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by Keira Smith

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Professional terminology for facial products.
Abrasives are used in the cosmetic industry in products such as body and facial scrub, soaps, dermabrasion and cleansing lotions.In the case applications such as facial scrubs and dermabrasion, abrasives actually sand the skin to improve skin contour by removing old layers of damaged skin.
Antioxidants helps protect the skin cells from oxidative damage caused by free radicals and environmental aggressors like UV and pollution and ageing and may improve skin texture and appearance.People can consume them in their diet or apply them to their skin by using skin care products.
Aqueous cream is a non-greasy emollient or moisturiser, used to relieve dry skin conditions such as eczema.It helps to retain moisture on the skin and reduce dryness.Aqueous cream hydrates and nourishes relief for smoother and more comfortable consistency for various skin requirements.However, the aqueous cream can damage the skin barrier when used as a leave-on emollient.
Astringent helps to tighten and shrink the appearance of pores, while cleansing the skin and removing any excess oiliness because they can dry out your skin, they are often recommended for those with oily or acne-prone skin but aren’t advised for those with sensitive skin it also removes any leftover makeup on your face.
Broad spectrum SPF
Broad spectrum SPF are effective because they protect the skin from both UVA and UVB rays.Even with a high SPF value, if a sunscreen isn’t broad spectrum, you won’t be protected from all UVA rays.It blocks ultraviolet radiation from being absorbed by the skin.UV radiation damages the skin and can lead to sunburns and skin cancer.
Ceramides are lipids, which are fatty acids that are produced in the sebaceous glands.Ceramides help to moisture and strengthen the protective skin moisture barrier, and protects the skin from external aggressors such as weather and pollution.
Comedogenic ingredient is a substance that has a high likelihood of clogging the pores, subsequently leading to blemishes and blackheads.Products containing comedogenic ingredients will exacerbate breakouts and contribute to the problem which is clogged pores.