Formulation and characterization of herbal lipstick using colored pigment of Punica granatum

  • Sourabh D Jain Shri Bherulal Pharmacy Institute
  • Megha Padiyar Shri Bherulal Pharmacy Institute
  • Deepak Birla Shri Bherulal Pharmacy Institute
  • Jayanti Mukherjee Shri Bherulal Pharmacy Institute
  • Vimukta Sharma BM College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research
Keywords: Herbal cosmetics, Herbal lipstick, Natural Ingredients, Formulation, Evaluation

Abstract

Herbal Cosmetics are in rising demand in the world market as these are the priceless gift of nature with enhanced activity and lesser or no side effects. The concept of beauty and use of natural cosmetics is as primordial as mankind and civilization. Herbal cosmetics as the name suggests are natural and free from all the destructive artificial chemicals. The present work was aimed to formulate herbal lipstick by using various natural ingredients like concentrated juice of pomegranate seeds (Punica granatum), shikakai, dried ginger powder, lemon juice, coconut oil, bees wax, paraffin wax, strawberry essence, vanilla essence and so on. The formulated herbal lipstick was evaluated and various parameters such as color, melting point, breaking point, force of application, surface anomalies, pH, skin irritation test and aging stability were determined and reported herewith.

Author Biographies

Sourabh D Jain, Shri Bherulal Pharmacy Institute

Shri Bherulal Pharmacy Institute,
Indore, Madhyapradesh, India

Megha Padiyar, Shri Bherulal Pharmacy Institute

Shri Bherulal Pharmacy Institute,
Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Deepak Birla, Shri Bherulal Pharmacy Institute

Shri Bherulal Pharmacy Institute,
Indore, Madhyapradesh, India

Jayanti Mukherjee, Shri Bherulal Pharmacy Institute

Shri Bherulal Pharmacy Institute,
Indore, Madhyapradesh, India

Vimukta Sharma, BM College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research

BM College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research
Indore, Madhyapradesh, India

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Published
2018-07-01
How to Cite
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Jain, S., Padiyar, M., Birla, D., Mukherjee, J. and Sharma, V. 2018. Formulation and characterization of herbal lipstick using colored pigment of Punica granatum. PharmaTutor. 6, 7 (Jul. 2018), 8-10. DOI:https://doi.org/10.29161/PT.v6.i7.2018.8.
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