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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 / / Rebecca B. Campen

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Autore: Campen Rebecca B Visualizza persona
Titolo: The comprehensive guide to skin care : from acne to wrinkles, what to do (and not do) to stay healthy and look your best / / Rebecca B. Campen Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Westport, Conn. : , : Praeger, , 2009
London : , : Bloomsbury Publishing (UK), , 2024
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (vi, 250 pages)
Disciplina: 646.726
Soggetto topico: Beauty, Personal
Skin - Aging
Skin - Care and hygiene
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: 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
Sommario/riassunto: 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.
Titolo autorizzato: The comprehensive guide to skin care  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 979-84-00-62985-3
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910826911103321
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