The Science of Hair Care

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Taylor & Francis, Apr 15, 1986 - Medical - 624 pages
Detailing the physiology, hygiene, cosmetology, legal regulation, pathology, and psychology of hair and scalp, this authoritative book combines the work of eminent international experts to present a unique, interdisciplinary summation of the field. The Science of Hair Care offers clear, basic information on hair, its care, hair products, scalp and hair disorders, anomalies, and diseases ... appraises performance and techniques for the quantitative assessment of cosmetic properties ... surveys dermatological and cosmetic problems related to hair and scalp from aesthetic, pathological, technical, and legal viewpoints ... discusses pathological scalp disorders in depth, such as seborrhea and alopecia ... examines the safety and efficiency accompanying the development of cosmetic products ... and contains numerous tables, drawings, micrographs, and photographs -- including 38 in color -- plus nearly 1,000 bibliographic references to the literature. The Science of Hair Care is a superb source for dermatologists; cosmetologists and cosmetic chemists; pharmacists; trichologists; cosmetic scientists and technicians in industry, physicians treating patients with hair and scalp problems; lawyers and government regulatory personnel monitoring the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries; students of dermatology, cosmetology, or pharmacology; and in-house cosmetic training courses for dermatologists and pharmacists. Book jacket.

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