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Black Skin Care for the Practicing Professional / Edition 1

Black Skin Care for the Practicing Professional / Edition 1

by Angelo P. Thrower, Henry Gambino, Thrower


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This comprehensive new book is for the skin care professional who understands the basic fundamentals of skin care. Readers will learn how to care for the distinctive features of black skin using state of the art techniques, sound nutritional practices, and client consultation and analysis. This book also includes an informative chapter on the unique aspects of black hair and nails and includes suggestions for alternative care methods, such as massage, herbs, and essential oils. Just some of what you will learn includes:

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781562533526
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/05/1998
Series: Cosmetology Ser.
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 235
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

A practicing dermatologist, Thrower has his own ethnic skin care line. A graduate of University of Miami's School of Medicine & George Washington University, he has appeared in print, radio & TV. Dollars & Sense rated him one of the top 5 young black entrepreneurs and, in 1994, the City of Miami gave him a proclamation for his work in black skin care.

Henry J. Gambino has a PhD in Cosmetology Science from Columbia Pacific University and is a consultant to the skin care industry. He is a former salon owner, esthetician, lecturer, and author on skin care and related subjects.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Black Skin Care. Black Skin Structure and Function. Black Skin Conditions and Disorders. Caring for Black Skin. Caring for Black Hair and Nails. Makeup for Black Skin. Products for Black Skin Care. Herbs, Essential Oils and Sea Products. The Importance of Nutrition. Appendix. Glossary/Index.

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