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Cosmetic Dermatology
Products and Procedures
edited by Zoe Diana Draelos

Cosmetic Dermatology: Products and Procedures provides a comprehensive compendium of the approaches cosmetic dermatologists can apply for their patients. It is structured by use within a daily routine so the dermatologist can provide a complete solution for their patients.

It reviews skin physiology and the delivery systems of cosmetics, and how they affect the skin. It then looks sequentially at hygiene products for cleaning and mositurizing the skin, adornment products for coloring before looking at antiaging techniques for rejuvenating the skin and their applications as therapeutics.

Using short, tightly focused chapters written by recognized experts, Cosmetic Dermatology: Products and Procedures

  • Covers cosmetic applications for hygiene, adornment and antiaging
  • Reviews the full range of cosmetic products and procedures
  • Provides both therapeutic and aesthetic applications
  • Comprises concise, highly focused chapters enabling the reader to gather a thorough understanding
  • References key significant evidence presented for each chapter


Introduction: Defining Cosmetic Dermatology

Section I: Basic Concepts

Part 1: Skin Physiology Pertinent to Cosmetic Dermatology

  • Skin barrier
  • Photoaging
  • Sensitive skin
  • Pigmentation and skin of color
  • Sensory perceptions
  • Skin function noninvasive assessment
  • Contact dermatitis and topical agents

Part 2: Delivery of Cosmetic Skin Actives

  • Percutaneous delivery and penetration enhancers
  • Vehicles for cosmetic purposes
  • Creams and ointments
  • Gels
  • Aerosols
  • Powders and nanoparticles
  • Liposomes and nanosomes
  • Patches

Section II: Hygiene Products

Part 3: Cleansers

  • Bar cleansers for normal skin
  • Liquid cleansers and body washes for dry skin
  • Lipid free cleansers and cold creams for special needs
  • Antibacterial cleansers and skin infection
  • Hand sanitizers
  • Astringents for oily skin
  • Exfoliant scrubs and cleansers
  • Cleansing clothes and implements
  • Shampoos for normal scalp hygiene and dandruff

Part 4: Moisturizers

  • Facial
  • Hand and foot
  • Skin protectants
  • Lip balms
  • Sunless tanning moisturizers
  • Sunscreens

Part 5: Personal Products

  • Antiperspirants and deodorants
  • Fragrances
  • Toothpaste
  • Shaving products

Section III: Adornment

Part 6: Colored Facial Cosmetics

  • Facial foundation
  • Camouflage techniques
  • Lipsticks
  • Eye cosmetics

Part 7: Nail Cosmetics

  • Nail physiology and grooming
  • Colored nail cosmetics and hardeners
  • Nail prostheses

Part 8: Hair Cosmetics

  • Hair physiology and grooming
  • Hair dyes
  • Hair permanent waving
  • Hair straightening
  • Gels, sprays and styling aids

Section IV: Antiaging

Part 9: Cosmeceuticals

  • Botanicals
  • Antioxidants
  • Anti-inflammatories
  • Peptides and proteins
  • Cellular growth factors
  • Retinoids
  • Topical vitamins and nutritionals
  • Exfoliants and hydroxy acids
  • Nutraceuticals and skin health

Part 10: Injectable Antiaging Techniques

  • Botulinum toxins
  • Hyaluronic acid fillers
  • Hydroxyapatite fillers
  • Collagen fillers
  • Polylactic acid fillers

Part 11: Resurfacing Techniques

  • Superficial chemical peels
  • Medium depth chemical peels
  • Laser resurfacing
  • Noninvasive resurfacing techniques
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Dermabrasion

Part 12: Skin Modulation Techniques

  • Intense Pulsed Light
  • Radiofrequency
  • Diodes and light sources

Part 13: Skin Contouring Techniques

  • Liposuction: manual, mechanical, and laser assisted
  • Chin, neck, and facial contouring liposuction
  • Autologous fat transfer
  • Subcutaneous fillers and implants

Part 14: Implementation of Cosmetic Dermatology into Therapeutics

  • Antiaging regimens
  • Acne regimens
  • Rosacea regimens
  • Eczema and atopic dermatitis regimens
  • Psoriasis regimens


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Cosmetic Dermatology
Products and Procedures
edited by Zoe Diana Draelos

2010 • 548 pages • $248.95 + shipping
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