to to the more matured who search extra unique guidance and methods.