ISBN 9789351363415,Dermocracy







Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789351363415

ISBN-10 9351363414


Number of Pages 166 Pages
Language (English)

Autobiography: science, technology & medicine

Is it true that brown skin and hair-care regimens should just reverse all the prescriptions for white skin? Is gel better than foaming cleanser for shaving? How far does diet impact skin quality? Can moisturisers make your acne worse? Is brown skin more prone to sensitivity and pigmentation? Is there anything you can do about the circles or bags under your eyes? Shaving or waxing-whats better? What can you do about your oily scalp? Is it true that brown skin ages slowly? Can you slow down the ageing further? Sharad P. Paul, internationally renowned, award-winning cutaneous oncologist and skin surgeon, found in the course of his research that brown skin is not the same as white skin. But just as it sold Caucasian image as the beauty ideal, the multibillion-dollar cosmetics industry is also calibrated towards the care of white skin. Pauls research, fuelled by his passion for dermocracy-as he calls it-proved that not all of these regimens worked for brown skin and some of them were actually harmful. He also found that Indians were by and large (Incorrectly) recycling the beauty advice that flows in from the west. Dermocracy, which distills his key findings on caring for brown skin, is a serious attempt to realign ideas surrounding skincare practise. It is, equally, a handy and easy guide to great skin. Essential reading for brown-skinned people everywhere.