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Science In Cosmetics

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Cosmetics are big business. They are used by almost every person walking on the Earth. Shows how cosmetics are made and how they have been used for thousands of years. Outlines bases, bulking agents, coloring agents, fragrances, and preservatives. Demonstrates the making of an emulsion and explains the processes of distillation or solvent extraction.

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