The Science of Beauty

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Published by DK

By Michelle Wong

RRP: £16.99

About The Science of Beauty

Get the facts about the biggest beauty and skincare trends from Instagram's cosmetic science expert Dr Michelle Wong.

Will eating dairy give me acne? Do I need to wear sunscreen every day? How often should I wash my hair? What's the best way to fade scars? And is "clean beauty" really as healthy as it sounds?

The Science of Beauty reveals the truth behind the bold marketing claims and viral TikTok trends, and tells you what you really need to know about the products you use every day. Dr Wong will show you how to form good habits and learn what really works. Decipher the ingredients that make up your make-up, find out the facts about botox and laser treatments, and discover whether beauty brands can ever be truly sustainable.

Chemist and science educator Dr Michelle Wong, aka Lab Muffin Beauty Science ("the face and voice of beauty science" – Wired), answers over 100 frequently asked questions with no-nonsense facts and informative graphics – backed up by the latest research. She empowers you to make the most of your beauty and body-care routines.