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Wellcome Library Insight: The Quest for Perfect Skin

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08/09/2010

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This week’s free Wellcome Library Insight session – on Thursday 9th September – explores the roots of the ‘beauty industry’, its consequences for the individual and its relationship with health, comparing early modern skincare preparations with today’s practices.

Speaker:
Stefania Crowther, Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, UCL

The session starts at 3.00pm and tickets are available from the Wellcome Collection Information Desk from 1.30pm onwards.

For more details, see the Wellcome Collection website.

Ross Macfarlane

Ross Macfarlane is the Research Engagement Officer at the Wellcome Library.

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