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Overview

Smart Face by Susan Goodman

If you want to have beautiful and healthy skin and are tired of spending money searching for that "magic potion," Smart Face will give you the inside track to saving money and saving face--regardless of your age.

With the sound medical and consumer-product advice in this book, you'll be able to read between the lines of beauty-product advertisements and know what to believe and what not to believe. Dr. Goodman also explains why the most expensive skin-care products are not always the best.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780138143770
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 10/21/1988
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionxi
Part 1Understanding Facial Skin
1Facial Skin Through the Years, Seasons, and Days3
2Structure of the Skin--Learning About the Layers9
3Lines, Wrinkles, and Crinkles--The Big Concern14
4Pores--Can You Shrink Them?19
5Dry Skin23
6Oily Skin29
Part 2Skin Care
7Advertising Claims, Special Ingredients, Labeling, and Skin Rejuvenation35
8Sun Damage--Sun Protection49
9Daily Cleansing--The Simple, Inexpensive Way60
10Skin Treatments72
11Moisturizing81
12Facial Skin Cosmetics--Foundations, Blushers, and Powders95
13Fixing Wrinkles108
Part 3Skin Problems
14Breakout Problems--Acne115
15Seborrheic Dermatitis128
16Adverse Reactions to Cosmetics134
17Eyelid Dermatitis139
18Pigmentation Problems145
19Facial Blood Vessels151
20Perioral Dermatitis153
21Rosacea (Acne Rosacea)155
22Facial Growths and Spots160
23Facial Hair164
In Conclusion171
AppendixConsumer Product Information173
Index201

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