S.D. Pande, S.B. Joshi, N.N. Bobde, V.P. Wankhade, K.K. Tapar
S.D. Pande1, S.B. Joshi2, N.N. Bobde1, V.P. Wankhade1 and K.K. Tapar1
1Department of Pharmaceutics, Vidyabharti College of Pharmacy Camp, Amravati Maharashtra Pin 444602 2Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, RTM Nagpur University Nagpur.
Volume - 3,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2010
In modern era of fashion every one desires to look handsome. The competitive fashionable trend brings new look and demand every sunrise. Shaving preparations has become indispensable part of men’s toiletries. To reduce the trauma of shaving, a wide range of preparations are now available that prepare the face and beard for shaving. The choice of the shaving preparation is highly individualistic; however, it is generally recognized that different forms of beard preparation are required for ‘wet’ (razor blade) and ‘dry’ (electric razor) shaving. Chitosan is a polymer used in various pharmaceutical preparations but its use in cosmetic has not been much explored.
In the present work chitosan has been used to prepare a shaving gel. The prepared gel was evaluated for various parameters like pH, viscosity, foaming capacity, spreadibility, beard softening etc. The results are reported.
Cite this article:
S.D. Pande, S.B. Joshi, N.N. Bobde, V.P. Wankhade, K.K. Tapar. Development, Characterization and Evaluation of Shaving Gel Using Chitosan as a Gelling Agent. Research J. Pharm. and Tech.3 (4): Oct.-Dec.2010; Page 1033-1035.