Introduction to Home Economics

Complexity: Standard

<h1><strong>INTRODUCTION TO HOME ECONOMICS</strong></h1> CONTENT <ol> <li>Meaning of Home Economics</li> <li>Scope (Areas in Home Economics)</li> <li>Careers in Home Economics</li> <li>Importance of Home Economics to the Family</li> <li>Importance of Home Economics to the Nation</li> </ol>   <h2><strong>Meaning of Home Economics</strong></h2> Home Economics can be defined as a field that is concerned with improving family life. It does this by: (i) finding out the needs of individuals and families. (ii) finding ways of meeting individuals and families. (iii) preparing people for family living and employment.   <h2><strong>Scope (Areas in Home Economics)</strong></h2> Home Economics is made up of many areas. These areas can be grouped into seven major areas. <strong>The seven areas in home economics are:</strong> (i) Foods and Nutrition: This deals with the study of foods and their nutrients.

Production of Cosmetics and Deodorants

Complexity: Standard

<h1><strong>PRODUCTION OF COSMETICS AND DEODORANTS</strong></h1> CONTENT <ol> <li>Meaning of Cosmetics</li> <li>Meaning of Deodorants</li> <li>Meaning of Anti-perspirants</li> <li>Types of Cosmetics</li> <li>Materials and Tools for Making Cosmetics</li> </ol>   <h2><strong>Meaning of Cosmetics</strong></h2> <strong>Cosmetics</strong> are substances which we apply on our faces, hair or bodies to look more attractive e.g. body creams and oils, nails vanishes, etc. We can also call them make-ups. Other examples of make-up are shampoo, hair conditioner, perfume, powder, soap, cream, lotion, nail vanishes, lips sticks, body cream body oils etc. <img class="size-full wp-image-33839 aligncenter" src="" alt="Production of Cosmetics and Deodorants" width="352" height="202" /> <h2><strong>Meaning of Deodorants</strong></h2> <strong>Deodorants</strong> are substances that are put on the skin to prevent the body from having an unpleasant smell. Examples are roll-on, spay, sticks, perfume etc. <img class="size-full wp-image-33840 aligncenter" src="" alt="Production of Cosmetics and Deodorants" width="301" height="224" /> <h2><strong>Meaning of Anti-perspirants</strong></h2>

Meaning and Signs of Puberty

Complexity: Standard

<h1><strong>MEANING AND SIGNS OF PUBERTY</strong></h1> CONTENT <ol> <li>Meaning of Puberty and Adolescence</li> <li>Signs of Puberty</li> </ol>   <h2>Meaning of Puberty and Adolescence</h2> <h3><strong>Meaning of Puberty</strong></h3> <strong>Puberty</strong> is the short span of time which marks the beginning of sexual maturation. The period differs between boys and girls. Boys reach puberty at the age of fourteen years while girls reach it at about twelve years of age.   <h3><strong>Signs of Puberty</strong></h3> Boys and girls have different signs and body changes during puberty. <h4><strong>Body Changes in Males (Boys)</strong></h4> <ol> <li>Boy's voice breaks and becomes deeper.</li> <li>Hair starts to grow on and around the genital organs, under the armpits and beard around the jaw.</li>

Regulatory Control of Cosmetic Products in Nigeria

Complexity: Standard

<h1><strong>REGULATORY CONTROL OF COSMETIC PRODUCTS IN NIGERIA</strong></h1> CONTENT <ol> <li>Regulatory Control of Cosmetic Products in Nigeria</li> <li>The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC)</li> <li>Functions of NAFDAC</li> <li>Other Roles of Regulatory Bodies of Cosmetic Products</li> </ol>   <h2><strong>Regulatory Control of Cosmetic Products in Nigeria</strong></h2> Cosmetic products both locally produced and produced must be safe for human use. The agency of government responsible for certifying them safe and of good quality is the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC). <br> <h2><strong>The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC)</strong></h2> National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) is a government agency responsible for the formulation of food standards and laws, their enforcement and implementation. <img class="size-full wp-image-33843 aligncenter" src="" alt="Regulatory Control of Cosmetics Products in Nigeria" width="258" height="254" /> <br> <h3><strong>Functions of NAFDAC</strong></h3> Functions of NAFDAC include;

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