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The Chemicals Life Makes, by Hannah Sivak, PhD

$9.99

Why is apocynin so good for my skin? What are the benefits of epidermal growth factor? Find answers to these and other questions in The Chemicals Life Makes, A Glossary of Skin Care Ingredients. Written by Dr. Hannah Sivak, author of The Scientific Revolution in Skin Care.  Drawing on decades of experience in the science of skin care, Dr. Sivak breaks down the most important terms and concepts in the skin care world today, explaining in her luminous and often funny style the mechanisms, uses and biological origins of the ingredients used in the best skin care products world wide. Penetrate the mystery of the ingredient label with this indispensable resource on the powerful ways that chemicals from the biological world have been found to improve the human skin. Over 85 pages of detailed information all in one easy-to-use document. Search by chemical name in alphabetical order or search by skin care function, such as anti-aging, exfoliants, antioxidants and more.  Once you download this document, you can refer back to it as often as you like. It goes beyond our online glossary with more relevant information for those of us who love to learn and know what they put on their skin.

Why is apocynin so good for my skin? What are the benefits of epidermal growth factor? Find answers to these and other questions in The Chemicals Life Makes, A Glossary of Skin Care Ingredients. Written by Dr. Hannah Sivak, author of The Scientific Revolution in Skin Care.  Drawing on decades of experience in the science of skin care, Dr. Sivak breaks down the most important terms and concepts in the skin care world today, explaining in her luminous and often funny style the mechanisms, uses and biological origins of the ingredients used in the best skin care products world wide. Penetrate the mystery of the ingredient label with this indispensable resource on the powerful ways that chemicals from the biological world have been found to improve the human skin. Over 85 pages of detailed information all in one easy-to-use document. Search by chemical name in alphabetical order or search by skin care function, such as anti-aging, exfoliants, antioxidants and more.  Once you download this document, you can refer back to it as often as you like. It goes beyond our online glossary with more relevant information for those of us who love to learn and know what they put on their skin.

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