The 'Magic' of Cosmetic Chemistry's 4th Year
isn’t the only place young students can learn about magic
Kumari, PhD, an assistant professor in
at the University of Cincinnati (UC) James L. Winkle College of
Pharmacy, hosted her 4th annual ‘Magic of Cosmetic
Chemistry’ workshop on Saturday, March 31.
workshop is designed to give high school students an inside look at
how cosmetic lotions, creams, body washes and lip gloss are made
and to also foster interest in the sciences.
55 registrants, from over a dozen local schools attended with about
20 adult volunteers, participated. In addition to guest
speakers, there were hands-on lab sessions in the UC Academic
Health Center’s Medical Sciences Building.
is a colloidal cosmetic chemist whom says she believes "the
true mystery of the "science” is the visible, not the
area high schools represented were Woodward, Winton Hills, Walnut
Hills, Miamisburg, Covington, Schroeder, Hughes, Kilgore and
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