A complete A-to-Z guide to the most common skin ailments and their treatments, using both conventional and alternative medicine. Here is a unique reference designed to help readers understand the nature of their individual skin type and to utilize the most effective therapies available for everything from common acne to wrinkles. In addition, this book provides hair and nail-care tips, as well as directions for skin self-exams that are crucial in detecting possible cancers. Using both conventional medicine as well as lesser-known treatments, such as homeopathy, electrotherapy, aromatherapy, and relaxation techniques, it will help make healthy, radiant skin a reality. Notes. Index.