The Gloss-ary: R is for Rosebud - BeautyOfASite
December 16, 2016

The Gloss-ary: R is for Rosebud


 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!


Resin: substance formed from the secretions of plants.

Resorcinol: in mild solutions, used as an antiseptic and as a soothing preparation for itchy skin.
Retin-A: derived from vitamin A, it is used in the treatment of acne.
Retinol: a vitamin A acid. The main ingredient in Retin-A and Renova. These products are used to treat fine wrinkles and acne.

Riboflavin: Vitamin B2. Believed to accelerate tyrosine in tanning products. Produces a characteristic yellow color in lotions.

Rosacea: a skin condition characterized by inflammed, red, oily, acne-prone areas.
Rose Hips: extract of various species of wild roses, rich in vitamin C.
Rosemary: a general effect attributed to this herb is the promotion of wound healing. Has stimulating, rejuvenating and antiseptic properties.
Royal Jelly: stimulates the renewal of healthier skin.