AARP The Youth Equation: Take 10 Years Off Your Face

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 12, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 288 pages
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AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, proven solutions, and expert guidance. Now one of the world's leading dermatologists presents a guide to skin health and beauty that will help you look ten years younger without surgery. Renowned dermatologist Jeffrey Dover and his expert skincare advice have been featured everywhere from the Today show, Good Morning America, and CNN to the New York Times, Vogue, Self, and many other publications. Known for providing high-end yet affordable skincare advice and products, Dr. Dover is the creator of the highly successful Skin Effects line. Now Dr. Dover shares his secrets with the rest of us. The Youth Equation first proves that it's not people's real age that matters, it's their skin's virtual age, or SVA, that reflects the way their complexion is behaving. The book then reveals Dr. Dover's unique program for looking ten years younger--at any age.

The Youth Equation includes a revealing quiz to calculate readers' SVA scores. Dr. Dover then walks readers through the world of skincare ingredients to create a customized do-at-home plan anyone at any age can follow simply by picking up a few products at the local drugstore. Dover's comprehensive product guide includes many popular brands and shows which cleansers, treatment creams, and sunscreens really live up to their promises, offering options to suit a range of skin types and budgets. For those who want to jumpstart their progress with a more aggressive approach, Dr. Dover demystifies injectable fillers, Botox, lasers and light sources, anti-cellulite treatments, chemical peels, cosmetic surgical procedures, and more with a combination of intelligence, warmth, and refreshing candor. The Youth Equation is a fresh and indispensable guide to better skin health and beauty.

 

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Ever wonder if Botox, Restylane, or Olay Regenerist serum works? Boston dermatologist Dover tries to answer all of the questions surrounding the latest and greatest in youth-enhancing dermatological ... Read full review

Contents

SVA Breakdown
How Your Skin Functions as You Age
The Dermatologist
Six DoatHome Steps for Lowering Your SVA
Why Cleanse?
Exfoliants
Decoding Ingredient Lists
The BridetoBe
Thirties
The Former Lifeguard
Forties
Looking Old Overnight
Fifties
The Power of Creams
Refreshing Her Skin after Menopause
Seventies and Beyond

The Importance of Starting a SkinCare Routine Early
Surface Improvements
Retinoids
Alpha Hydroxy Acids
Peptides
Copper Peptides
Kinetin
Oral Supplements
BeattheClock Cheat Sheet
The Power of Topical Products
Moisturizers with AntiAging Benefits
InOffice Treatments to Improve Texture
Acne
Rosacea
Why Acne Happens
Please Dont Squeeze
Lightening Pigmentation
Six DoatHome Steps for Lowering Your SVA
Reducing Her SVA by Fifteen Years
How the Sun Ages You
Catching Skin Cancer Early
Six DoatHome Steps for Lowering Your SVA
Twenties
Starting Her Routine Early
Reducing Her SVA at Age SeventySix
Botox
The Miracle of Cosmetic Fillers
Cosmetic Fillers
The Eyes Have It
How Lasers Work
Will a Laser Treatment Work for Me?
Brown Spots
Red Blood Vessels
Excess Hair
Sagging Skin
Resurfacing Lasers
Acne
Which Laser Treatment Is Right for You?
The Vein Game
The Dreaded Dimples
When a FaceLift Is the Right Treatment
FaceLift
Brow Lift
Blepharoplasty Eyelid Lift
Hair Transplantation
Using Cosmetic Surgery in Tandem with Other Treatments
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