Fundamentals of Ethnic Hair: The Dermatologist's Perspective

Fundamentals of Ethnic Hair: The Dermatologist's Perspective

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Fundamentals of Ethnic Hair: The Dermatologist's Perspective by Crystal Aguh

Written to address the growing trend of hair loss in ethnic populations, The Fundamentals of Ethnic Hair: A Dermatologist's Perspective elucidates the science of curly hair, demystifies prevailing hair styling trends, and presents practical advice for minimizing the harmful effects of these hair styling practices. Written from a dermatologist's perspective, this textbook seamlessly blends science and practical management. Chapters include physical and chemical properties of the hair, thermal and chemical straightening, extensions, razor bumps and special cultural considerations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319833514
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 07/07/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Crystal Aguh, MD, FAAD is Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Johns Hopkins Department of Dermatology. Her main area of focus includes: complex medical dermatology, autoimmune disease, procedural dermatology, medical journalism and international health. In 2014, Dr. Aguh was an ABC news Medical Consultant. Under this role, she wrote medical articles for digital media and scripts for local affiliates. In addition, she served as an assistant producer for medical segments on Good Morning America and World News with David Muir. As a second year resident, Dr. Aguh received an award from the National Medical Association for her research project and presentation called “Exploring Racial Differences in Treatment Regimens for Patients with Late Stage Mycosis Fungoides: A Retrospective Study.” The goal of this study was to discuss potential causes for the increased mortality rates in African American patients with Mycosis Fungoides.


Ginette Okoye MD, FAAD is Director, Ethnic Skin Program and Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Johns Hopkins Department of Dermatology. Her areas of clinical focus include ethnic skin, hidradentitis suppurativa and sarcoidosis. Dr. Okoye serves as the director of the Ethnic Skin Program and the director of the Department of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Dr. Okoye is a board-certified dermatologist who focuses on the skin, hair and nail conditions of people with darker skin tones, such as people of African-American, Asian, Hispanic, Middle Eastern and Native American descent. As director of the Ethnic Skin Program, which she launched in 2010 with Dr. Sewon Kang, she is committed to outstanding clinical care and research in the field of ethnic skin and to community outreach and enrichment. The program focuses on diseases that disproportionately affect people with ethnic skin, such as razor bumps, keloids, hair thinning, sarcoidosis, lupus and mycosis fungoides.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS


Foreword


Preface


PART 1. STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF HAIR


1. Chemical and Physical Properties of Hair: Comparisons between Asian, Black and Caucasian Hair


Alice He and Ginette Okoye


PART 2. AESTHETIC MODIFICATIONS OF ETHNIC HAIR


2. Chemical Modifications of Ethnic Hair


Alessandra Haskin, Ginette A. Okoye, and Crystal Aguh


3. Thermal Modifications of Ethnic Hair


Alessandra Haskin, Crystal Aguh, and Ginette A. Okoye


4. Ethnic Hairstyling Practices and Hair Prostheses I: Dreadlocks


Nashay N. Clemetson


5. Ethnic Hairstyling Practices and Hair Prostheses II: Wigs, Weaves and Other Extensions


Alessandra Haskin and Crystal Aguh


6. Ethnic Hair Care Products


Alessandra Haskin and Crystal Aguh


PART 3. ETHNIC HAIR CARE: APPROACH TO DEVELOPING A HEALTHY HAIR CARE REGIMEN


7. Developing a Healthy Hair Regimen I: Formulating an Optimal Cleansing and Conditioning Regimen


Crystal Aguh


8. Developing a Healthy Hair Regimen II: Transitioning to Chemical-Free Styling (to Natural Hair) and Prevention of Hair Trauma


Rawn Bosley, Chelsea St. Claire, and Kayla St. Claire


PART 4. HAIR AND SCALP DISORDERS SECONDARY TO HAIR CARE PRACTICES


9. Seborrheic Dermatitis


Jean-Claire Powe Dillon, Cynthia O. Anyanwu, and Katherine Omueti Ayoade


10. Scarring Alopecias Related to Hairstyling Practices


Alice He, Alessandra Haskin, and Ginette A. Okoye


11. Pseudofolliculitis Barbae and Acne Keloidalis Nuchae


Chika Agi and Rawn Bosley


PART 5. SPECIAL CULTURAL CONSIDERATIONS


12. Ethnic Hair Considerations for People of African, South Asian, Muslim and Sikh origins


Crystal Aguh, Mamta Jhaveri, Alice He, Ginette A. Okoye, and Nada Elbuluk


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