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Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary


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Milady's Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary, 4th Edition is more than just a dictionary of cosmetic ingredients; it is a guide to understanding skin types and skin physiology, product formulation and how cosmetic products interact with the skin. For ease of use, this book is split into three parts. Part 1 includes a basic explanation of skin anatomy and physiology, including skin types, conditions and problems. This knowledge is critical for understanding product performance. Definitions of common terms used in skin care formulation are also provided. Part 2 contains an alphabetical listing of more than 2,300 cosmetic ingredients with accompanying definitions that help identify the function and purpose of each ingredient with Part 3 offering a reference of Botanical Latin names for commonly used ingredients. This is an invaluable resource that will assist in making well-informed decisions regarding skin care ingredients and cosmetic products.

About the Author

Natalia Michalun was an international dermo-cosmetic expert and educator. She had lectured to medical and esthetics professionals in more than 35 countries, and has been recognized for her in-depth knowledge and ability to share complex skin care concepts clearly and precisely. A graduate in Chemistry from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Natalia has sat on the board of the EU's COLIPA, and the California State Board of Cosmetology. In 1980 she founded the first school for advanced esthetics in Northern California, in addition to having one of the region's largest esthetics salons. Her articles appear in professional magazines throughout the world.

Table of Contents

Part I: SKINCARE AND COSMETICS. Introduction. 1. Skin Anatomy and Physiology. 2. Skin Types, Conditions and Problems. 3. How Products Work. 4. Definition of Terms. Part II: PRODUCT INGREDIENTS. Part III:BOTANICAL LATIN NAMES

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Michalun, M. Varinia
Milady Publishing
Michalun, Varinia
Michalun, Natalia
DiNardo, Joseph C.
General Health & Fitness
Beauty and Fashion-Beauty General
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