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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2020, Volume : 13, Issue : 8
First page : ( 3598) Last page : ( 3602)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00636.8

Formulation and evaluation of emulgel for the treatment of acne

Chauhan Shikha Baghel*

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Amity Institute of Pharmacy, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: shikha.pharma@gmail.com

Online published on 16 September, 2020.

Abstract

Objective: This study was aimed at developing a stable and easily manufactured emulgel including green tea extract and avocado oil that is effective on the barrier function and hydration of the skin. Methods: Five formulations were prepared. An emulgel formulation containing 20% green tea extract and 5% avocado oil was designed as a result of pre-formulation studies. F2 was found to have best antiacne property. In vivo studies on twelve female subjects were evaluated by using non-invasive skin bioengineering techniques. Results: Finally, a cosmetically acceptable, stable and effective emulgel formulation for skin barrier function with good hydrating properties was obtained for skin hydration, protection and anti-acne purposes. Conclusion: An Emulgel containing green tea extract and avocado oil was developed which had the promising potential to be used for Acne treatment.

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Keywords

Emulgel, Green tea extract, Avocado oil, Hydrating, Anti-acne.

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