6 outstanding skincare books to be a beauty expert
1. THE JAPANESE SKINCARE REVOLUTION – CHIZU SAEKI
If you are a fan of minimalist lifestyle or Japanese cosmetics, Chizu Saeki's The Japanese Skincare Revolution is definitely no stranger. Famous for making lotion masks using skin condition formula, this book is one of the best-selling beauty books worldwide.
In addition to the lotion mask, The Japanese Skincare Revolution also introduces tips to increase the effectiveness of daily skin care routine, as well as massage and acupressure methods to improve blood circulation, firming your face.
2. WRINKLE-FREE FOREVER – HOWARD MURAD
Howard Murad is one of America's leading dermatologists and the founder of Murad cosmetics brand. According to Murad, the problem of skin blemishes such as acne, melasma, freckles, wrinkles... is the result of instability in the body. Instead of just treating the surface of the skin, Dr. Howard Murad directs people to take care of the health from inside and improve the structure of each cell. Because when the smallest unit of the body is healthy, the organs will function smoothly, and skin problems are resolved.
The book also recommends eating succulent vegetables and fruits instead of drinking 2 liters of water a day. Common water only purifies your body and is the solvent for chemical reactions in the body. Only water from fruits is saved, nourishing cell membranes and upgrading the quality of each cell.
3. DON'T GO TO THE COSMETIC COUNTER WITHOUT ME – PAULA BEGOUN
Paula Begoun is dubbed "the cosmetics cop". She is the founder of the pharmaceutical brand Paula's Choice. Working in the cosmetics industry and experiencing more than 1000 types of cosmetics, Paula Begoun has drawn valuable experiences in choosing skin care products suitable for each skin condition.
Don't Go To The Cosmetic Counter Without Me helps you choose good cosmetics that is suitable for your current skin condition, instead of being influenced by marketing tricks of cosmetics brands. At the same time, this book also helps you save costs and time by pointing out unnecessary products in the skin care process.
4. A CONSUMER'S DICTIONARY OF COSMETIC INGREDIENTS – RUTH WINTER
If you often choose cosmetics based on the ingredients, A Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients will be a dictionary that you cannot lack. Although it is not a skin care book, this book lists details of the most common ingredients used in skin care cosmetics that you should concern.
In the first chapters, A Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients helps readers redefine the terms you have heard many times in the most accurate way, such as cosmeceutical, natural and organic, hypoallergenic... They are for sure the best guidelines for cosmetics lovers.
5. THE SKINCARE BIBLE – ANJALI MAHTO
Anjali Mahto is a dermatologist and working for the National Health Service and has a private office in the UK. Like its name – The Skincare Bible, the book provides knowledge to help those who don't understand the concept of skin care until they have great skin. Specifically, Anjali Mahto also shares skin care procedures for each skin type, as well as explains the principles and treatments for common problems such as acne, large pores, hyperpigmentation, dark circles...
The Skincare Bible explains pros and cons of common beauty issues such as using high-tech (laser, light, bio-skin replacement...). At the same time, through this skin care book, the author also helps you answer common questions that many people still have not found the official answer.
6. THE FRENCH BEAUTY SOLUTION – MATHILDE THOMAS
Mathilde Thomas is the co-founder of Caudalie - a French brand that uses grape extract as the main ingredient for all of its products. Working in the two capital cities of the Occidental cosmetics industry, France and the United States, Mathilde Thomas learned that the French way of skincare often emphasizes the gentle comfort of cosmetics on the skin, while Americans like the strong feeling of active ingredients when exposed to the skin.
As one of the best-selling skin care books voted by The New York Times, The French Beauty Solution takes readers to a grape field - where French women simplify skin care with pure natural ingredients. Not only that, readers could also see how to live and enjoy the aristocratic life of the French ladies with perfume, fashion, life style...
By: Olivia Mendoza