Skin & Hair Glossary of ingredients & terms. Defining how to use hair & skin ingredients for best results. Updated regularly.
- Neem Oil
- Neem Oil removes sebum, dandruff, dry skin flakes, and eczema that can all impair hair growth. It promotes hair growth by improving the health of the scalp, giving it a soothing, protective barrier. It also makes hair soft. Neem has an odor that is far less noticeable with a product than when used alone.
- Neutral Protein Filler
- Neutral Protein Filler is a concentrated wheat protein liquid added to hair dye mixes to compensate for porous hair or hair that has been recently color corrected. Commonly used in DIY hair coloring and manufactured dyes to obtain even saturation results. Neutral Protein Filler can also be used as a diluted protein treatment for severely damaged hair too compromised to re-color.
- Niacinamide is a Vitamin B3 derivative. It combats sallowness, blotchiness and the hyperpigmented spots in aging skin. A natural way to suppress excess melanin and fight age spots. It works well on the thin skin of the eye area. It is a very good addition to an anti-aging regimen because it addresses a loss of elasticity and reduces redness. It also fades acne scars and brightens the skin.
- Non-comedogenic is when an ingredient or product is unlikely to clog pores and create a whitehead or blackhead.