Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019, Page: 86-99
Natural Herbs and Spices: A Great Resource for Skin Care Cosmetics
Ferdoushi Jahan, Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (Bcsir), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Afroza Akter Happy, Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (Bcsir), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Mohammad Moynul Hasan Chowdhury, National Academy for Planning and Development, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Mohammad Arif Hossain, Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (Bcsir), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Received: Jul. 30, 2019;       Accepted: Aug. 22, 2019;       Published: Sep. 16, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20190704.13      View  36      Downloads  25
Abstract
Nature is recognized as the most valuable blessing to the human being, since all one needed to exist in this universe are provided in nature. Hence, from the ancient time, human beings used typical natural ingredients for their daily requirements such as medicines as well as cosmetics. Nowadays men and women are very much willing to look them beautiful. Further they are very much conscious about their physical as well as mental fitness i.e. people like to live healthy. Skin is the largest organ of human body. Hence, these conscious people show much interest on skin care activities. They have a tendency to use beauty products that includes herbs to look younger and more charming. Cosmetics alone are not sufficient for proper skin care, so the addition of active ingredients is necessary to check the damage and ageing of the skin. Recently, herbal cosmetics have gained more popularity and more acceptability among the people than synthetic ones due to their lesser or almost nil side effects. In some cases, synthetic cosmetic products may cause severe damage to human skin as those products may contain harmful chemicals. Natural ingredients like herbs, fruits, flowers, barks, rhizomes, leaves, seeds, spices etc. have been used by both men and women over the whole world and these ingredients are recognized as the best according to their choice. For this reason, at present times, in skin care cosmetic preparations, these natural ingredients are included directly or their extracts and essential oils are used randomly. In this current article, effective skin care properties of some indigenous herbs and spices of Bangladesh are discussed.
Keywords
Herbs, Spices, Skin Care, Herbal Cosmetics
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Ferdoushi Jahan, Afroza Akter Happy, Mohammad Moynul Hasan Chowdhury, Mohammad Arif Hossain, Natural Herbs and Spices: A Great Resource for Skin Care Cosmetics, Journal of Plant Sciences. Vol. 7, No. 4, 2019, pp. 86-99. doi: 10.11648/j.jps.20190704.13
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