General Knowledge

Baumann, L. (2009). Cosmetic Dermatology: Principles and Practice (2nd ed.). United States: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing.

Thompson, K. and Park, C. (2015). Korean Beauty Secrets: A Practical Guide to Cutting-Edge Skincare & Makeup.  United States: Skyhorse Publishing.



Baumann, L. (2014). Cosmeceuticals and cosmetic ingredients. United States: McGraw-Hill Professional.

CosDNA Ingredient Analysis

Michalun, M. V., & Dinardo, J. C. (2015). Milady Skin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary (4th ed.). Clifton Park, NY, USA: Cengage Learning.

Paula’s Choice Ingredient Dictionary

Winter, R. (2009). A consumer’s dictionary of cosmetic ingredients: complete information about the harmful and desirable ingredients found in cosmetics and cosmeceuticals. United States: Three Rivers Press.



UV Filters Chart from Skinacea



pH Strips: SEOH 0-14 pH indicator strips bought from

Skin Analyzer: SMARTSTAR SG-5D Skin Monitor Tester Facial Face Moisture Oil Analyser bought from