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Cosmetics 2018, 5(3), 50; https://doi.org/10.3390/cosmetics5030050

The Use of Plants in Skin-Care Products, Cosmetics and Fragrances: Past and Present

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Department Plant Biology and Ecology (Botany), Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Seville, 41012 Sevilla, Spain
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Department Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Seville, 41012 Sevilla, Spain
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Received: 10 July 2018 / Revised: 3 August 2018 / Accepted: 9 August 2018 / Published: 19 August 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Anti-aging Properties of Natural Compounds)
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Abstract

This work discusses the way people have used plants over time (basically since Ancient Egypt) to care for their physical aspect, and also how natural resources (especially plants) are currently used in personal-care products. Many plant species are ancient. This paper also shows examples of plants used for personal care which are investigated with new scientific advances. View Full-Text
Keywords: anti-aging products; cosmeceuticals; ethnobotany; history of cosmetics; medicinal plants; skin care anti-aging products; cosmeceuticals; ethnobotany; history of cosmetics; medicinal plants; skin care
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. (CC BY 4.0).
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González-Minero, F.J.; Bravo-Díaz, L. The Use of Plants in Skin-Care Products, Cosmetics and Fragrances: Past and Present. Cosmetics 2018, 5, 50.

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