ISSN: 2249–9504
CAS CODEN: IJPCDX

DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NOVEL HERBAL HAIR STYLING PREPARATION

Abstract

Author(s): AnkitaChoudhari*and KR. Biyani

Natural remedies are more acceptable in the belief that they are safer with fewer side effects than the synthetic ones. Herbal formulationshave growing demand in the world market. The present work deals with the development and characterization of herbal hair styling preparation.Although various herbal formulations are available in the market, we propose to make use of green tea extract which have good solar protection activity and antioxidant activity. Various formulation batchesi.e., F1 to F7 were prepared using gelling agent like Aqupec HV 500 HC, in varied concentrations. Prepared formulations (F1 to F7) were evaluated forvarious parameters like psychorheologicalcharacteristics, pH, viscosity,spreadability, active drug content, homogeneity, stickiness, skin irritation test, photographic evaluation along with sun protecting factor and antioxidant study. Amongst all the formulation studied formulation F4 wasfound optimum for all the parameter.This Gel found to be very effective to protect hair from photodamaging and photoageing

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