Monday, June 14, 2010

Wellcome Library Insight: The Quest for Perfect Skin

This week's free Wellcome Library Insight session - on Thursday 17th June - 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.

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

The session starts at 6.00pm and tickets are available from the Wellcome Collection Information Desk from 4.30pm onwards.

For more details, see the Wellcome Collection website.

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