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Aromatica by The first of two volumes, this is a comprehensive clinical text on the principles behind the clinical use of essential oils. It builds an important foundation for essential oil therapy and includes profiles of the most important 30 essential oils used in practice. This detailed and practical database of clinical experience of essential oil therapeutics takes a truly holistic approach, focussing on the psychological, the physiological and the energetic or Chinese medical aspects. Skilfully blending the evidence of scientific research with that of clinical practice, the book builds a comprehensive therapeutic profile for each oil it presents to the reader. Based on the different administration methods used and the absorption pathways activated, it clearly differentiates the psychological, physiological and topical uses of these essential oils. An extensive Materia Medica section is included. Reliable clinical reference material is offered for all complementary therapists, including aromatherapists, medical herbalists, Chinese Medicine practitioners, energy medicine therapists and massage therapists.
Publication Date: 2016
Beautiful Skin by Although the concept of beauty has evolved through the years, beauty itself transcends all history and cultures to form a universal aspect of human civilization. Consequently, the cosmetic industry is growing in popularity, as people worldwide are seeking care from their board certified dermatologist and/or plastic surgeon to enhance their beauty. Cosmetics encompass a wide array of procedures, including anything from laser and light-based technology to chemical peels, makeup, and hair transplantation. Beautiful Skin: A Dermatologists Guide to a Younger Looking You aims to provide accurate and relevant information to the general public, pertaining to the different cosmetic procedures frequently performed. In this digital age, people are often misled by inaccurate and biased information provided by some Internet sources. Therefore, the authors in this book explore the principles and relevant facts underlying every procedure, and work toward providing an educational description to the reader. This book is meant to fill any gap in knowledge for those who have questions that remain unanswered or for those who are simply curious to know more about beauty and the procedures they are undergoing. In doing so, it will assist patients in making informed decisions regarding the cosmetic care they receive and thus, lead to satisfying outcomes for the patient.
Publication Date: 2017
Lasers and Light, Peels and Abrasions by Lasers and Light, Peels and Abrasions for the Face in Health, Beauty, and Disease is a comprehensive clinical reference on all invasive and non-invasive treatments for aging, diseased, and congenitally deformed skin. Every treatment modality that's used for skin rejuvenation, scars, complications, vascular abnormalities, and ethnic skin type variations, and more, is explained in detail. Key Features: Online access to 10 videos in which the authors demonstrate the use of specific techniques with lasers and peels Contributors are experts in the fields of facial plastic surgery, plastic surgery, and dermatology Chapters on techniques used to treat East Asian, African, and Latino skin More than 400 high-quality, full-color illustrations and photos clarify techniques presented in the text This book is an excellent how-to reference for all otolaryngologists, facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, and dermatologists who use lasers, light, peels, and abrasions to treat patients. Fellows and residents in these specialties will also find it very helpful.
Publication Date: 2016
Plucked by From the clamshell razors and homemade lye depilatories used in colonial America to the diode lasers and prescription pharmaceuticals available today, Americans have used a staggering array of tools to remove hair deemed unsightly, unnatural, or excessive. This is true especially for women and girls; conservative estimates indicate that 99% of American women have tried hair removal, and at least 85% regularly remove hair from their faces, armpits, legs, and bikini lines. How and when does hair become a problem--what makes some growth "excessive"? Who or what separates the necessary from the superfluous? In Plucked, historian Rebecca Herzig addresses these questions about hair removal. She shows how, over time, dominant American beliefs about visible hair changed: where once elective hair removal was considered a "mutilation" practiced primarily by "savage" men, by the turn of the twentieth century, hair-free faces and limbs were expected for women. Visible hair growth--particularly on young, white women--came to be perceived as a sign of political extremism, sexual deviance, or mental illness. By the turn of the twenty-first century, more and more Americans were waxing, threading, shaving, or lasering themselves smooth. Herzig's extraordinary account also reveals some of the collateral damages of the intensifying pursuit of hair-free skin. Moving beyond the experiences of particular patients or clients, Herzig describes the surprising histories of race, science, industry, and medicine behind today's hair-removing tools. Plucked is an unsettling, gripping, and original tale of the lengths to which Americans will go to remove hair.
Publication Date: 2015
Spa by Ease your way into a life of spa luxury with this break-through guide to the latest spa treatments and everything you need to know to succeed in this booming industry. As the first and only spa guide mapped to the current occupational standards, SPA: The Official Guide to Spa Therapy at Levels 2 & 3 uses full colour step-by-step photographs taken in real spas to walk you through every key topic. Special learning features help fine-tune your learning, while the Habia endorsed content ensures this is the only guide which gives you a complete and professional introduction to the irresistible world of spa therapy.
Call Number: RA794.S36
Publication Date: 2006
Essential Oils for Mindfulness and Meditation by A hands-on guide showing how essential oils can support and enhance meditative and mindful practices. For millennia, the spiritual power of odor--such as from incense or frankincense--has been used to symbolize intention, stimulate awareness of our spiritual self, and accentuate rite and ritual. Drawing on this power, as well as their healing qualities, essential oils can provide the perfect complement to meditation or mindfulness practice. Outlining the practice and benefits of meditation and mindfulness in combination with the use of essential oils, Heather Dawn Godfrey explains how these practices hone and sustain a conscious awareness of "being" in the present moment, focusing attention on what you are sensually experiencing and leaving no space for regrets, traumas, fears, anxiety, or anticipation. Providing the latest scientific research on the restorative, rehabilitative, and psycho-emotional healing effects of essential oils, she explains how the sensory experience of odors can immediately draw your attention to the present moment, trigger a specific state of consciousness, such as a deeper meditative state, or offer a way to regain composure quickly when dealing with life's ups and downs. Explaining methods to incorporate essential oils into your practice, Godfrey introduces readers to the "Gem" essential oils--a group of oils specifically selected for attaining and maintaining a state of mindfulness, as well as a broad spectrum of therapeutic properties--and she provides an easy-to-follow chart to help you select the oil that is right for you. Offering a hands-on practical guide to integrating essential oils into mindful and meditative practice, the author shows how each of us has the ability to self-generate a calm, tranquil, and worry-free state of mind.
Call Number: RM666.A68 G63 2018
Publication Date: 2018
A Compendium for Advanced Aesthetics by The burgeoning field of Medical Esthetics in recent years has led to the need for advanced training in a number of areas. While each state sets the scope of practice for advanced aestheticians, there are twelve treatment areas that are common to advanced practice, such as laser hair removal, skin rejuvenation, photo rejuvenation, tattoo removal and body contouring. A Compendium for Advanced Aesthetics brings together current knowledge and practice for each of the treatments plus essential information on complying with the legal requirements for protecting client privacy under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Including: - safety requirements of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) - role of the compulsory Laser Safety Officer and audit requirements - career and professional development - common forms and legal agreements - tips on finding and landing a position in advanced esthetics and more ...
Call Number: RA776.98.N54 2017
Publication Date: 2017
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