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Kor J Aesthet Cosmetol > Volume 4(2); 2006 > Article
Kor J Aesthet Cosmetol 2006;4(2): 195-203.
천연 추출물을 이용한 미백화장품 개발 동향에 관한 연구
A Study of Whitening Cosmetics from natural products
Eun-Hwa Kim
This is a study about whitening cosmetic form natural products in korea cosmetic market. As carring out cosmetic law, cosmeceuticals in korea is leading korea cosmetic market and remarkably growing. In this study, as looking into present situation of whitening cosmetic in extended cosmeceuticals, we will understand skin-beuty art market and apply to it on the ground. Whitening cosmetic prevents pigmentation and make skin color light as restoring melanin that previously was created. Domestic cosmetic companies are using albutin and licorice root extract etc., and characterizing natural extracts. Domestic cosmetic companies apply and acquire for patents about ephedra extract, extract of wild ginseng, peach biossom extract, Goi-hwa extract, sang-ji extract, Gamtae extract, yew tree extract, paper mulerry extract etc, and are releasing whitening products. Cosmeceuticals approred KFDA is all 5,866 itema at the of April in 2006. Among items, whitening products is the most numerous as 2,371 items, products that isolate ultraviolet rays are 2,029 items, and smooth wrinkle are 1,127 items. Domestic whitening cosmetic market will be extracted high grown-up by development of new materials.
Key words: whitening cosmetics, natural products, plant extract
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