Jalandhar April 5 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- R. Venkatraman Chemical Society of Chemistry Department of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar in collaboration with Beauty and Wellness Hub, PG Department of Cosmetology, organized a workshop on the topic “Beauty Through Lens of Chemistry” under the able guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs) Ajay Sareen. 80 students from Science and Cosmetology were benefitted from this workshop which was conducted under the DBT-Star College Scheme. Dr. Neelam Sharma, Head of Chemistry Department, Mrs. Deepshikha, Incharge, R. Venkatraman Chemical Society and Ms. Mukti of Department of Cosmetology welcomed Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs) Ajay Sareen by lightning the lamp and giving planter. Students of Cosmetology presented homemade cleanser, toner and moisturizer to Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen.
In the workshop, hands on training and how to check the pH of cosmetics like toner, moisturizer, shampoo, hair serum, face serum, cleanser etc. was conducted. Students were made aware about how chemistry and beauty work together. A Poster Making Competition was also organized in which students participated with great zeal and enthusiasm. Through posters they explained about the various ingredients and chemicals present in cosmetics. Dr. Neelam Sharma, Head, Chemistry Department and Mrs. Deepshikha, Incharge, R. Venkatraman Chemical Society stressed on the need to know the role of pH in cosmetics as pH is an important factor to decide the quality of cosmetic products and it should match with the pH of human skin.
Ms. Mukti Arora of Department of Cosmetology gave basic knowledge of skin
Ms. Mukti Arora of Department of Cosmetology gave basic knowledge of skin, importance of daily skin care regime and benefits of homemade herbal products and also told the adverse effects of various chemicals of beauty products along with importance of checking PH level of products before using it. Ms. Aditi, Asst. Prof. in Cosmetology, Samridhi and Mandira, students of cosmetology gave the demonstration of making of home made cleansers, toners, moisturizers, scrubs for different types of skin. Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen appreciated such interdisciplinary workshop and motivated to organize such more programmes in future.
Dr. Vandna Thakur and Ms. Tanisha made the judgment for the poster completion and 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes were awarded to Simarjeet Kaur, Alka and Jasleen Kaur respectively. Dean Academics Dr. Seema Marwaha and Ms. Manpreet from Cosmetology Department were also present.