Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary

by Natalia Michalun (Author), Varinia Michalun (Author)

Book Description
The second edition of this thorough reference is an invaluable tool for
assessing cosmetic products, addressing both the quality of the product and the
effect it has on the skin. Since a product's ultimate purpose is to benefit the
skin, it is crucial to have an understanding of how the skin works, how and why
a product may or may not penetrate it, and what care individual skin types and
conditions may require. It is difficult to discuss product ingredients without
correlating product performance to skin function. An expanded section on skin
physiology and chemical concepts enables the reader to better understand product
performance through a thorough explanation of how chemicals and ingredients
interact. The various skin types, conditions, and appropriate ingredients for
treatments provide a quick reference to address clients' needs. This enlarged
second edition contains over 2,000 ingredients including 200 new and updated
entries. Expanded information on antioxidants and their stability, new
discussion on aging and sensitive skin, and function of SPF and new sunblock
ingredients offering full spectrum sunscreen and sunblock for both UVA and UVB
rays has been added.

Product Details

Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Milady; 2 edition (December 29, 2000)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1562536605



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