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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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Caring for (and Understanding) the Cuticle

January 5, 2011  | 

To start in on fulfilling your requests for help with preventing lifting, a good place to begin is the cuticle. Most likely we all go through the steps of cuticle work and everyone uses different tools,

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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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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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wellness

December 27, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Wellness refers to an overall philosophy associated with an individual’s lifestyle which, through a combination of exercise, diet, and mental well-being can reduce health care utilization and costs. Many salons and spas are capitalizing on the growing popularity of wellness and taking care of one’s body by offering services that help nurture both mind and body.

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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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diamond dust

December 17, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Diamond dust is the material leftover from cutting diamonds. Its hardness makes it desired for a wide variety of uses.

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