The Gloss-ary: D is for Diva - BeautyOfASite
July 18, 2016

The Gloss-ary: D is for Diva


 The Gloss-ary continues with some vital terminology for your beautiful self! Keep checking back for more editions to the gloss-ary, or browse what we already have:


Dandeliona vegetable source of protein that is high in skin-friendly ingredients.

Depilate: to remove hair on the skin's surface.
Dermabrasion: a procedure in which the skin is sanded to improve its texture. Microdermabrasion uses a type of sand to abrade the skin, usually done by an esthetician or a cosmetic doctor. Cosmetic physicians can perform a deeper type of dermabrasion using small burrs or wires to remove the outer layers of the skin.
Dermal: related to skin.

Dermatitis: inflammation of the skin.

Dermis: the under layers of the skin.
Dihydroxyacetone (DHA): a self-tanning agent used in cosmetics.
Dimethicone: Used for its superior spreadability, excellent emolliency, and water repellency.
DNA Enzyme Complex: bioengineered to supply the body with moisturization. and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Dong Quai: traditional Chinese herb used to treat menopausal symptoms and menstrual irregularity.