GELATIN AS A FACIAL MASK
MRS. MA. FE Z. MOSCOSO
Table of Contents
A. Background of the Study
B. Objectives/ Statement of the Problem
C. Scope and Delimitation of the Study
D. Significance of the Study
E. Definition of Terms
Review of Related Literature
Background of the Study
John Keats says that, “a thing of beauty is a joy forever.” Human, in nature, is vain in all aspects, especially in the physical component. We try different things and means in order to maintain, enhance and preserve beauty.
Nowadays, people value physical beauty more than attitudes, character, and even education. For they have different perspectives regarding the importance of it. For some, they consider it as an edge among others. To some, it is an asset that lifts up their self-confidence and self-value. While for others, it is their means of living.
There are two ways to improve oneself: first, through the natural means and the other through artificial ways. According to Dumlao (2008), she stated that facials here in the Philippines are not done in the dermatologists’ clinics rather in the beauty salons. For the latter sprouted like bushes often offer affordable skin and facial treatment services.
Moreover, Dr. Grace Beltran, a dermatologist at St. Luke's Hospital, encourages Filipinos to go to a dermatologist for their needs, just to make sure they are really getting their money's worth and are not exposing themselves to unnecessary risks for facials can also lead to life-threatening conditions like meningitis if not done properly.
Although through surgeries, one could easily enhance your beauty, but it is very risky in terms of our health. But through using natural method, it is practical, less-risky and natural. Thus, these are the reasons why I came up with this study.
Objectives/Statement of the Problem
This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of the gelatin as used as facial mask.
Specifically, this study sought substantial answer to this question: 1. Is the Gelatin an effective ingredient in making a homemade facial mask? 2. Is the condensed milk help to enhance the effectiveness of the gelatin as a homemade facial mask?
Scope and Delimitation of the Study
This study is conducted during the school year 2011-2012. It aimed to know only the effectiveness of gelatin as a facial mask.
The data will be obtained through experimentation.
Significance of the Study
The result of the study is significant to the following people: first to the teenagers, then to the mothers and all the women who wanted to have practical, effective and safe means of enhancing oneself. This facial mask is non-allergenic, cheap and natural.
Definition of Terms
For clarity and better understanding of this study, the following terms were conceptually and operationally defined: Gelatin --is a translucent, colorless, brittle (when dry), flavorless solid substance, derived from the collagen inside animals' skin and bones. It is commonly used as a gelling agent in food, pharmaceuticals, photography, and cosmetic manufacturing (Wikipedia, 2011). In this study, “gelatin” referred to the substance being studied.
Facial Mask, is a creamy paste (or gel) applied to the entire, already-cleansed face. It often contains minerals, vitamins, essential oils, and/or fruit extracts (e.g., cactus, cucumber, etc.)(Wikipedia, 2011).
In this study, “facial mask” referred to the paste applied on the face that is being studied.
Review of Related Literature
People have different perspectives and standards for physical beauty. Their environment, race, ethnicity and culture are considered as factors in these points of views. As matter of fact, local and international beauty contests and pageants are one of the most awaited events in the media witnessed by millions of viewers, especially the Miss Universe Pageant....
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