Part I: SKINCARE AND COSMETICS. Introduction. 1. Skin Anatomy & Physiology. 2. Skin Types, Conditions & Problems. 3. How Products Work. 4. Definition of Terms. Part II: PRODUCT INGREDIENTS. Part III:BOTANICAL LATIN NAMES
M. Varinia Michalun has specialized in international cosmetics marketing and new product development and has lectured on cosmetic ingredients and product use to professionals in the United States, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. Her experience also includes skin care salon management and esthetics education. She has authored articles for industry magazines, provides expertise to beauty journalists, and is a contributor to Milady's Standard Advanced Esthetics text as well as co-author of The Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary from Milady. Mr. DiNardo has 37 years of experience in the skin care field. He is a highly respected product formulator, well-versed in all aspects of regulatory and safety affairs, clinical research and international product registration. Chief Scientific Officer-Emeritus for Pharma Cosmetix Research and a former Vice President of Research & Development for Revlon-Almay Inc., Mr. DiNardo was the VP of R&D for Almay Hypoallergenic Cosmetics and spent many years leading research for the development of products dedicated to atopic dermatitis. His professional affiliations include the Personal Care Products Council (formerly know as the Cosmetic, Toiletry & Fragrance Association), the Society of Toxicology, and he is a former Chairman of the Carolina Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. Mr. DiNardo has published several articles and abstracts in the areas of Photobiology, Reproductive Toxicology, General Toxicology, Contact Dermatitis, Regulatory Affairs, Comedogenicity, Alpha Hydroxy Acid Safety & Efficacy, and General Anti-oxidant Research. He possesses a Master of Science degree in Toxicology from St. John's University with his undergraduate degree in Biology from Mercy College in New York.
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