Popularity and usage of different skincare agents among the inhabitants of Galle district in Southern province, Sri Lanka
Keywords: Herbal preparations, skincare agents, synthetic cosmetics
Ahmad M, Khan MA, Zafar M. 2008. Traditional herbal cosmetics used by local women communities in district Attock of Northern Pakistan. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge 7(3): 421-424.
Department of Census and Statistics. 2017. http://www.statistics.gov.lk/pophousat/cph2011/Pages/ Activities / Reports/ Southern.pdf. Accessed 25th June 2017
Gediya SK, Mistry RB, Patel UK, Blessy M, Jain HN. 2011. Herbal Plants: Used as a cosmetics. Journal of Natural Product and Plant Resources 1: 24-32.
Gunapala AAS, Kumara NWD. 2015. Ayurveda for beauty cultural purpose- a review. Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Traditional Medicine 188.
Hamed, SH, Tayyem R, Nimer N, AlKhatib HS. 2010. Skin-lightening practice among women living in Jordan: prevalence, determinants, and user's awareness. International Journal of Dermatology 49(4): 414-420.
Jayaweera DMA. 1982. Medicinal plants (Indigenous and exotic) used in Ceylon, Part 1-5. National Science Council, Sri Lanka.
Mahé A, Blanc L, Halna JM, Kéita S, Sanogo T, Bobin P. 1993. An epidemiologic survey on the cosmetic use of bleaching agents by the women of Bamako (Mali). Annales De Dermatologie Et De Venereologie 120(12): 870-873.
Nirmalan TE. 2017. Cosmetic Perspectives of Ethno-botany in Northern Part of Sri Lanka. Journal of Cosmetology & Trichology 3:126.
Rusmadi SZ, Ismail SNS, Praveena SM. 2015. Preliminary study on the skin lightening practice and health symptoms among female students in Malaysia. Journal of Environmental and Public Health vol. 2015, Article ID 591790: 6 pages.
Rekha MB, Gokila K. 2015. A study on consumer awareness, attitude and preference towards herbal cosmetic products with special reference to Coimbatore city. International Journal of Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies 2(4): 96-100.
Ribeiro AS, Estanqueiro M, Oliveira MB, Lobo JMS. 2001. Main benefits and applicability of plant extracts in skincare products. Cosmetics 2(2): 48-65.
Wijesundera DSA. 2004. Inventory, documentation and medicinal plant research in Sri Lanka. Medicinal Plant Research in Asia 1: 184-195.
- There are currently no refbacks.
Ruhuna Journal of Science by University of Ruhuna is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Print ISSN: 1800-279X (Before 2014)