CSP108 - Actives

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Last revision date 2018-04-19 18:04:46.136
Last review date 2018-04-19 18:04:46.136

Subject Title

Subject Description
Many modern-day products have characteristics of both cosmetics and drugs in terms of their effects on skin, while others affect the biology or protect the skin surface only.  This course will explore these products with specific focus on sun protection factors (SPFs), whiteners and anti-aging products.

Credit Status
One credit towards the Cosmetic Science Ontario Graduate Certificate Program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Describe formulation strategies to incorporate active ingredients into skin care products.
  2. Discuss the implications of a cosmetic vigilance program in the North American market.
  3. Compare the perceived action of active ingredients to regulatory compliant packaging claims.

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