Antioxidant activity and irritation test of peel off gel mask of pure palm oil as emollient
Syam, Nur Rahmi
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Pure palm oil comes from CPO or crude oil that has been purified and has the chemical content of tocopherols and tootrienols as antioxidants and glycerol as emollients. Therefore pure palm oil is used as a cosmetic product, one of them is peel off gel mask. This study aims to determine antioxidant activity, level of irritation and moisture content of the skin after using a peel off gel mask. Pure palm oil used in the peel off gel mask formulation with a concentration of 1% with a carbomer 940 base. peel off mask test included irritation test, antioxidant activity test and skin moisture test with skin analyzer. Descriptively produced data states that peel off gel pure palm oil mask with carbomer 940 base does not cause irritation and is safe for use with IC50 values of 173.09 and potential for weak antioxidant activity. the value of water content on the skin after the use of a mask is 56,3% with the category moist skin doesnot exceed 46 %.