School of Cosmetic Science

Thailand is primed to become a cosmetic and beauty hub of innovation in ASEAN. The School of Cosmetic Science, Mae Fah Luang University aims to produce graduates to support the manpower for the growing cosmetic industry in Thailand and around the world. Our cosmetic science curricula are designed to provide fundamental, advanced knowledge as well as to keep students updated with the rapidly evolving cosmetic industry. The School uses the English language as a taught medium and was the first in Thailand to offer such degrees at an educational institution including Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. levels. It is an ideal place to open a gateway to becoming an expert in beauty advisors and the cosmetic industry.

List of All Study Programmes

  • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Beauty Technology
    • Cosmetic Science
  • Master’s Degree
    • Cosmetic Science
    • Creative Innovation in Cosmetic Science
  • Doctoral Degree
    • Creative Innovation in Cosmetic Science


Assoc.Prof. Dr.Mayuree Kanlayavattanakul

Assoc.Prof. Dr.Mayuree Kanlayavattanakul

Lecturer in Cosmetic Science

Tel: +66 (0) 5391 6832


Ph.D. Pharmacology and Natural Products, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
B. Pharm Pharmacy (1st Honor), Chiang Mai University, Thailand      



  • Formulation of cosmetic, cosmeceutical and spa products
  • Preparation and biological activities testing of natural extracts and aroma ingredients
  • Clinical evaluation of cosmeceutical products
  • Delivery system; microemulsion and nanoemulsion

Kanlayavattanakul M, Chongnativisit W, Lourith N, Chaikul P. Phenolic-rich Pomegranate Peel Extract: In Vitro, Cellular, and In Vivo Activities for Skin Hyperpigmentation Treatment. Planta Med. 2020. doi: 10.1055/a-1170-7785.

Lourith N, Kanlayavattanakul M. Development of para rubber seed oil as the efficient makeup remover. Braz. J. Pharm. Sci. 56(2020): e18029 doi:10.15990/s2175-979019000418029.

Inman C, Lourith N, Kanlayavattanakul M. Alternative application approach on black bean: hair coloring product. Chem. Biol. Technol. Agric. 7(2020): 2 doi:10.1186/s40538- 019-0163-2.

Lourith N, Kanlayavattanakul M, Chaikul P. Planting ideas: upcycled rubber seed offers a renewable cosmetic ingredient. Cosmetics and Toiletries Magazine. 135(Mar): 56-63, 2020.

Lourith N, Kanlayavattanakul M. Improved stability of butterfly pea anthocyanins with biopolymeric walls. J. Cosmet. Sci. 71: 1-10, 2020.

Lourith N, Kanlayavattanakul M. Formulation and clinical evaluation of the standardized Litchi chinensis extract for skin hyperpigmentation and aging treatments. Ann. Pharm Fr. 78: 142-149, 2020.

Lourith N, Kanlayavattanakul M. Spinach hydrogels delivered saturated skin. Cosmetics and Toiletries Magazine 134(Feb):49-55, 2019.

Kanlayavattanakul M, Lourith N, Chaikul P. Youth in yield: Jasmine rice extract whitens, protects and smooths skin. Cosmetics and Toiletries Magazine. 134(May): 26-33, 2019.

Kanlayavatanakul M, Pawakongbun P, Lourith N. Dendrobium orchid polysaccharide extract: preparation, characterization and in vivo skin hydrating efficacy. Chinese Herb. Med. 11: 400-405, 2019.

Setsiripakdee A, Lourith N, Kanlayavattanakul M. In vitro and in vivo removal efficacies of a formulated pumpkin seed oil makeup remover. J. Surfactants Deterg. 22: 1461-1467, 2019.

Pongsakornpaisan P, Lourith N, Kanlayavattanakul M. Anti-sebum efficacy of guava toner: a split-face, randomized, single-blind placebo-controlled study. J. Cosmet. Dermatol. 18: 1737-1741, 2019.

Kanlayavattanakul M, Lourith N. Cosmetics: active polymers. In Mirshra M, Encyclopedia of Polymer, pp. 705-721. Florida, CRC Press: 2019.

Kanlayavattanakul M, Lourith N. Orchid extracts and cosmetic benefits. In Merillon JM, Kodja H. Orchids Phytochemistry, Biology and Horticulture. Reference Series in Phytochemistry, pp. 1-18. Springer, Cham: 2020, doi:10.1007/978-3-030-11257-8_22-1.

Lourith N, Kanlayavattanakul M. Tissue engineering: polymeric dermal filler. . In: Encyclopedia of Polymer (Ed.; Mirshra M). CRC Press: Florida, pp. 2676-2682, 2019.

Kanlayavattanakul M, Lourith N. Cosmetics: active polymers. In: Encyclopedia of Polymer (Ed.; Mirshra M). CRC Press: Florida, pp. 705-721, 2019. 

Contact School

School of Cosmetic Science

Mae Fah Luang University

333 Moo1, Thasud, Muang, Chiang Rai 57100
0 5391 6830
0 5391 6831