Home |  My Orders |  About Rittenhouse |  Browse Categories |  Advanced Search | Search:   GO! 
Book Detail
All prices are approximate and are subject to change.
Consumer Health > ConsHlth: Medical Reference
Milady's Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary
Michalun, Natalia
ISBN 13: 
9781435480209
Previous ISBN (13): 
9781562536602
ISBN 10: 
1435480201
Category: 
ConsHlth: Medical Reference
Edition: 
3
Publisher: 
Delmar Cengage Learning
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Out of Print
Imprint: 
Milady
Audience: 
Professional and scholarly
Dimensions: 
8.0 x 0.5 x 5.5 in
Pages: 
336
Weight: 
0.75
Retail Price: 
51.95
Quantity On Hand: 
0
Not available for sale
Previous Edition
New Edition
Email | Print
Table of Contents
Synopsis:
MILADY'S SKIN CARE AND COSMETIC INGREDIENTS DICTIONARY, third edition, is a multi-purpose resource for cosmetic professionals and consumers alike. Part one puts cosmetics in the context of skin care. It provides an overview of skin physiology. In order to understand how and why a product works it is essential to understand how the skin works. It gives an overview of the complexity of cosmetic chemistry particularly with respect to product penetration, and highlights the current challenges facing cosmetic formulators. In addition, it offers comprehensive discussion of the various skin types and conditions in order to help professionals in their product selection. Lastly, it defines common cosmetic industry terminology used by cosmetic manufacturers, professional estheticians, marketers and the media. The second part is dedicated to helping cosmetic users identify the function and purpose of specific ingredients. It is an alphabetical dictionary that lists and describes not only active principles but all other categories of ingredients that comprise a skin care cosmetic. As scientific knowledge of skin physiology and cosmetic chemistry advances, so do cosmetic products. This volume puts everything in context in an easy to read, easy to understand, user-friendly format. Benefits: NEW! Covers 2,250 new ingredients used in skin care. Provides definitions for common cosmetic industry terminology. NEW! Industry terminology has been updated. NEW! Updated information on skin physiology provided in the first part. NEW! Information on regulations for ingredient listings has been updated as well. NEW! Every section has been revised and updated to reflect the state of the industry as it stands. Provides an understanding of cosmetics terminology, and covers over 2,250 ingredients. Clarifies the relationship between skin physiology, specific cosmetic ingredient categories and cosmetic products. Explains both how cosmetics work and how they aff

2010 - 2020 © Rittenhouse Book Distributors, Inc. 511 Feheley Drive, King of Prussia, PA 19406 | P: 800-345-6425 | F: 800-223-7488 |