Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology & Environmental Sciences Paper

Vol.13, Issue 1, 2011; Page No.(213-216)

EVALUATION OF SOME MARKETED FACEPACKS AND CAKES FOR MICROBIAL LOAD

S.B. KULKARNI, N.D. BAJPAI AND V.S. MEGHRE

Abstract

Face Packs are one of the very popular skin care products which are used by majority of consumers to maintain beauty and improve the skin condition. Various raw materials of natural origin are used to prepare face packs therefore, consumers consider them as safe and do not even suspect of any hidden danger lurking in such products. In order to verify the safety, Microbiological analysis of one of the main ingredient used in the face pack i.e., fullers earth clay (Soil origin) and marketed samples of face packs containing fullers earth was carried in the laboratory. It was revealed that these products are heavily contaminated with microorganisms calling for stringent microbiological standards from consumers safety point.

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