Cosmetics are substances or products used to enhance or alter the appearance and texture of the face and body. Many cosmetics are designed for use of applying to the face, hair, and body. Cosmetics are mixtures of chemical compounds, perfumes, essential oils, talc, some being derived from natural sources (such as coconut oil, olive oil, almond oil), and some being synthetics or artificial. Common cosmetics include lipstick, eye shadow, foundation,skin cleansers,mascara, body lotions,shampoo,hair gel, hair conditioner, perfume and cologne.
ITC Labs capabilities
ITC Labs has fully operated chemical section for ensure the quality of cosmetics like pH, total fatty matter, identification of herbs and plant extract (By HPTLC),viscocity,consistency,fineness in skin creams and face packs, acid value and peroxide value in hair oils, foam height, active ingredients in shampoo, foreign dye in heena powder, menthol content in shaving cream by Gc-FID etc.