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Skin: The Bare Facts
Our skin is one of our most important layers. It shows EVERYTHING. Dirt, stress, sunburns, wrinkles, dimples, shaving irritation, allergies, and (let's not forget) the horror of acne. It's the one organ that lives on the outside of the body, and it takes the brunt of all of our actions. It's there to protect us, and also, at times, to give us major headaches. This beautifu ...more
Paperback, 100 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Zest Books
(first published December 16th 2009)
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This book was interesting and it was clear the author was well versed in her subject matter. I would have prefered actual photographs to illustrations, though. And visual aids when she was explaining how certain things looked. Humans are very visual creatures and if the contents of the book were going to be in color anyway, pictures would have been the way to go, instead of the bland, generic drawings.[return][return]I can see interest in this book from a teen perspective, but there are also muc ...more
If there was ever anything you wanted to know about skin you can get it here. No, its not like a dictionary or encyclopedia. Readers will treat this more like a skin bible once they read it. You will learn all about skin in a way it can truly be understood. What type of skin do you have? What is skin made of? What are the best shaving and makeup practices? How do you avoid skin cancer? These are just a few of the questions answered. Get the bare facts about healing damaged skin, protecting your ...more
A book geared towards teenagers, Skin: The Bare Facts (know, heal, protect, pamper), provides a fantastic primer about skincare, starting out with a skincare quiz to help readers find their skin type. If you have a teenager who is experiencing skincare woes or if you are a grown up who needs to revisit the basics of skincare, this is the book for you. And if you are a skincare/makeup enthusiast, this is a great book to add to your collection so that you can ensure that you are educated and are a ...more