This text documents the science that lies behind the expanding field of cosmetic dermatology so that clinicians can practice with confidence and researchers can be fully aware of the clinical implications of their work. New chapters have been added to this edition on photodamage, actinic keratoses, UV lamps, hidradenitis suppurativa, age-related changes in male skin, changes in female hair with aging, nonabltaive laser rejuvenation, and cryolipolysis, and chapters have been updated throughout to keep this at the forefront of work and practice.

The Series in Cosmetic and Laser Therapy is published in association with the Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy.

Print Versions of this book also include access to the ebook version.

part |2 pages

Section I: Skin Science and Parameters

part |2 pages

Section II: Pharmacology of Cosmetic Products and Ingredients

chapter 9|8 pages


chapter 12|4 pages


chapter 16|5 pages


part |2 pages

Section III: Non-Pathological Skin Treatments

chapter 19|4 pages

Self-Tanning Products

chapter 22|8 pages

Photodamage: Protection

chapter 25|6 pages

Actinic Keratosis

part |2 pages

Section IV: Specific Locations and Conditions

chapter 27|21 pages

Hair Care

chapter 29|5 pages

The Periorbital Wrinkle

chapter 37|11 pages

Treatment of Keloids

chapter 38|9 pages

Keratolytic Treatment of Acne

part |2 pages

Section VI: Cosmetological Treatments

chapter 50|14 pages

Botulinum Toxins

chapter 53|12 pages

Chemical Peels

part |2 pages

Section VII: Assessment Techniques