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ALL ABOUT HAIR

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A trustworthy hair care manual, equally suitable for men and women, which exposes common commercial ploys, clarifies the uses and limitations of specific practices and products, and looks extensively at (still risky) hair replacement processes. Dr. Feinberg laconically dismisses flimflam schemes and assorted quackeries, explaining why you can't eat your way to a hairier scalp or expect much from trichologists--""experts"" with crewcut credentials. The section on shampoos, conditioners, colorings, etc., written with a minimum of technical terms, distinguishes theories and rat-research findings from human certainties. And the discussion of wigs, weaving, and implants, noting advantages and disadvantages, doesn't scant on current medical judgment: implants are not yet generally endorsed because the difficulties still outweigh projected benefits. All this steady reasonableness plus apt diagrams and photographs and an unstrained conversational text. Recommended.

Pub Date: Jan. 1st, 1978
Publisher: Wallingford Press--dist. by Chilton