Nano-Cosmeceuticals: An emerging Novel trend towards Dermal care

  • Karuna Kumari Department of Pharmacy, School Of Medical and Allied Sciences, Galgotias University, Uttar Pradesh, India
Keywords: Cosmeceuticals, nanotechnology, nano-carriers, Dermal products


Abstract: In today’s world consumers are looking for personal care products that supply multiple benefits with minimal efforts. They also expect the latest technology advances to be incorporated into innovative formulations. The trend toward therapeutic cosmetics will lead to a better understanding of modern ingredients and their assessment techniques. In this review, we highlighted the most important scientific articles, expert opinions by regulatory authorities, and patent literature from Europe and the USA for the time period between 2000 and 2010 concerning the use of nanotechnology in dermatological, dental, and hair-care products intended for improving the appearance of the user. We briefly discussed public opinion of nanotechnology in general, and include the most important definitions related to this emerging technology along with a summary of the general characteristics of nanoparticles and their safety aspects. In recent times, application of nanotechnology is rising in the arena of cosmeceuticals and seems to be promising in overcoming certain drawbacks associated with the traditional products. The nanotechnology-based delivery techniques have proved to offer advantages of greater stability, higher efficacy and have also been reported to show prolonged effects. 

Author Biography

Karuna Kumari, Department of Pharmacy, School Of Medical and Allied Sciences, Galgotias University, Uttar Pradesh, India
Assistant Professor


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