Personal care is the industry which manufactures consumer products used in personal hygiene and for beautification. Subsectors of personal care include personal hygiene and cosmetics. There is a distinction between personal hygienic items, which are necessities, and cosmetics, which are luxury goods solely used for beautification. Personal care includes products as diverse as cleansing pads, colognes, cotton swabs, cotton pads, deodorant, eye liner, facial tissue,hair clippers, lip gloss, lipstick, lotion, makeup, nail files, pomade, perfumes, shaving cream, moisturizer, talcum powder, toothpaste,etc.
With the development of society and the advance of the human civilization, chemicals have become a vital item for every household. They play an integral part in physically and spiritually satisfying the demand of human being. Home care products mainly include surface cleaners, laundry detergents, fabric care agents, tableware detergents, etc. They are mainly used in household and public cleaning products. Surfactants, solvents, fragrances, conditioners, chelates, thickener, enzymes and other chemical additives are all different types of home care chemicals.