Cosmeceuticals and Cosmetic Practice

Author: Patricia K. Farris


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  • ISBN: 9781118384831
  • Author: Patricia K. Farris
  • Publ Date: 2014-01-24
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  • Pages: 308
  • Imprint: WILEY *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 194266

Table of Contents :

List of Contributors, vii
Preface, xi
1 Cosmeceuticals and Clinical Practice, 1 Patricia K. Farris
Part I Development, Formulation and Evaluation of Cosmeceuticals, 9
2 Bench to Beauty Counter: Development of Cosmeceuticals, 11 Alexandra Kowcz, Guenther Schneider, Wolfgang Pape, and Teresa M. Weber
3 Evaluating Cosmeceuticals, 23 David H. McDaniel, Christina Steel, and Chris Mazur
4 Modalities for Increasing Penetration, 37 Zoe Diana Draelos
5 Nanopharmaceuticals and Nanocosmeceuticals, 45 Adnan Nasir
6 Cutaneous Barrier Function, Moisturizer Effects and Formulation, 55 Dee Anna Glaser and Adam R. Mattox
Part II Cosmeceutical Ingredients, 67
7 Cosmeceutical Uses and Benefits of Alpha, Poly and Bionic Hydroxy Acids, 69 Barbara A. Green
8 Vitamin A: Retinoids and the Treatment of Aging Skin, 81 Dana L. Sachs and John J. Voorhees
9 Vitamin C Cosmeceuticals, 94 Marianne N. O Donoghue and Patricia K. Farris
10 Niacinamide: A Topical Vitamin with Wide-Ranging Skin Appearance Benefits, 103 Diane S. Berson, John E. Oblong, Rosemarie Osborne, Tomohiro Hakozaki, Mary B. Johnson, and Donald L. Bissett
11 Innovative Botanicals, 113 Jennifer David, Candrice R. Heath, and Susan Taylor
12 Green Tea Extract, 122 Neil Houston and Alexa Boer Kimball
13 Soy and Oatmeal-Based Cosmeceuticals, 133 Jason Emer and Heidi A. Waldorf
14 Bioactive Peptides, 142 Katie Rodan, Kathy Fields, and Timothy Falla
15 Growth Factors in Cosmeceuticals, 153 Sabrina G. Fabi and Hema Sundaram
16 Resveratrol and Synthetic Sirtuin Activators, 165 Patricia K. Farris
17 Skin Aging, Glycation and Glycation Inhibitors, 173 Patricia K. Farris
18 Essential Ions and Bioelectricity in Skin Care, 184 Ying Sun, Elizabeth Bruning, Susan H. Weinkle, and Samantha Tucker-Samaras
19 Stem Cell Cosmeceuticals, 192 Mark V. Dahl
20 Cosmeceutical Applications from Marine Organisms, 200 Sung-Hwan Eom and Se-Kwon Kim
Part III Practical Applications for Cosmeceuticals, 209
21 Cosmeceuticals for the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris, 211 Joshua A. Zeichner
22 Cosmeceutical Skin Lighteners, 218 Marta I. Rendon, Yvette Vazquez, and Suzanne Micciantuono
23 Cosmeceuticals for Treating Cellulite, 226 Doris Hexsel and Camile L. Hexsel
24 Cosmeceuticals for Hair Loss and Hair Care, 234 Nicole E. Rogers
25 Cosmeceuticals for Treating and Preventing Scars, 245 Ellen Marmur and Katherine Nolan
26 Sun Protection and Self-Tanners, 252 Darrell S. Rigel
27 Cosmeceuticals for Rosacea and Facial Redness, 261 Doris Day
28 Cosmeceuticals for Enhancing Cosmetic Procedures, 268 Mary Lupo and Leah Jacob
29 The Future of Cosmeceuticals, 277 Patricia K. Farris
Index, 283


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.

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Patricia K. Farris, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA


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