Cosmeceuticals - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780323298698, 9780323376693


3rd Edition

Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series

Series Editors: Jeffrey Dover Murad Alam
Editor: Zoe Draelos
eBook ISBN: 9780323376693
eBook ISBN: 9780323340502
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323298698
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 27th April 2015
Page Count: 226

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Table of Contents

Part One: Defining the Cosmeceutical Realm

1 Cosmeceuticals: Function and the Skin Barrier

Bivash R. Dasgupta, John Bajor, Dawn J. Mazzatti, Manoj Misra

2 Cosmeceutical Formulation Considerations

Irwin Palefsky

3 Evaluating Cosmeceutical Efficiency

Gary L. Grove, Jonn Damia, Tim Houser, Charles Zerweck

Part Two: Cosmeceutical Actives

4 Retinoids

John E. Oblong, Bradley B. Jarrold

5 Cosmeceutical Vitamins: Vitamin C

Patricia K. Farris

6 Cosmeceutical Vitamins: Vitamin B

John E. Oblong, Holly A. Rovito

7 Physiologic Lipids for Barrier Repair in Dermatology

Peter M. Elias

8 Cosmeceutical Botanicals

Carl R. Thornfeldt

9 Marine Botanicals

Patricia K. Farris

10 Cosmeceutical Metals

James R. Schwartz, Kevin J. Mills

11 Moisturizer and Barrier Repair Formulations

James Q. Del Rosso

12 Skin Lightening Agents

Marta I. Rendon, Suzanne R. Micciantuono

13 Antiaging Benefit Ingredients: AHAs, PHAs and Bionic Acids

Barbara A. Green, Yamini Sabherwal

14 Stem Cell Cosmeceuticals

Aleksandra J. Poole, Gabriel Nistor

15 Nutritional Antioxidants

Karen E. Burke

16 Endogenous Growth Factors as Cosmeceuticals

Rahul C. Mehta, Richard E. Fitzpatrick

17 Sunscreens

Dee Anna Glaser

18 Cosmeceuticals and Contact Dermatitis

Christen M. Mowad, Lauren N. Taglia

Part Three: The Application of Cosmeceuticals to Dermatologic Practice

19 Wrinkles and Fine Lines

Zoe Diana Draelos

20 Facial Redness

Zoe Diana Draelos

21 Dyspigmented Skin

Zoe Diana Draelos

22 Oily Skin

Zoe Diana Draelos

23 Dry Skin

Zoe Diana Draelos

24 Acne

Zoe Diana Draelos

Part Four: Cosmeceutical Myths

25 Acne Cosmeceutical Myths

Zoe Diana Draelos

26 Cosmeceutical Antiaging Myths

Zoe Diana Draelos

27 Botanical Cosmeceutical Myths

Zoe Diana Draelos

Part Five: New Research in Cosmeceuticals

28 Gene Array Technology and the Search for Cosmeceutical Actives

Bryan B. Fuller

29 Future Cosmeceuticals of Dermatologic Importance

Sarah Malerich, Nils Krueger, Neil S. Sadick

Summary What is the Next Horizon for Cosmeceuticals?


Improve your knowledge and treat patients with confidence using today’s most advanced cosmeceutical treatments and expert guidance from author Zoe Diana Draelos, MD. Cosmeceuticals, 3rd Edition, a volume in the Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series, covers cutting-edge content, keeping you up to date with developments in this rapidly-moving field so you can offer your patients the latest cosmeceutical therapies with optimal results.

Key Features

  • Stay on top of more than "just the basics" concerning cosmetics and skin care and deliver the state-of-the-art expertise your patients are looking for.
  • Expand your repertoire and refine your skills with a wealth of color illustrations and photographs depicting cases as they appear in practice.


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About the Series Editors

Jeffrey Dover

Dr. Jeffrey S. Dover is the co-director of SkinCare Physicians of Chestnut Hill, a comprehensive facility specializing in dermatology, laser and cosmetic surgery, and he is Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology at Yale University School of Medicine, and Associate Professor of Dermatology at Brown Medical School. Dr. Dover’s research interests are Photomedicine, lasers in medicine, cosmetic laser surgery, and medical education. He is the author of over 400 scientific publications. He has co-authored and edited over 45 textbooks, many of which have been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Polish and Chinese and are sold to physicians all over the world. Dr. Dover is the founding editor of Journal Watch for Dermatology, produced by the publishers of the New England Journal of Medicine. He is also a Past President of both the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, SkinCare Physicians, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts; Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology at Yale University School of Medicine, and Associate Professor of Dermatology at Brown Medical School

Murad Alam

Dr. Murad Alam is an author of over 250 scientific publications and is the Editor of Archives of Dermatological Research. He is the Associate Editor of JAAD; Lasers in Medical Science; Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology; the International Journal of Women’s Dermatology, and he is the Assistant Editor of Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Alam is series co-editor of the Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology books and has overall edited 20 books. Dr. Alam is current President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and an incoming member of the Board of the American Academy of Dermatology. He is also the vice-president of the Blade and Light Society, an organization of volunteer dermatologic surgeons who perform charitable mission work to treat skin cancers and train surgical dermatologists in underserved countries. Dr. Alam’s clinical practice includes the treatment of skin cancer, as well as cosmetic dermatology, and laser surgery.

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice Chair, Department of Dermatology; Chief of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery in the Department of Dermatology; Professor of Dermatology (Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery), Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and Surgery (Organ Transplantation)Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

About the Editor

Zoe Draelos

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; President, Dermatology Consulting Services, High Point, NC, USA