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!A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T USage: a general effect attributed to this herb is the promotion of wound healing. Has stimulating, rejuvenating and antiseptic properties.Salicylic acids: an antiseptic that helps dissolve the top layers of the skin.Sea Kelp: the ashes of seaweeds, from which iodine is obtained; a large, coarse seaweed or wrack. Skin soother.Sea Wrack: seaweed cast ashore.Sesame Oil: a light, emollient oil obtained from sesame seeds.Selenium: an oral, plant-derived preparation used for its antifungal properties.Shea butter: an excellent emollient for use in creams, lotions. Alleviates dry skin.Shiatsu: a Japanese method of massage that uses acupressure.Slippery Elm Bark: the dried inner bark of ulmus fulva Used for its soothing and softening properties. A product of the North American elm tree.SPF: Sun Protection Factor. A higher SPF means more protection from the sun.Sun screen: any substance applied to the skin which screens or protects it from the sun.Sunblock: a physical sunscreen or a barrier against the sun's ultraviolet rays. Available in creams or ointments.Superoxide Dismutase: a naturally occurring enzyme that can protect the skin from free radicals, which can cause skin damage.Surfactants: active agent which allows oil to mix with water.
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