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Chemistry and Cosmetics

Study Course Description

Course Description Statuss:Approved
Course Description Version:4.00
Study Course Accepted:07.10.2020
Study Course Information
Course Code:FKK_005LQF level:Level 7
Credit Points:2.00ECTS:3.00
Branch of Science:Pharmacy; Pharmaceutical ChemistryTarget Audience:Pharmacy
Study Course Supervisor
Course Supervisor:Aneka Kļaviņa
Study Course Implementer
Structural Unit:Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
The Head of Structural Unit:Inga Urtāne
Contacts:Riga, 16 Dzirciema Street, A-korp. 5.st. 502.kab., farmkkatrsu[pnkts]lv, +371 67061544
Study Course Planning
Full-Time - Semester No.1
Lectures (count)8Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures16
Classes (count)8Class Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Classes16
Total Contact Hours32
Part-Time - Semester No.1
Lectures (count)4Lecture Length (academic hours)4Total Contact Hours of Lectures16
Classes (count)4Class Length (academic hours)4Total Contact Hours of Classes16
Total Contact Hours32
Study course description
Preliminary Knowledge:
Inorganic and Organic Chemistry within the study programme “Pharmacy”.
Objective:
To promote understanding of cosmetic ingredients, their chemical properties and their functional role in cosmetic composition. Understand the basic principles of cosmetic formulation.
Topic Layout (Full-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Introduction to Chemistry and Cosmetics. Characterization of inorganic substances used in cosmetic products.Lectures1.00auditorium
2Workshop: Characterization of inorganic substances used in cosmetic products.Classes1.00laboratory
3Minerals in cosmetics. Use of mineral and sea water in cosmetics.Lectures1.00auditorium
4Cosmetic composition analysis. Test: The role of inorganic substances in the formulation of various cosmetics.Classes1.00laboratory
5Skin aging. Anti-aging substances in cosmetics (antioxidants, UV filters).Lectures1.00auditorium
6Habits of using cosmetics. Presentation of creative work results.Classes1.00laboratory
7Fatty acids. Vegetable and animal fats and waxes: acquisition, properties, use.Lectures1.00auditorium
8Skin moisturizers. Test: Functionality and suitability of alcohols, fatty acids and their esters in various cosmetic formulations.Classes1.00laboratory
9Synthetic oils, waxes, silicones, their structure and structure dependence. Compound lipids. The structure and role of ceramides in strengthening the epidermal barrier of the skin.Lectures1.00auditorium
10Make-up preparations. Test: Cosmetic composition analysis.Classes1.00laboratory
11Evaluation of phthalates and parabens in children's cosmetics.Classes1.00laboratory
12Surface active substances, their structure and classification. Hydrophiles – lipophilic balance. AHA acids in cosmetics. Types of skin peeling.Lectures1.00auditorium
13Types of skin peeling. Test work: Analysis of the purpose of application of surfactants in specific cosmetic formulations.Classes1.00laboratory
14Biologically active substances in cosmetics, their principles of action. Amino acids and peptides. Modification of biologically active substances, types of encapsulation, preservatives.Lectures1.00auditorium
15Test: Analysis of the composition of anti-wrinkle cosmetics.Classes1.00laboratory
16Natural and synthetic hair dyes. Peculiarities of men's cosmetic product development. Cellulite and cosmetics for reducing its manifestations.Lectures1.00auditorium
Topic Layout (Part-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Introduction to Chemistry and Cosmetics. Characterization of inorganic substances used in cosmetic products.Lectures0.50auditorium
2Workshop: Characterization of inorganic substances used in cosmetic products.Classes0.50laboratory
3Minerals in cosmetics. Use of mineral and sea water in cosmetics.Lectures0.50auditorium
4Cosmetic composition analysis. Test: The role of inorganic substances in the formulation of various cosmetics.Classes0.50laboratory
5Skin aging. Anti-aging substances in cosmetics (antioxidants, UV filters).Lectures0.50auditorium
6Habits of using cosmetics. Presentation of creative work results.Classes0.50laboratory
7Fatty acids. Vegetable and animal fats and waxes: acquisition, properties, use.Lectures0.50auditorium
8Skin moisturizers. Test: Functionality and suitability of alcohols, fatty acids and their esters in various cosmetic formulations.Classes0.50laboratory
9Synthetic oils, waxes, silicones, their structure and structure dependence. Compound lipids. The structure and role of ceramides in strengthening the epidermal barrier of the skin.Lectures0.50auditorium
10Make-up preparations. Test: Cosmetic composition analysis.Classes0.50laboratory
11Evaluation of phthalates and parabens in children's cosmetics.Classes0.50laboratory
12Surface active substances, their structure and classification. Hydrophiles – lipophilic balance. AHA acids in cosmetics. Types of skin peeling.Lectures0.50auditorium
13Types of skin peeling. Test work: Analysis of the purpose of application of surfactants in specific cosmetic formulations.Classes0.50laboratory
14Biologically active substances in cosmetics, their principles of action. Amino acids and peptides. Modification of biologically active substances, types of encapsulation, preservatives.Lectures0.50auditorium
15Test: Analysis of the composition of anti-wrinkle cosmetics.Classes0.50laboratory
16Natural and synthetic hair dyes. Peculiarities of men's cosmetic product development. Cellulite and cosmetics for reducing its manifestations.Lectures0.50auditorium
Assessment
Unaided Work:
Problem solving, cosmetic ingredients analysis.
Assessment Criteria:
Assessment consists of: 1. knowledge testing during classes, analysis and evaluation of cosmetic ingredients (25%); 2. theoretical test (25%); 3. presentation of independent work (50%).
Final Examination (Full-Time):Exam (Written)
Final Examination (Part-Time):Exam (Written)
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge:Upon successful completion of the study course the student will be able to: 1. explain the basic principles of the development of different cosmetics; 2. interpret the functionality, potential interactions and efficacy of cosmetic ingredients.
Skills:Upon successful completion of the study course the student will be able to: 1. analyze and evaluate the safety and quality of products and ingredients of various cosmetic companies; 2. collect literature data on the topic of cosmetics and present them.
Competencies:Will be able to recommend and reasonably recommend to the pharmacy customers the choice of cosmetics. After completing the course it will be possible to fill out the study course questionnaire, supplementing the course with rational suggestions.
Bibliography
No.Reference
Required Reading
1 Allen, Loyd V. The art, science, and technology of pharmaceutical compounding / Loyd V. Allen Jr., PhD., Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding, Edmond, Oklahoma, and Professor Emeritus, College of Pharmacy, University
2K.F.de Polo „A short textbook of Cosmetology”, Augsburg, Germany, 1998.
3W.Raab „Pflegekosmetik”, Stuttgart, 1999.
4Cosmetics and toileteries industry”, New York-London, 1998.
5А.А.Марголина. Е.И. Эрманде. О.Я.Зайкина. Новая косметика. Москва. 2000.
6M.M. Rieger, L.D.Rhein ”Surfactants in cosmetics”, New York, 1995.
Additional Reading
1Fitzpatrick's dermatology in general medicine. 8th ed. / [edited by] Lowell A. Goldsmith ... [et al.]. New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, c2012. 2 sēj. (xxx, 3076, [156]. lpp.) : il. + 1 DVD-ROM (43/4). ISBN 9780071669047 (alk. paper : set)
2Герд Кутц Косметические кремы и эмульсие. М.2004.
3Hall, John C., Sauer's manual of skin diseases / John C. Hall ; with 13 contributing authors. 8th ed. Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000. xvii, 442 lpp. : il., krās. il., tab. ISBN 0781716292
4Новая косметология Под редакцией Е.Эрмандес том 1.том 2. 2007.