UNDERSTAND WHAT INGREDIENTS WORK FOR VARIOUS SKIN TYPES AND WHY WITH THE HELP OF THIS UNIQUE TEXT Cosmeceuticals and Cosmetic Ingredients helps skin-care professionals understand topical drug delivery through cosmeceuticals, the scientific basis of cosmetic ingredients, and the challenges of using either in a skin care regimen. The author addresses myths and misconseptions about specific ingredients and carefully details what each can and cannot do. It provides an unbiased brandneutral approach along with detailed information and references to published evidence. Cosmeceuticals and Cosmetic Ingredients is logically divided into ten sections: Cleansing Agents Moisturizing Agents Barrier Repair Ingredients Skin Lightening Agents Antioxidants Vitamins Other Ingredients (Coenzyme Q10, Ginger, Honey, etc.) Anti-Inflammatory Agents Anti-Acne Ingredients Anti-Aging Ingredients
Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals
Author: Ruth Winter
Category: Health & Fitness
Take the guesswork out of choosing safe and effective cosmetics and cosmeceuticals. You wouldn’t eat something without knowing what it was. Don’t you want to take the same care with what you put on your face, hair, and body? Find out what’s in your health and beauty products with Ruth Winter’s A Consumer’s Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients. This updated and expanded sixth edition gives you all the facts you need to protect yourself and your family from possible irritants, confusing chemical names, or exaggerated claims of beauty from gimmick additives. Virtually every chemical found in toiletries, cosmetics, and cosmeceuticals—from body and face creams to toothpaste, hand lotion, shaving cream, shampoo, soap, perfume, and makeup—is evaluated in this book, including those ingredients marketed as being all-natural, for children, and for people of color. The alphabetical arrangement makes it easy to look up the ingredients in the products you use. With new substances popping up in products we utilize every day—and with the continuing deregulation of the cosmetics industry—A Consumer’s Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients is more indispensable than ever. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients Found in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals
Author: Ruth Winter
Category: Health & Fitness
Everything you need to know about the safety and efficacy of cosmetics and cosmeceuticals. Is it a cosmetic? A drug? A nutrient? It’s becoming more and more difficult to tell the difference with the cosmetic companies combining the three. And unlike with food additives, the FDA has little control over what goes into the products that claim to make you look more beautiful–even though cosmeceuticals (cosmetics that purport to have druglike benefits) have skyrocketed into a multibillion-dollar industry. So before you slather on that “wrinkle-reducing” cream or swallow a “skin-rejuvenating”vitamin, find out what’s in your health and beauty products with A Consumer’s Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients. This updated and expanded edition gives you the facts you need to protect yourself and your family from possible irritants, confusing chemical names, and the exaggerated claims of gimmicky additives. With 800 new ingredients found in toiletries, cosmetics, and cosmeceuticals–everything ranging from shampoo to shaving cream, bath lotions to Botox–this alphabetically organized guide evaluates them all, and includes targeted information for children and for people of color. A Consumer’s Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients is more indispensable than ever to anyone who cares about the health of themselves and their loved ones. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Anti-aging skin care is an important part of dermatologic practice. The science behind the aging process has led to revolutionary changes in the treatment options available. Dermatologists can offer increasing numbers of combinations of pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. As choice increases so the possibility of confusion arises. Cosmeceuticals and Cosmetic Practice offers a no-nonsense guide to defusing this confusion. With an emphasis on practical applications, and with easy-access summary features, you can learn the secrets of successful cosmeceutical practice for your patients.
Cosmeceuticals and Active Cosmetics discusses the science of nearly two dozen cosmeceuticals used today. This third edition provides ample evidence on specific cosmeceutical substances, their classes of use, skin conditions for which they are used, and points of interest arising from other considerations, such as toxicology and manufacturing. The book discusses both cosmetic and therapeutic uses of cosmeceuticals for various conditions including rosacea, dry skin, alopecia, eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, purpura, and vitiligo. Active ingredients in the following products are discussed: caffeine, curcumin, green tea, Rhodiola rosea, milk thistle, and more. Also covered are topical peptides and proteins, amino acids and derivatives, antioxidants, vitamins E and C, niacinamide, botanical extracts, and biomarine actives. Providing ample scientific references, this book is an excellent guide to understanding the science behind the use of cosmeceuticals to treat a variety of dermatological conditions.
Written by experienced and internationally renowned contributors, this is the fourth edition of what has become the standard reference for cosmetic scientists and dermatologists seeking the latest innovations and technology for the formulation, design, testing, use, and production of cosmetic products for skin, hair, and nails. New to this fourth edition are chapters on dermatocosmetic vehicles, surface film, causes and measurement of skin aging, make-up products, skin healing, cosmetics in sports, cosmetotextiles, nutricosmetics, natural ingredients, cosmeceuticals, and regulatory vigilance.
This text defines what constitutes cosmeceuticals and discusses various classes of products, from anti-ageing skin care and repair, anti-acne, and hair-growth compounds to agents for treating skin infections, rashes and irritations. It includes a chapter by Dr Albert Kligman, Emeritus Professor of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, who coined the term cosmeceuticals.
Improve your knowledge and treat patients with confidence using today’s most advanced cosmeceutical treatments and expert guidance from author Zoe Diana Draelos, MD. Cosmeceuticals, 3rd Edition, a volume in the Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series, covers cutting-edge content, keeping you up to date with developments in this rapidly-moving field so you can offer your patients the latest cosmeceutical therapies with optimal results. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader. Stay on top of more than "just the basics" concerning cosmetics and skin care and deliver the state-of-the-art expertise your patients are looking for. Expand your repertoire and refine your skills with a wealth of color illustrations and photographs depicting cases as they appear in practice. Learn new uses for botanicals, including soy and green tea, as well as vitamin antioxidants, peptides, growth factors, and stem cells. Find what you need quickly with new summaries and keypoints at the start of each chapter.
Milady’s Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary, 4th Edition is more than just a dictionary of cosmetic ingredients; it is a guide to understanding skin types and skin physiology, product formulation and how cosmetic products interact with the skin. For ease of use, this book is split into three parts. Part 1 includes a basic explanation of skin anatomy and physiology, including skin types, conditions and problems. This knowledge is critical for understanding product performance. Definitions of common terms used in skin care formulation are also provided. Part 2 contains an alphabetical listing of more than 2,300 cosmetic ingredients with accompanying definitions that help identify the function and purpose of each ingredient with Part 3 offering a reference of Botanical Latin names for commonly used ingredients. This is an invaluable resource that will assist in making well-informed decisions regarding skin care ingredients and cosmetic products. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.