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A guide to researching skin care

What is skincare?

Skincare is the range of practices that support skin integrity, enhance it's appearance, and relive skin conditions.

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What is skincare?

Skincare is the range of practices that support skin integrity, enhance it's appearance, and relive skin conditions.


About this guide

This guide has been organized in sections to give you an overview of skincare related issues from various perspectives.

The first section, Getting Started introduces ways of finding information with tips on evaluating resource credibility. It will also provide a guide for how to access some of the commercial content, like databases and scholarly journals.

Health covers skincare from a medical perspective, and includes scientific research on hygiene, skin conditions, and treatments.

Products & Treatments covers common skin care products, treatments, and ingredients.

Culture covers some of the soci/psychological/historical issues associated with skincare, and includes information on beauty culture, the cosmetics industry, and skincare practices.

Industry covers skincare from a business perspective, and includes industry reports, market research and information on careers.

Resources contains all materials referenced in this guide as a complete A-Z list and categorized by material type.

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