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The Comprehensive Guide to Skin Care : From Acne to Wrinkles, What to Do (and Not Do) to Stay Healthy and Look Your Best.

Author/Creator:
Campen, Rebecca B.
Publication:
Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (261 pages)
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Non-Ser.
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Subjects:
Skin -- Care and hygiene.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Provides consumers with an accessible introduction to the biology of the skin, covering conditions ranging from acne, rosacea, and sun effects, to the early warning signs of skin cancer Critiques products including exfoliants, astringents, peels, toners, eye creams and night creams, while analyzing the effectiveness of herb treatments, vitamins, and "natural" products Offers an objective assessment of procedures such as Botox injections, chemical peels, and facial resurfacing Takes readers to the frontiers of dermatological research, describing exciting new developments and areas of inquiry.
Contents:
Cover
Contents
PART I: THE TRUTH
1. Getting on the Right Track
2. Successful People Have Good Skin
3. Getting Started: You, Too, Can Have Beautiful Skin
4. Special Care for Hands, Feet, Nails, Hair, Lips, and Elbows
5. Seven Secrets for Sensational Skin
6. Your Amazing Skin
7. When Skin Ages: The Scientific Basis
8. Amazing Transformations in Your Appearance
9. Protect Your Child's Skin
PART II: SORTING TRUTH FROM HYPE
10. Advertisements or Truths?
11. Getting Past the Myths and Hang-Ups
12. Alternative Therapies, Natural Products, Fact or Fiction?
13. New ''Breakthrough Products'': Do They Work?
PART III: A SKIN CARE PROGRAM FOR YOUR SKIN
14. The Healthy Skin Program
PART IV: SKIN PROBLEMS
15. What You Need to Know About Skin Cancer
16. Dry Skin, Chapped Lips, and Mottled Skin
17. Problems with Hair and Scalp
18. Acne, Rosacea, and Other Facial Blemishes
19. Those Awful Warts!
20. Bites and Infestations
21. Unwanted Spots and Growths
22. Rash
23. Skin Infections
24. Other Annoying Problems
25. Chronic Skin Problems
26. Problems In and Around the Mouth
27. Skin Changes in Pregnancy
28. Common Problems in Children
PART V: THE FUTURE
29. Oh Crystal Ball, What Is the Future for Us All?
30. Hot Areas of Scientific Research That Will Change Skin Care
31. New Breakthroughs
32. Learning from the Simplest Organisms
33. The New Genomic Era-How It Will Impact Skin Care
34. Renewing Our Body: Stem Cells and Tissue Transplantation
35. Tissue Engineering-Making a New Body Part
36. Nanotechnology-A Whole New World
37. Medical Tourism-A Vacation and a Face Lift?
38. Taking Technology Home
39. The Case for Vitamin D
40. The Finishing Touch
Appendix
Notes
References
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
MD, Rebecca B.
Other format:
Print version: Campen, Rebecca B. The Comprehensive Guide to Skin Care
ISBN:
9780313378874
9780313378867
OCLC:
647833907