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A Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients: Fifth Edition (Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients)

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Publisher Comments:

The fifth edition of this classic guide, first published in 1978, continues the tradition of being the most up-to-date, complete, and trusted reference for taking the guesswork out of choosing safe and effective cosmetics and toiletries.
The more than 6,000 entries include 1,400 newly developed chemicals (along with hundreds more whose names have been changed by the manufacturers since the last edition of this book was published in 1994). Virtually every chemical found in toiletries and cosmetics, from body and face creams to toothpaste, hand lotion, shaving cream, shampoo, soap, perfume, and makeup, is evaluated, including those ingredients marketed as being all natural, for children, and for people of color. The book's alphabetical arrangement makes it easy to look up the ingredients in the products you use.

With more substances than ever in products we use every day--and with the continuing deregulation of the cosmetics industry--this book is more indispensable than ever.

About the Author

Ruth Winter, M.S., is an award-winning science writer who is nationally known for her many books and for her magazine articles in Family Circle, Woman's Day, Omni, and Reader's Digest. She is also the author of A Consumer's Dictionary of Food Additives and A Consumer's Dictionary of Medicines: Prescription, Over-the-Counter, Homeopathic, and Herbal.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780609803677
Subtitle:
Fifth Edition
Author:
Winter, Ruth
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press (CA)
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
Consumer Behavior - Consumer Guides
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - General
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - Cosmetics
Subject:
Cosmetics
Subject:
Ccsmetacs
Subject:
Cosmetics -- Dictionaries.
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 470-472.
Series:
Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients
Publication Date:
July 1999
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.07x5.21x1.03 in. .83 lbs.

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