A beta hydroxy acid with exfoliating and antiseptic properties, its natural sources include sweet birch, willow bark, and wintergreen. Check for client allergies to this acid and to aspirin.
Oil that is chemically combined with silicon and oxygen and leaves a non-comedogenic, protective film on the surface of the skin.
Baking soda; an inorganic salt used as a buffering agent, neutralizer, and a pH adjuster.
Sun Protection Factor. The number that follows is a measure of the time it will take for your skin to burn with the sunscreen applied, in comparison to unprotected skin. .
If Jane’s unprotected skin would burn in 10 minutes, an SPF 30 product (correctly applied) would give her 30 x 10 minutes in the sun before burning.
Cleansing agents that create a lather used to remove dirt and oil. Can be synthetic or plant derived.