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  1. What is a White Head?
  2. What is a wood's light? (also known as a black light or UVB camera)
  3. What are the benefits of Vitamin C in skin care?
  4. What are some antioxidants often used in skin care products?
  5. What happens when skin is exposed to a dry environment?
  1. a A diagnostic tool whereby ultraviolet light (at a wavelength of ~ 365 nm) is shone onto the patients skin and shows any abnormalities as a fluroescence (light emitted from absorbing radiation). It reveals dark facial spots before they are visible to normal light.
  2. b Vitamin C promotes Collage Synthesis and is an antioxidant.
  3. c Skin produces more NMF, but production takes several days to reach necessary levels, consequently skin may become quite dehydrated. This is why moisturizing is essential in a dry environment. [Skin Type Solution, 19]
  4. d ...
  5. e Cucumber extract, Vitamin E, Coenzyme Q10, Grapeseed Extract

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Classic examples are petrolatum and lanolin. For sensitive skin, dimethicone and shea butter.
  2. Damaged skin (typically damaged by the sun) cannot produce many of the ingredients needed to maintain skin's youthful appearance, and so the goal of skin care products is to replace and replenish those ingredients to restore youthful skin.
  3. Cancer of the melanocytes.
  4. Over scrubbing the skin, hot water, irritating skin-care ingredients (ALCOHOL, which is irritating for everyone, menthol, lime, eucalyptus, fragrances, essential oils : all of which are more of a concern for people with sensitive skin)
  5. Small whitish lumps on the skin caused by clogged sebaceous glands. Milia typically occur on the face with the most common locations being around the eyes, face, across the nose and cheeks. In many instances, Milia disappear after a few weeks.

5 True/False questions

  1. Are tanning beds safe or beneficial to the skin?Increased levels of estrogen can result in unwanted dark spots on the skin; however, estrogen also works to maintain the skin's youthfulness. After menopause, women who do not take estrogen will find that their skin's appearance will decline rapidly. Health takes precedence though; do not take estrogen replacement therapy if it is contraindicated.


  2. Why do fingers and toes look wrinkled after sustained immersion in water but legs, arms, back, etc. do not?Fingers and toes contain fewer lipids than other parts of the body making them more susceptible to the effect of sustained immersion in water removing significant amounts of Sebum causing skin to absorb more water thus swelling and appearing wrinkled. []


  3. What are some examples of ingredients which forestall the transfer of color into skin cells?Renova, Avage, Retin-A


  4. What are ceramides?Melanocytes are the pigment (melanin) producing skin cells.


  5. What is Glycerin?A syrupy fatty alcohol formed by the saponification (the process of combining a fat and an oil to make soap through application of heat) of a fat and an oil. It is an excellent skin softener and humectant, and a very strong water binder. [Quizlet : Chapter 13 Skin Care Products by trujiloolga]