Skin & Hair Glossary of ingredients & terms. Defining what skin & hair ingredients are and how to best use them. Updated regularly.
- Zinc deficiencies are common and can lead to hair loss. Zinc helps balance hormones and battles fatigue. Zinc supplements are readily available. Bloodwork will confirm deficiencies in zinc or other common vitamins needed for healthy hair.
- Zinc Oxide
- Zinc Oxide mineral in sunscreen that prevents UVA and UVB light from damaging the skin. Highly effective but often zinc oxide lends a white opacity to the skin
- Zinc Pyrithione
- Zinc Pyrithione is used to treat psoriasis and eczema on the skin. It is also used in dandruff shampoos.