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seaweed

January 17, 2011  | Encyclopedia

An ocean vegetable rich in vitamins and minerals that contains elements essential to the proliferation of healthy skin cells.

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jojoba

January 6, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Jojoba is an emollient for skin and hair that is obtained from the nut of the jojoba shrub. Jojoba is a liquid wax that is highly penetrating and has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant qualities.

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green tea

January 6, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Comes from the leaves of the Camellia Sinesis plant and contains the highest concentration of powerful antioxidants called polyphenols.

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caffeine

January 5, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Caffeine in its pure form is a bitter, white substance that acts as a stimulant drug. Pure caffeine is an odorless white crystal or powder that is intensely bitter.

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shea butter

January 3, 2011  | Encyclopedia

A natural moisturizer in butter form from the nut of the shea tree, containing vitamins A and E.

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pigment

January 3, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Substance that gives paint or nail polish color, derived from natural or synthetic materials that have been ground into fine powders.

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peppermint

January 3, 2011  | Encyclopedia

A hybrid mint that is a cross between water mint and spearmint. Peppermint is often used in aromatherapy to relieve stress, exhaustion and anxiety and its oil can be applied to cool and brighten dull skin.

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licorice root

January 2, 2011  | Encyclopedia

The root of the glycyrrhiza glabra plant, a legume that sprouts purple and blue flowers. The root has a brown, bark-like exterior and yellow interior and is 50 times sweeter than sugar.

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glycerin

January 2, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Glycerin is a thick, colorless, non-toxic liquid known for having a slightly sweet taste. Due to its humectant properties, which allow it to absorb moisture from the air, glycerin is used in skin emollients to keep skin supple.

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baking soda

January 2, 2011  | Encyclopedia

A powdery white chemical salt with crystalline grains. Its slightly grainy texture helps to exfoliate and soften calloused skin.

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azulene

January 2, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Azulene is dark blue chamomile extract that comes by steam distillation of the chamomile flower. Chamomile has been used for centuries in Europe as a popular herbal treatment for numerous ailments, and chamomile tea is said to have mildly sedating eff ects.

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argan oil

January 2, 2011  | Encyclopedia

A vitamin E-rich oil derived from the nut of the argan tree that absorbs quickly and is highly moisturizing. Argan oil can be purchased for cooking and eating.

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tea tree oil

December 27, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Tea tree oil, also known as melaleuca, it is extracted from the leaves of the Australian tea tree for its antiseptic and antibacterial uses. Tea tree oil is a natural antiseptic ingredient with broad-spectrum antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as excellent solvency and dermal penetration.

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honey

December 27, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Honey is a sweet fluid produced by honey bees from the nectar of flowers.

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essential oil

December 20, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Essential oils are essences extracted from plants that contain the scent and other therapeutic properties of that plant.

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