Surfactants in Cosmetic Chemistry

Dr. Camille Sasik

Staff Scientist

Johnson & Johnson, Co.

Skilman, New Jersey


Tuesday, March 4th, at 4:30 5:30 p.m.

Ruhl Student Center, Community Room




A high level overview of human skin structure followed by a description of the science and technology that goes into lotions and cleansers, with a focus on polymer and surfactant systems and possibly delivery of actives.  Also discussed will be skin care applications, focusing mainly on formulations for acne treatments. 



Dr. Camille Sasik is currently a Staff Scientist in the Clear Skin Platform at Johnson & Johnson Consumer and Personal Products Worldwide in Skillman NJ since Nov 2006.  The Clear Skin Platform develops new technologies for use in acne formulations and we support Neutrogena and Clean & Clear brands.  Prior to working at Johnson & Johnson, I was a laboratory consultant for the
Zambia/Emory HIV Research Project in Lusaka, Zambia and spent 2 years as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Cosmetic Toxicology Branch at the FDA.  I received my PhD in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2003.

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