Publications



Available from BASC
ISBN 978 1 4520 6603 5
£39.99 + P&P

 

 

 

Cover, the principles and art of para-medical skin camouflage

Adapted from Joyce Allsworth’s original text by Elizabeth Allen, principal tutor for the British Association of Skin Camouflage. A comprehensive instruction manual designed to meet the requirements for NVQ students and qualified medical-therapy professionals who wish to increase their expertise and provide this specialist service.

BASC is very grateful for the generous sponsorship from the Vocational Training Charitable Trust in producing our handbook. The VTCT had no editorial control over its content.

Expert Reader’s Comments:

"This book belongs on the bookshelf of every aspiring and accomplished skin camouflage practitioner and every beauty therapist who carries out even the smallest amount of camouflage work."

Angela Bartlett BABTAC & CIBTAC Chair (2009-2011)

"The use of skin camouflage methods of therapy for those with disfiguring conditions offers remarkable benefits to holistic patient care. This book is a comprehensive, yet readable, guide for all involved in such care. It certainly should be in every library of those caring for the disfigured."

Tim Goodacre MSc   MB   BS   FRCS
Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford
and Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford

"I always welcome texts that help dermatology patients cope with the challenges of their condition and I feel that this book is a great addition to the current self-help literature in the field."

Dr Linda Papadopoulos CPsychol  CSci   AFBPsS
Reader in Psychology at Metropolitan London University
(specific research interest in the field of psychodermatology)

"Changing Faces knows that many people who look 'different' find great value in effectively applied skin camouflage – and I am delighted to see that skin camouflage practitioners now have this most authoritative guide to enable them to help their clients."

James Partridge OBE  DSc(Hon)   FDSRCSEd(Hon)
Chief Executive, Changing Faces

"This book provides a comprehensive review of the principles and practices of skin camouflage. It is full of useful information and tips to guide practitioners. It will provide a valuable resource to all involved in skin camouflage."

Dr Andrew Wright M.Med.Sci(Hons.)   LRCP   MRCS   MBCHB   FRCP
Consultant Dermatologist

 

BASC journal - the Cover

The Cover, BASC's professional journal, is issued free of charge three times a year to Members, Patient Support Groups, Hospital Wards and Specialist Clinics. This allows everyone to be kept well informed of current issues, events and product changes.

The Cover also helps to raise public and professional awareness.

Please contact the Editor for copy deadlines.

 

We are very grateful for the generous sponsorship (printing and distribution costs) received from:

  • 2011-12 Vichy-L’Oreal
  • 2010-11 The British Association of Dermatologists

 

British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) Patient Information Leaflet - Skin Camouflage

This leaflet has been written to help you understand more about skin camouflage – what products are available, what can be achieved with them and where you can find out more about them.


 

BASC in the Media

 

 

Publication Issue / Web Link Article Print / Release Date
British Medical Journal BMJ 2012; 344 doi: 10.1136/bmj.d7921 - click here PRACTICE - Pointer Skin camouflage 5th January 2012
Expert Beauty Autumn 2011 - click here Second Skin ( page 118 - 121 ) Autumn 2011
HABIA News Autumn 2011 - click here Skin Camouflage ( page 81 ) Autumn 2011
Expert Beauty Summer 2011 - click here Camouflage and Lasers ( page 53 ) Summer 2011
International Therapist Issue 101 History of Skin Camouflage ( page 33 ) July 2012
Lupus UK News & Views Issue 96 Role of Skin Camouflage in Patients' Well Being Spring 2012
The Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance Website Skin camouflage, a simple aid to a complex problem
February 2012
Team In Practice Volume 7 Issue 3 Skin camouflage, an important role in patient care ( page 2,3 & 8 ) July 2012
The Probe Issue 30 Remedial Skin Camouflage by June Adam, BASC graduate ( page 4 ) December 2010
The Probe Issue 28 Should you include para-medical skin camouflage in your clinic? ( page 11-12 ) June 2010
Vitality ( BABTAC ) Feb/March 2010 Of concern to us all ( page 50-51) February 2010
Vitality ( BABTAC ) Aug/Sept 2009 good cover up - stereotypes (don’t) work ( page 58-59) August 2009
City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 Candidate Logbook 2009 Supplied background, photographs and quotations 2009
Atlas of Cosmetic Surgery (2nd Edition) 2009 - click here Skin Camouflage: BASC graduate Deidre A Steinman with husband Howard K Steinman (Dermatologist, USA) 2009
Cosmetic Dermatology Vol 22 No 5 Martha H Viera MD Clinical Research Fellow, Dept of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine: supplied background, photographs and quotations May 2009
Guild News May 2009 Skin Camouflage, veil of beauty
Claire Matthewman: supplied background, photographs and quotations ( page 80-83)
May 2009
Linkaws.co.uk - legal professionals’ web magazine 2009 Skin Camouflage by BASC Graduate Rowena Wilson ( page 16-17 ) 2009
Over the Counter 2008 Under Cover ( page 20-22 ) September 2008
Hot News Issue 106 Vol 4 Official journal of the Raynaud’s & Scleroderma Association: Report on the Scleroderma Family Weekend (Camouflage as a potential choice: workshop provided by BASC) 2008
Student Therapist 2007-2008 Skin Deep ( page 22-24 ) 2007
Skin Care Campaign News Issue 37 The importance of providing a skin camouflage service (page 8-9) Feb 2007
Reader's Digest Jan 2007 Red in the face? Help is at hand ( page 154 ) - background and quotations January 2007
MIMS Dermatology Vol 2 No. 3 Therapeutic Forum Camouflage for skin abnormalities 2006
Journal of Community Nursing Vol 20 Issue 12 The history of skin camouflage in health care ( page 14-18)

December 2006

About Face Newsletter Autumn 2006 sources of Support “it’s a cover-up!” Foundation for Head & Neck Cancer, Trauma and Deformity -H Frank Smith, supplied background information October 2006
Aesthetic Magazine Sept 2006 Under Cover ( page 36-38 ) September 2006
Practice Nurse Sept 2006 Woundcare : Minimising scars
Maureen Benbow, MSc, BA RGN HERC senior lecturer University College Chester, supplied background information, photographs and quotations ( page 53-58)
September 2006
International Therapist Issue 63 Remedial Skin Camouflage March 2005
Nursing Times: Clinical (Advanced) Vol 100 No. 5 Nurse-led management of hypertrophic and keloid scars -BASC Graduate Kim Davies, Charles Nduka, MBBS, MA, MD, MRCS, Graeme Moir, FRCS : Royal London Hospital February 2004
Vitality Sept/Oct 2003 Why you should be providing a corrective makeup and skin camouflage service for your clients ( page 15-17) September 2003
Cleft Lip (CLAPA) July 2002 Report on Make-Up Workshop provided by BASC's Sandra Robinson, Central Manchester and Manchester Children’s University Hospitals
July 2002
R Magazine Issue 24 A Dream Come True, from Shying away to Flying Away! By BASC Graduate Ros Pryor June 2002

NOTE: all media articles written prior to June 2002 are archived.

 


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