Beauty Secrets For Women

Macrobiotics: The study of prolonging life with diet or other ingested substances.

Malic Acid: A glycolic acid derived from apples.

Mallow: An anti-inflammatory substance that helps prevent age lines and reduce eye swelling.

Matt: A non-shiny surface that absorbs light.

Melanin: The black pigment found in hair or skin.

Melanoma: A type of skin cancer characterized by a black or dark brown pigmented tumor.

Moisturizer: An emollient cream used to hydrate skin.

Naturopathy: A type of therapy that depends on natural forces rather than surgery or medicine to treat disease.

Non-comedogenic: Also called non-occlusive. Refers to products that do not cause skin breakouts because they do not plug the pores of the skin.

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.

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 Gelly: Stimulates the renewal of healthier skin.



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