Milady's Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary / Edition 3

Milady's Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary / Edition 3

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by Natalia Michalun, Varinia Michalun
     
 

ISBN-10: 1435480201

ISBN-13: 9781435480209

Pub. Date: 06/12/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Milady's Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary, third edition, is a multi-purpose resource for cosmetic professionals and consumers alike. Part one puts cosmetics in the context of skin care. It provides an overview of skin physiology. In order to understand how and why a product works it is essential to understand how the skin works. It gives an overview

Overview


Milady's Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary, third edition, is a multi-purpose resource for cosmetic professionals and consumers alike. Part one puts cosmetics in the context of skin care. It provides an overview of skin physiology. In order to understand how and why a product works it is essential to understand how the skin works. It gives an overview of the complexity of cosmetic chemistry particularly with respect to product penetration, and highlights the current challenges facing cosmetic formulators. In addition, it offers comprehensive discussion of the various skin types and conditions in order to help professionals in their product selection. Lastly, it defines common cosmetic industry terminology used by cosmetic manufacturers, professional estheticians, marketers and the media. The second part is dedicated to helping cosmetic users identify the function and purpose of specific ingredients. It is an alphabetical dictionary that lists and describes not only active principles but all other categories of ingredients that comprise a skin care cosmetic. As scientific knowledge of skin physiology and cosmetic chemistry advances, so do cosmetic products. This volume puts everything in context in an easy to read, easy to understand, user-friendly format.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435480209
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/12/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: The Skin. 1: Skin Physiology. 2: Product Penetration. 3: Skin Types and Skin Conditions. 4: Definition of Terms. Part II: Product Ingredients. Part III: Appendix - Botanical Latin Names.

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Milady's Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Linny2234 More than 1 year ago
This is a really good book that tells you what you need to know about your skin however I found that there was some ingredients that I wanted to know about that were missing =(. Whatever you do get express shipping normal shipping takes a lot longer if you are in Australia.