APPLICATION OF NANOFIBER IN COSMECEUTICAL ARENA
Arnab Moitra* and Adrita Mondal
Nanofiber is the broadest class of nanomaterial with various unique application in multidimensional fields. The unique properties of nanofiber are high surface area to volume ratio, small pore size, low diameter, high strength value and high porosity makes it an excellent nanomaterial and has a great use in cosmeceutical area. It is used in facial masks, deodorants, treatment for alopecia, as a wound dressings material and for drug delivery purposes. Nanofiber has a high surface area due to which a good amount of drug can be entrapped and used for extended releases purpose. Nanofiber used in wound healing dressings mainly contains antibacterial drugs are much more effective than the commercially available marketed products. In this article, a brief description is given about the nanofiber properties, production method and the novel application of nanofiber in cosmeceutical arena.
Keywords: Nanofiber, facial mask, wound healing, alopecia, wound dressings.
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