Saturday, March 13, 2010

BEAUTY GLOSSARY - DAFTAR ISTILAH KECANTIKAN

BEAUTY GLOSARY


Acetic Acid Sometimes used as a caustic or astringent.
Acne An inflammatory skin disease that effects the tiny pores thats cover the face, arms, back and chest as well as the oil glands attached to them.
Acrylic It has moisture barrier as well as waterproofing, water repelling properties.
Age Spots A darkly pigmented (colored) area on the skin that occurs with age.
Alkaline Any non-acid substance with a pH greater than 7.
Allergen Allergen is a substance that causes an allergic reaction.
Allantoin A botanical extract said to heal and soothe. Used in creams and topical preparations for the skin.
Almond Oil Vegetable oil derived from almonds with softening properties. Used in cosmetics.
Aloe Vera An emollient resin with hydrating/softening properties.
Alpha Hydroxy An active substance with exfoliating and emollient properties.
Althea Botanical root believed to have emollient and soothing capabilities for skin.
Astringent Toner helpful in controlling surface oils and in lowering the pH after cleansing.
Azulene An anti-inflammatory and soothing agent, derived from German chamomile.

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