Beyond Soap: The Real Truth About What You Are Doing to Your Skin and How to Fix It for a Beautiful, Healthy Glow

Beyond Soap: The Real Truth About What You Are Doing to Your Skin and How to Fix It for a Beautiful, Healthy Glow

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780735233607
Publisher: Penguin Canada
Publication date: 05/15/2018
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 251,031
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

DR. SANDY SKOTNICKI is the founder of Toronto's Bay Dermatology Centre and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, divisions of Dermatology and Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Toronto. She is a consultant dermatologist at Toronto's St. Michael's Hospital. A well-known expert on skin allergy, Dr. Skotnicki has been quoted in FlareElle CanadaChatelaine, and The Globe and Mail. Her television and radio appearances include ET Canada, CTV, CityTV, Global News, CBC Radio, The National and CBC national news.

Christopher Shulgan is a bestselling, award-winning writer who specializes in collaborating with fascinating people. He lives in Toronto.

Table of Contents

Introduction: An Epidemic 1

1 Do You Have Problem Skin? 11

2 The Cleanliness Obsession 21

3 Damaging Our Body's Natural Armour 39

4 Getting Skeptical About Marketing 67

5 Smoke for Your Skin Problem Ingredients 87

6 The Product Elimination Diet 141

7 A Common Sense Guide to Cleansing the Skin 175

8 Skincare for Babies, Children and Jeans 197

9 Minimalist Skincare, Fighting Aging Preserving Skin Health and Enhancing Beauty 215

10 The Future of Skincare 247

Acknowledgments 263

Notes 265

Index 287

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Beyond Soap: The Real Truth About What You Are Doing to Your Skin and How to Fix It for a Beautiful, Healthy Glow 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
RobinWillson More than 1 year ago
What you don’t know CAN hurt you. I have an autoimmune disease, and I am very sensitive to a lot of things. More and more of us are. Especially chemicals. I had not thought about how many chemicals are in our soap, lotions, shampoo, conditioners, deodorants and other products that we use daily. Something else to think about, those in gels, shampoos and conditioners flow over our entire body when we take a shower – and may irritate. They're finding that many bacteria are not only safe, but necessary, and we're killing them with these products. Sandy is a practicing dermatologist and has run into many cases where chemicals have caused terrible problems for people. She has written a detailed explanation as to what products – including those listed as NATURAL – can be harmful, right down to what to watch out for. I learned a lot from this book and have been putting her advice into practice. I’ve purchased some of the products on her recommended list, and have seen great improvement. This book is an investment in your health and wellbeing! I highly recommend it. #BeyondSoap #NetGalley Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the Netgalley bloggers book review program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”.