Handbook of cosmetic skin care [electronic resource] /
edited by Avi Shai, Howard I. Maibach, Robert Baran.
2nd ed.
London : Informa Healthcare, c2009.
xii, 295 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
0415467187 (pbk.), 9780415467186 (pbk.)
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London : Informa Healthcare, c2009.
0415467187 (pbk.)
9780415467186 (pbk.)
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
general note
Rev. ed of: Handbook of cosmetic skin care / Avi Shai, Howard I. Maibach, Robert Baran. 2001.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Main Description
The acclaimed Handbook of Cosmetic Skin Care is now available in a Second Edition that examines all currently available cosmetic treatments.Discussing the latest research in cosmetic science, this easy-to-read guide keeps the cosmetic dermatologist and plastic surgeon ahead of the curve. Clear terminology and generous illustrations enable further exploration of the science and practical aspects of this ever-evolving field.
Main Description
The Handbook of Cosmetic Skin Care describes the main types of treatments available for the skin, nails and hair, and explains how they should be used, with clear language and extensive illustrations to highlight its points. This text is an indispensable resource, providing a wealth of information for any professional in this field.
Main Description
Cosmetics are increasingly tending towards being medications, and it can often be hard, even for a professional in the field, to assess the suitability and effectiveness of the range of products and procedures available. This acclaimed fully illustrated and highly readable handbook discusses the main types of treatment available for the skin, hair and nails. It explains how these treatments are used and how they act, including descriptions of the active ingredients involved. Special emphasis is given to preventive measures. All those wishing to broaden their knowledge of cosmetics and skin care, or those already working in the beauty care and skin care industries, will find this book a clear and simple guide to the medical and scientific aspects of skin, hair and nail care.
Table of Contents
Contributorsp. ix
Notes for the Readerp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xii
Cosmetics and Cosmetic Preparations: Basic Definitionsp. 1
Skin Structurep. 4
Principles in the Preparation of Medical and Cosmetic Productsp. 14
Skin Moisture and Moisturizersp. 24
Skin Cleansingp. 34
Creams and Liquid Emulsions for Facial Cleansingp. 41
Facial Cleansing Masksp. 43
Skin Aging and Its Managementp. 46
Acnep. 58
Sun and the Skinp. 77
Networks of Blood Vessels on the Skinp. 92
Cellulitep. 98
Injection Lipolysis: A New Method of Body Contouringp. 102
Inflammation, Dermatitis, and Cosmeticsp. 106
Skin Tumorsp. 115
Active Ingredients in Cosmetic Preparationsp. 131
Retinoic Acidp. 143
¿-Hydroxy Acidsp. 148
ß-Hydroxy and Polyhydroxy Acidsp. 155
Bleaching and Bleaching Preparationsp. 158
Astringentsp. 166
Preparations Used in Dermatologyp. 168
Liposomesp. 175
Chemical Skin Peelingp. 179
Laser and Light Treatments in Dermatology and Their Cosmetic Applicationsp. 187
Fillers and Soft Tissue Augmentationp. 193
Cosmetic Use of Botulinum Toxinp. 201
Mesotherapyp. 207
Camouflaging Skin Lesions and Other Disfiguring Conditionsp. 212
Hair Structure and Its Carep. 220
Shampoop. 229
Hair Conditionersp. 237
Methods for Temporary Hair Removalp. 241
Permanent Hair Removal: Electrolysisp. 249
Nailsp. 257
Applying Cosmetic Preparations to the Face and Neckp. 266
Camouflaging Disfiguring Conditionsp. 268
Fragile Nailsp. 271
Glossaryp. 273
Indexp. 283
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