JCDSA  Vol.6 No.1 , March 2016
Silver Nanoparticles in Cosmetics
Abstract: This review is presented as a common interest in silver nanoparticles, their origin, activity, and toxicity in cosmetic. The application of nanotechnology and nanomaterials can be found in many cosmetic products including moisturizer, hair care products, makeup and sunscreen. Nanomaterials are now being used in leading cosmetics products, most commonly as chemicals used to give the protection. A silver nanoparticle is the potent and broad spectrum antimicrobial agent. This review paper looks into use of nano silver and provides an overview of current activity in this area.
Cite this paper: Gajbhiye, S. and Sakharwade, S. (2016) Silver Nanoparticles in Cosmetics. Journal of Cosmetics, Dermatological Sciences and Applications, 6, 48-53. doi: 10.4236/jcdsa.2016.61007.

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