A Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients

A Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients

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Take the guesswork out of choosing safe and effective cosmetics and cosmeceuticals. You wouldna€™t eat something without knowing what it was. Dona€™t you want to take the same care with what you put on your face, hair, and body? Find out whata€™s in your health and beauty products with Ruth Wintera€™s A Consumera€™s Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients. This updated and expanded sixth edition gives you all the facts you need to protect yourself and your family from possible irritants, confusing chemical names, or exaggerated claims of beauty from gimmick additives. Virtually every chemical found in toiletries, cosmetics, and cosmeceuticalsa€”from body and face creams to toothpaste, hand lotion, shaving cream, shampoo, soap, perfume, and makeupa€”is evaluated in this book, including those ingredients marketed as being all-natural, for children, and for people of color. The alphabetical arrangement makes it easy to look up the ingredients in the products you use. With new substances popping up in products we utilize every daya€”and with the continuing deregulation of the cosmetics industrya€”A Consumera€™s Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients is more indispensable than ever. From the Trade Paperback edition.Complaints to the FDA about hairsprays include headache, hair loss, rash, change in hair color, throat irritation, suspected lung lesions, and death. In one ... The American Medical Association maintains that cream rinses cannot repair damaged hair as claimed in advertisements. ... The hair relaxers do their work by breaking about one-third of the chemical bonds that twist strands into curls, usually byanbsp;...

Title:A Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients
Author:Ruth Winter
Publisher:Harmony - 2010-02-10


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