Milady introduces the highly anticipated revision of the best-selling dictionary.
Milady’s Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary, 3E, offers the most current market information on skin physiology, cosmetic chemistry, and cosmetic products

Clifton Park, NY – May 19, 2009 — Milady, a part of Cengage Learning, announces the newly revised Milady’s Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary, third edition written by Natalia Michalun and M. Varina Michalun. This is a multi-purpose resource for esthetics professionals and consumers alike that provides a complete overview of skin physiology. In order to understand how and why a product works, it is essential to understand how the skin works. This reference gives an overview of the complexity of cosmetics chemistry, particularly with respect to product penetration, highlighting the current challenges facing cosmetic formulators. In addition, it offers a comprehensive discussion of the various skin types and conditions in order to help professionals in their product selection. Lastly, it defines common cosmetics industry terminology used by cosmetic manufacturers, professional estheticians, marketers, and the media.

What’s new?

  • 250 new ingredients are included
  • Updated terminology and information on skin physiology
  • Information on regulations for ingredient listings has been updated as well
  • Every section has been revised and updated to reflect the state of the industry as it stands

Additional Features and Benefits

  • Clarifies the relationship between skin physiology, specific cosmetic ingredient categories, and cosmetic products
  • Explains how cosmetics work and how they affect the skin
  • Independent from any brand

Milady’s Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary, 3E

ISBN 13: 978-1-4354-8020-9/ ISBN 10: 1-4354-8020-1
Available: 6/26/09
List Price: $34.95

About Milady
Milady, a part of Cengage Learning, is the number one provider for beauty and wellness learning solutions. For more than eighty years, Milady has provided the industry with superior educational and professional learning materials.  Milady offers salon and spa professionals support through personal consultation, business and life coaching, comprehensive organizational training and web-based assistance. Complete with programs in place to assist salon and spa business owners to further develop successful lives and stable profitability, Milady is a true full-service provider from student to professional.  Spanning six continents, Milady has aided more than ten million beauty professionals in achieving licensure success. Learn more about Milady by visiting