Skin & Beauty Glossary Terms

Free Radicals

Energized oxygen molecules created from UV exposure that damage the skin.


Consider vitamins that help fight free radical damage. We recommend Vitamin E, C, A for additional protection.

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Ingredients that hold and bind water to your skin. We recommend Indian Fig, Hyaluronic Acid.

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The sun’s ultraviolet rays are classified into different wavelengths, UVA and UVB. UVB rays mainly affect the outer layers of the skin and can cause sunburn. The epidermis, or skin’s outer layer, absorbs UVA rays, which penetrate more deeply and are a proven cause of premature aging of the skin.

Cell Communication

A continuous exchange of moisture and nutrients takes place on a cellular level.


A fibrous protein is the chief component of connective tissue (skin and tendons).


Skin’s inner or second layer.

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The skin’s connective fiber. Its flexibility and elasticity hold tissues in place.


The skin’s outer or top layer.


Naturally found in the epidermis, they seal in moisture by strengthening the natural skin barrier; protecting against water loss.

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