Chemistry and Technology of Cosmetics - AP322003
Title: Chemistry and Technology of Cosmetics
Guaranteed by: Department of Dairy, Fat and Cosmetics (322)
Faculty: Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 3/0, other [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Šmidrkal Jan prof. Ing. CSc.
Hrádková Iveta doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : P322003
Examination dates   
Annotation -
The goal is deeper understanding of function of cosmetic products on the human body, physico-chemical changes and chemical reactions of cosmetic compounds that take place during formulation, production and storage. Regulation options these processes and changes are mentioned.
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (15.11.2018)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

Orientate themselves in the composition of cosmetics.

Have basic theoretical knowledge of surfactants, emulsifiers, emollients, humectants and other substances which are used in cosmetics industry.

Prepare basic forms of cosmetic products.

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (15.11.2018)
Literature -

Paye M., Barel A.O., Maibach H.I.: Handbook of Cosmetic Science and Technology, Taylor and Francis, Boca Raton, 2006,978-1-57444-824-5

Baki G., Alexander K.S.: Introduction to cosmetic formulations and technology, John WileySons., New Jersey, USA, 2015, 978-1-118-76378-0.

Sjoblom J.(ed.): Emulsions and emulsion stability, TaylorFrancis, Boca Raton, USA, 2006, 978-0-8247-2695-9.

Rhein L.D., Schlossman M., O´Lenick, Somasundaran P.(eds.): Surfactants in personal care products nad decorative cosmetics, TaylorFrancis, Boca Raton, USA, 2007, 978-1-57444-531-2.

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (15.11.2018)
Learning resources -

Course materials will be available to enrolled students in printed form.

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (15.11.2018)
Syllabus -

Skin, hair, nails; Physiology and properties

Cosmetic cleaning products

Emulsions and microemulsions

Biologically active substances

Sun care products

Preservation of cosmetic products


Last update: Pátková Vlasta (15.11.2018)
Entry requirements -

Magister study programme of chemistry, food chemistry or food technology.

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (15.11.2018)
Registration requirements -


Last update: Kubová Petra (11.09.2019)
Course completion requirements -

Oral examination.

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (15.11.2018)