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A Study on Skin Health Knowledge and Treatment -The case of female college students major and non-major in skin care-

피부건강에 대한 인식과 관리에 관한 연구 -피부미용 전공과 비전공 여대생을 중심으로-

  • 최성임 (명지전문대학 피부미용과) ;
  • 권영낭 (권영낭 피부미용연구소) ;
  • 이계영 (순천제일대학 뷰티케어과)
  • Received : 2012.04.05
  • Accepted : 2012.07.12
  • Published : 2012.07.31

Abstract

This study is intended to research female university students' concern with beauty care, their skin condition, knowledge and treatment comparing the majors with the non-majors in Seoul. This comparative study between them focused on their educational and behavioral differences in beauty care in the same living space, and the results were as follows: The majors' average point on the concern with skin health care was higher than the non-majors(p<.01). There were more combination skin type in the major group, and more dry skin type in the non-major group. Also, there were meaningful differences among the two groups in frequency of double cleansing after makeup, exfoliating, massaging or applying mask packs, using sunscreen(p<.01, p<.001, p<.01, p<.01). Further, intake rates of instant food and moisture were meaningfully different between them(p<.001, p<.05). In addition, the majors more tended to purchase cosmetics efficiently through lots of channels, and showed more active attitude to buy high-price cosmetics with outstanding properties although they have financial burden(p<.001). It was hoped that the results of this study would be used in skin care industry and education area in the future.

Keywords

Skin health;Skin knowledge;Skin treatment;Beauty care;Skin condition

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