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Perfect Skin

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Our skin is the one organ that most accurately reflects our inner health and wellbeing and yet it is rarely understood. Alexandra Soveral, one of the world's most in-demand facialists, lifts the lid on everything you need to know - what the skin is, how it works, what affects it and, above all, how to make it as healthy as possible from the inside out and from the outside in.

Perfect Skin will give you...

...expert nutrition advice and skin-friendly recipes
...organic solutions to allergies and flare-ups
...all-natural skin-care products that you can find in your kitchen
...and uncover the myths, lies and pseudoscientific claims we are fed by brands

It's time to discover the organic way to healthy, glowing skin from the beauty industry's best-kept secret.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 135 x 216 x 21mm | 308g
  • VERMILION
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1785041541
  • 9781785041549
  • 52,199

Table of contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction...................................................................................1

1 Your Skin....................................................................................5
2 Get to Know Your Genes..........................................................19
3 The Mind-Skin Connection.......................................................27
4 The Gut - the Skin's Foundation...............................................45
5 Hormonal Skin..........................................................................69
6 Learn to Read Your Skin...........................................................85
7 The Sun: Friend or Foe?.........................................................115
8 Problem Skin: Acne, Spots and Pimples................................153
9 Understanding Eczema, Rosacea and Psoriasis...................183
10 Cosmetic Procedures...........................................................197
11 Skincare................................................................................219
Conclusion.................................................................................260

Appendix....................................................................................262
Glossary.....................................................................................264
Resources..................................................................................268
References.................................................................................269
Index...........................................................................................271
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About Alexandra Soveral

ALEXANDRA SOVERAL founded her award-winning eponymous skin care line in 2005, where she still hand-blends every product. Originally from Portugal, Alexandra moved to London 1987 to study Philosophy of Science, before dedicating her research to Anatomy, Physiology and Chemistry, becoming a respected skin specialist and product formulator for high quality brands.
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