Glossary

A cold pressed, yellow oil from the rapeseed. Rapeseed oil is hydrogenated for use in cosmetics and has skin conditioning, moisturising, and viscosity controlling abilities.

This fruit, high in Vitamin A and B1, is used to treat many ailments including: cancer, bilious, children’s and woman’s health problems, colds, coughs, diabetes, morning sickness, sore throat, mouth ulcers, skin conditions are more.

A plant belonging to the legume family that is used to treat ailments of the skin such as acne and eczema.

A natural, aromatic substance used in skincare products. It has a soothing effect and can reduce stretch marks. The substance is suitable for sensitive skin.

A term used to describe the ability of a substance to heal body tissue.

REN is a cosmetics brand that makes products containing ingredients that are not harmful or irritating for the skin.

This is a substance derived from Vitamin A, and used to treat acne.

A hairdressing technique where rods are used to straighten excessively curly hair.

A natural, inert sugar not metabolised by the human body; used to help the skins cells absorb water.

A polysaccharide gum produced by fermenting Rhizobia. It is used as a viscosity controlling substance in cosmetics.

Rodiola Rosea is a plant-derived substance used to smoothen and soften the skin.