The Gloss-ary: O is for Original - BeautyOfASite
November 14, 2016

The Gloss-ary: O is for Original


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:

Oat protein: is absorbed by the skin and hair, this protein has moisture-binding properties. It gives hair improved body and greater elasticity, forming a film over its surface.
Occlusive: substances that hold strongly to the surface of the skin, preventing access to the air and increasing absorption of cosmetic treatments.
Octyl methoxycinnamate: a chemical sun-blocking agent found in many sunscreen creams.
Octyl Stearate: derived from cascarilla bark and other natural items; provides a barrier between skin and the elements; softens and smoothes the skin.

Olive Oil: Extract of olive. Emollient. Superior penetrating ability. Used in lipsticks, hairdressings, shampoos, soaps and conditioners.