Definition guide of skin and hair care terms. We define the terminology of skin and hair care, focusing on effective ingredients. Updated regularly.
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- Jasmine Oil comes from the white Jasmine flower. Jasmine Oil is used in skincare to support elasticity by preventing elastin degradation. Jasmine oil is an anti-inflammatory high in antioxidants. It strengths hair and reduces hair breakage. It is expensive as it is a time consuming extraction process requiring thousands of blooms for a small amount of oil. Jasmine is also used as a scent including in perfumes such as Chanel No. 5
- Jojoba is excellent for hair, scalp, face, and body skin. It hydrates and nourishes while cleansing the scalp of impurities. It removes excess sebum, dandruff, and flakes blocking follicles. It moisturizes dry hair. Jojoba has a similar structure to sebum, replacing the natural oils the scalp needs to stay healthy. It regulates oily skin, removes impurities and flakes, reduces inflammation and soothes skin. Jojoba is soothing to the skin, softens wrinkles, and eases acne. Jojoba oil is an emollient, made of 98% monounsaturated fats. Jojoba gives elasticity and softness to hair. Jojoba is a carrier oil, increasing the efficacy of other active ingredients. As a carrier oil, it enhances the ingredients it is paired with instead of creating a barrier.
- Juniper Fruit Extract
- Juniper Fruit Extract comes from juniper berries. It has both soothing and antioxidant properties.