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Textbook of Cosmetic Dermatology
Third Edition
by Robert Baran
and Howard I. Maibach

Textbook of Cosmetic Dermatology covers a wide range of interventions and treatments designed to maintain and beautify healthy skin and protect and improve damaged skin.

New chapters cover cosmeceuticals, assessing hair regrowth in androgenic alopecia, ingredients and safety of cellulite creams, keloids, cosmetic cryosurgery, cosmetic denervation with botulilinum toxin, AHAs, and more.

Focusing on why and how the scientific detail of why and how the biotechnology works, Textbook of Cosmetic Dermatology is an indispensable guide for all involved in this rapidly expanding field.


  1. Climatic influence on cosmetic skin parameters
  2. Skin and gender
  3. Classification of healthy human facial skin
  4. Cosmetic percutaneous absorption
  5. Percutaneous penetration and diffusion of cosmetic ingredients : implications for safety and efficacy
  6. Nail penetration : enhancement of topical delivery of antifungal drugs by chemical modification of the human nail
  7. In vitro toxicity assays for predicting cosmetic-induced irritancy
  8. Cosmetic applications of solid lipid nanoparticles and nanostructured lipid carriers
  9. [alpha]-Hydoxyacids, polyhydroxy acids, aldobionic acids and their topical actions
  10. Dimethylaminoethanol : a new skin-care ingredient for aging skin
  11. Topical niacinamide provides skin aging appearance benefits while enhancing barrier function
  12. Applications of total soy in skin care
  13. Kinetin
  14. Alternative drugs in dermatology : an overview
  15. Urokinase
  16. Filaggrin and dry skin
  17. Antioxidants
  18. Microemulsion formulations for cutaneous drug delivery
  19. Ceramides and the skin
  20. Perfumes
  21. Main finished products : moisturizing and cleansing creams
  22. Skin-care products for normal, dry and greasy skin
  23. Self-tanning products
  24. Masks and astringents/toners
  25. Cosmeceuticals
  26. Ancillary skin-care products
  27. Hair care
  28. Dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis
  29. Facial and body hair
  30. The human periorbital wrinkle
  31. Eye make-up
  32. Cosmetology for normal nails
  33. Cosmetics for abnormal arid pathologic nails
  34. Nail varnish formulation
  35. Hand and body lotions
  36. Anticellulite products
  37. Anatomy and physiology of the vulva as related to cosmetology
  38. Role of lipids in irritant dermatitis
  39. Ichthyosis
  40. Atopic dermatitis
  41. Therapy of telangiectasia and varicose veins and their complications
  42. Hirsutism
  43. Pigmentation : dyschromia
  44. Cosmetic rehabilitation therapy
  45. Acne
  46. Idiopathic hyperhidrosis
  47. Aging and photoaging
  48. Modulation of inflammatory reactions in skin : a new approach to the treatment of premature aging
  49. Sea water salts : effect on inflammatory skin disease : an overview
  50. Menopause, skin and cosmetology
  51. The treatment of keloids
  52. Cosmetics for men
  53. Cosmetic dermatology in children
  54. Ethnic cosmetics : Blacks, Hispanics and Orientals
  55. Ethnicity as a possible endogenous factor in irritant contact dermatitis : comparing the irritant response among Caucasians, Blacks and Asians
  56. Racial (ethnic) differences in skin properties : the objective data
  57. Non-invasive assessment techniques in cosmetology : measurement of blood flow in the cutaneous microvasculature
  58. Stratum corneum water content and transepidermal water loss
  59. Non-invasive techniques for cutaneous investigation
  60. Clinical methods for assessing hair regrowth in androgenetic alopecia
  61. Thermal sensory testing : a tool for evaluation of sensory irritation of cosmetic products and sensitive skin
  62. Efficacy of moisturizers assessed through bioengineering techniques
  63. Tribological studies on skin : measurement of the coefficient of friction
  64. Is tumescent liposuction safe?
  65. Autologous fat transplantation : my technique of lipofilling
  66. Superficial and medium-depth facial chemical peels
  67. Dermabrasion
  68. Soft-tissue augmentation
  69. Augmentation of lips and nasolabial folds with a dual-porosity expanded polytetrafluoroethylene implant
  70. Hair transplantation
  71. Cosmetic cryosurgery
  72. Botulinum toxin
  73. Infrared irradiation : skin effects and protection
  74. Photodamage of the skin : protection and reversal with topical antioxidants
  75. Protection of the skin against ultraviolet radiation : are UVA rays dangerous?
  76. Efficacy of sunscreens
  77. Distribution of sunscreens on the skin
  78. Side-effects and social aspects of cosmetology : adverse cosmetic reactions
  79. Social, psychological and psychiatric aspects of cosmetic use

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Textbook of Cosmetic Dermatology
Third Edition
by Robert Baran, and Howard I. Maibach

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