|Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP)|
the fuel from mitochondria and is the chemical energy “currency” of the cell that powers the cell’s metabolic activities.
a consolidation or merger.
A substance used that is harsh and rough in manner.
Thickening of the prickle cell layer or stratum granulosum.
make more noticeable or prominent
The natural acidity of the skin or hair, which helps to retard bacterial growth.
a bacterium with slender rod-shaped cells, usually in chains, that thrive in acidic conditions and is beneficial to the intestinal tract
a chronic inflammatory skin disorder of the sebaceous glands that is characterized by comedones and blemishes; also known as acne simplex or acne vulgaris.
When products produce quick breakouts in a matter of days.
a precancerous skin growth usually caused by sun exposure
The active ingredients list is the part of an ingredient label that must adhere to specific regulations mandated by the FDA. Active ingredients must be listed first on an ingredient label.
A procedure used in or adapted from Chinese medical practice in which specific body areas are pierced with fine needles for therapeutic purposes or to relieve pain or produce regional anesthesia.
A substance added to another product
animal connective tissue cell specialized for the synthesis and storage of fat