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  1. What is an Emollient (from L. mollire "to soften", related to the word mollify) ?
  2. What are anti-inflamatories?
  3. What is Exfoliation?
  4. What are some examples of Emolllients?
  5. What are ephelides?
  1. a Another term for freckles. They are typically associated with red hair and fair skin. The MC1R gene is believed to be the gene responsible for freckles and it is closely associated with red hair and fair skin.
  2. b Ingredients which soothe the skin and reduce inflammation.
  3. c Removing the dead skin cells on the surface layer of skin to reveal the smoother, younger skin cells underneath. The benefits of exfoliation can be seen "literally overnight." [Cosmetic Cop Podcast, July 18th, 2012]
  4. d Cetearyl Alcohol, Isopropyl Myristate, Triglyceride, Myristic Acid, Palmitic Acid, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Glyceryl Linoleate, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, Decyl Oleate, and Stearic Acid. Natural Emollients include : Lanolin, Plant Oils (Jojoba), Aloe Vera, Shea Butter, and Cocoa Butter. [http://www.mybeautybeat.com/blog/whats-the-difference-between-moisturizer-and-emollient/]
  5. e Emollients, also commonly referred to as Moisturizers, are products that help to soften skin or to treat skin that has become dry. Most emollients are forms of oil or grease, such as mineral oil, squalene, and lanolin. They work by increasing the ability of skin to hold water, lubrication of the skin, and providing skin with a layer of oil to prevent water loss. [http://www.wisegeek.com/what-are-emollients.htm]

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. They have drier skin as a result of the loss of cholesterol which is an essential component of healthy skin.
  2. A substance which softens the skin [from Latin. "ex" = out and "mollire" = soften]
  3. Retinol has been proven to reduce fine lines, wrinkles, promote collagen production, accelerate the removal of dead skin cells by increasing the rate at which skin cells divide, consequently preventing the formation of brown spots as Melanocytes cannot produce pigment with the same speed at which skin cells are renewed. [Skin Type Solution, 15]
  4. AVOID THE SUN.
  5. The SPF number refers to the degree of protection the sunscreen offers from UVB ("Burning") radiation. It does NOT have any bearing on UVA ("Aging") radiation protection.

5 True/False questions

  1. What is the simplest skin-care practice one can do to dramatically and immediately improve the appearance of the skin?Physical sunscreens REFLECT sunlight. Chemical sunscreens ABSORB UV light.

          

  2. Why is inflammation so damaging to the skin?...

          

  3. Is Hydroquinone safe to be used for a protracted period of time?Grapefruit Seed Extract, Citric Acid, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Rosemary Extract

          

  4. What are some examples of Occlusives?Cetearyl Alcohol, Isopropyl Myristate, Triglyceride, Myristic Acid, Palmitic Acid, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Glyceryl Linoleate, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, Decyl Oleate, and Stearic Acid. Natural Emollients include : Lanolin, Plant Oils (Jojoba), Aloe Vera, Shea Butter, and Cocoa Butter. [http://www.mybeautybeat.com/blog/whats-the-difference-between-moisturizer-and-emollient/]

          

  5. What is the goal of skin care for damaged skin?AHA stands for Alpha Hydroxy Acid. The most commonly used AHA's are Glycolic Acid and Lactic Acid.