Contents | Search | Home  
© 1976 Society of Cosmetic Chemists
Journal of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, Vol. 27, No. 11, 543-553


Sorption of A Cationic Polymer by Stratum Corneum
Joseph A. Faucher , E. Desmond Goddard

ABSTRACT

Synopsis

A study was made of the SORPTION of a CATIONIC CELLULOSE POLYMER from aqueous solutions by several types of MAMMALIAN STRATUM CORNEUM. The effects of surfactants and other additives were investigated, as well as were the influence of concentration and molecular weight of the polymer. Considerably more material is sorbed than can be accounted for by postulating monolayer coverage of the substrate. The data were found to be explained better by a mechanism of diffusion of the polymer into the outer layers of the stratum corneum than by multilayer absorption.

Full Article PDF

Table of Contents

© 1976 Society of Cosmetic Chemists
Journal of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists