This collection of peer-reviewed articles scientifically examines antiaging from a functional, genomic, and physiologic standpoint while presenting cosmeceutical, antioxidant and moisturization topical agents and nutricosmetic oral agents to achieve the one goal desired by all to be perceived as beautiful!
Skin Care and Aging looks at the behavior of aging skin and how this can be modified with cosmeceuticals, antioxidants, moisturizers and nutritional supplements. The latest in the Formulators' Resource Series, this 47-chapter volume presents the best techniques and ingredients to achieve desired antiaging effects. The industry's top researchers present studies of specific active ingredients that impact the skin's cell defenses and other mechanisms.
- Skin Pigmentation
- Aging Skin
- Genomics and Aging Skin
- Novel Ingredients
- Antioxidants and Skin Care
- Skin Moisturization
- Nutricosmetics and Skin Health
“The 47 articles originally published in Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine are divided into sections on skin pigmentation, the behavior of aging skin, genomics, antioxidants, novel ingredients, and moisturization. Topics include grapefruit extract, sirtuins, tetrapeptides, algal extracts, cutaneous blood flow, mutations in mitochondrial DNA, and recent advances in slimming treatments. A few of the contributors are academics, but most work in the laboratories of cosmetic manufacturers. B&W images and tables are provided.”
— Eithne O'Leyne
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"This book is loaded with all types of evidence, from in vitro investigations to complex in vivo efficacy studies. Subdivided in scientifically clear-cut sections, readers will be able to follow the latest of the latest in genomics (e.g., sirtuins), skin moisturization (e.g., aquaporins) and anti-aging (e.g., anti-oxidants and nutraceuticals) from well-respected authors."
—Johann W. Wiechers, PhD
Independent Consultant for Cosmetic Science, JW Solutions