Trichology and Cosmetology

Open journal

ISSN 2771-7461

Essential Oils and Cosmetic Aromatherapy

Saima Siddique*

Saima Siddique, MPhil

Applied Chemistry Research Centre, PCSIR Labs Complex, Lahore 54600, Pakistan; College of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore 54890, Pakistan; Tel. (+92-42) 99230688; 99230695; Fax: (+92-42) 99230705; E-mail:

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