Clearing Concepts: A Guide to Acne Treatment

Acne is not just an adolescent concern; problem skin can continue into adulthood. Clearing Concepts: A Guide to Acne Treatment is a science-based practical guide for treating clients of all ages who are suffering from acne and other skin problems. The text is presented in an easy-to-read format that educates as it makes concepts clear and simple to implement. Sections on “treatment” demonstrate analysis techniques and clinical hands-on treatment methods. While there is no cure, acne and other skin problems can be brought under control through diligent topical esthetic care.

Author: Mark Lees

  • Full-color images outline typical skin problems and demonstrate treatment techniques that can be implemented immediately.
  • Information is presented to teach about ingredients rather than specific products.
  • Learn how to develop individualized treatments and effective, step-by-step, home-care programs.
  • Information about factors that cause or irritate acne-prone skin, including diet, environment, and cosmetics, helps to develop a proactive regimen.
  • A special chapter on medical treatment and referrals demonstrates how to work together with physicians in order to achieve whole, complete skincare results.
  • Various case studies with before and after treatment photos help relate the content to real world examples.
  1. Acne Anatomy & Physiology
  2. Heredity & Hormones
  3. Hormones
  4. Environmental Factors
  5. Dietary Factors
  6. Cosmetic factors
  7. Myths & Facts
  8. Analysis/History/Consultation
  9. Clearing Concepts
  10. Clinic Treatments
  11. Medical Referral & Treatment

239 pp., 7 3/8″ x 9¼”, Softcover, ©2014
Print ISBN: 9781133280316
eBook ISBN: 9781285817149
List Price: $50.95 USD