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Learn the Language of Beauty


Learn the language from A to Z.

Define “Free Radicals” and know how ARTISTRY® Aura of Protection acts as the perfect shield. Understand the difference between “antioxidants” and “humectants” for superior hydration.

BEAUTY GLOSSARY

Free Radicals
Energized oxygen molecules created from UV exposure that damage the skin. We recommend: ARTISTRY Aura of Protection technology to help protect skin from free radical damage.

Antioxidants
Consider vitamins that help fight free radical damage. We recommend: Vitamin E, C, A for additional protection.

Humectants
Ingredients that hold and bind water to your skin. We recommend: Indian Fig, Hyaluronic Acid.

UVA/UVB Rays
The sun’s ultraviolet rays are classified into different wavelengths, UVA and UVB. UVB rays mainly affect the outer layers of the skin and can cause sunburn. The epidermis, or skin’s outer layer, absorbs UVA rays, which penetrate more deeply and are a proven cause of premature aging of the skin.

Cell Communication
A continuous exchange of moisture and nutrients which takes place on a cellular level.

Collagen
A fibrous protein that is the chief component of connective tissue (skin and tendons).

Dermis
Skin’s inner or second layer.

Elastin
The skin’s connective fiber. Its flexibility and elasticity hold tissues in place.

Epidermis
The skin’s outer or top layer.

Lipids
Naturally found in the epidermis, they seal in moisture by strengthening the natural skin barrier; protecting against water lost.