You’re not taking care of your skin. Maybe you think you are, with a counter full of lotions, serums, creams, and cleansers. But what we call “skincare” products aren’t caring for your skin so much as masking it. Worse yet, modern skincare disturbs your skin’s natural metabolism and impairs your beauty.
In Skin Sobering, “Beauty-Obsessed Scientist” Erin Yuet Tjam, Ph.D. and renowned anti-aging physician and skin specialist Ryuichi Utsugi, MD., deconstruct the myth of reliance on skincare products peddled by the beauty industry. Through evidence collected by treating thousands of patients, and reviewing hundreds of scientific studies, Utsugi and Tjam empower you to understand what will help your skin look and feel its best. By exploring your body’s biological processes, the chemical effects of all products, brilliant industry marketing, regulatory neglect, and people’s stories, you’ll see past the touched-up veil the beauty industry has cast over our understanding of our skin.
Beauty and health are not at odds. What’s healthy for your skin is also what makes you beautiful. Once you help your skin “sober up,” you’ll escape a health epidemic to which you didn’t realize you were contributing. You’ll also find a lifestyle and a financial freedom you didn’t realize you were missing.