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Skin Care: Beyond the Basics, 3e is an excellent resource for esthetic students seeking practical information and the latest in skin care breakthroughs. Written by one of the country's most noted skin care specialists, this revised text offers expert instruction in an easy-to-understand manner, and provides bottom-line advice for results-oriented treatment of many frequently seen conditions. Providing real-world information in a science-based format, this text presents new and updated content on acne, aging treatment, rosacea management, sensitive skin care, and plastic surgery patient care. New information on non-invasive anti-aging programs and new ingredient technologies are presented, as well as new photos to aid in skin analysis and the identification of various conditions. The text presents numerous examples and application techniques throughout, which can be utilized in daily practice. This is a must-have resource for students interested in obtaining practical information on conditions they will see every day as practicing estheticians.
Chapter 1: Advanced Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin Chapter 2: Hygeine and Sterilizatin Techniques Chapter 3: The Immune System Chapter 4: AIDS and Communicable Diseases Chapter 5: Hormones Chapter 6: Skin Analysis Chapter 7: Recognize and Refer Medical Conditions Chapter 8: Essential Knowledge of Chemistry Chapter 9: Cosmetic Chemistry and Functional Ingredients Chapter 10: Performance Ingredients and Active Ingredients Chapter 11: Skin-Care Products Chapter 12: Claims in Cosmetics Chapter 13: Sensitive Skin, Allergies and Irritants Chapter 14: Rosacea Chapter 15: Acne and the Esthetician Chapter 16: Comedogenicity Chapter 17: Extraction Chapter 18: The Intrinsic Aging Process Chapter 19: Sun and Sun Damage Chapter 20: The New Science of Aging Skin Treatment Chapter 21: Chemical Peeling and Exfoliation Chapter 22: Treating the Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Patient Chapter 23: Cosmetic Medecine and Medical Relations Chapter 24: The Scientific Approach
Posted March 3, 2009
I wanted to know how creams and lotions worked on the skin and this book explains it very well. After reading this book I know I can buy an over the counter product, if it contains certain ingredients, it will work as well as an expensive cream.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.