The Gloss-ary: H is for Highlight

August 31, 2016

The Gloss-ary: H is for Highlight


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:

Henna: a natural dye obtained from the ground dried leaves of a shrub found in North Africa and the Near East.
Holistic: a discipline that treats the body as a whole rather than individual parts.
Homeopathy: a method of treating disease with naturally occurring substances.
Hops: herb with moisturizing and astringent properties.

Horsechestnut: refreshes, improves circulation. Also used as an anti-inflammatory.

Humectant: a substance that attracts moisture.
Hyaluronic Acid: an acid that occurs naturally in the skin, helps retain the skin's natural moisture.
Hydrate: to add moisture to the skin.
Hydroquinone: a bleaching agent used in skin preparations.
Hyperpigmentation: darkening of the skin, commonly produced by ultraviolet radiation, which provokes melanocytes in the skin.
Hypo allergenic: a low chance of causing allergy or skin irritation.
Hypodermis: below the surface of the skin.


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