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Formulation and Evaluation of Herbal Lipstick using Lycopene Extracted from Citrullus lanatus

Chandani Kamble, Vikas Kamble


Cosmetics ate the demand of incredible from ancient times. Lipstick formulations are used to the enhancement of the beauty of lips these are the cosmetic product which contains pigments, oil, waxes, and emollients that apply the color and protection to the lips. Herbal lipstick by using coloring pigments of watermelon and these are evaluated for organoleptic properties that are hardness solubility etc. The present work was conceived formula of herbal lipstick having minimal side effects or no side effects. This will be extensively used by the women. The adverse effect can be reduced by using natural color extracts from watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) is a natural source. This can be observed from the fact that lipsticks are marketed in hundreds of shades of colors to satisfy the demand of women. The present investigation was done on the formulation of lipstick since lipsticks are one of the key cosmetics to be used by women. An attempt was also made to evaluate the formulated herbal lipstick. We envisaged the current effort to formulate a herbal lipstick with minimum or no side effects employing formulation lipstick due to numerous undesirable effects of present synthetic preparations.


Herbal lipstick, lycopene, natural colorant, herbal cosmetic, citrullus lanatus

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