Glossary

An extract of corn, zea mays is used as a binding substance and an emollient in cosmetic products.

This chemical element is used to speed up the rate at which wounds on the surface of the skin heal. Zinc also plays a big role in the growth and repair of body tissues, as well as playing a big part in the development of foetuses.

A compound often found in skin creams for the treatment of skin cancer and other dermal and epidermal diseases

Helps to smoothen, soften and heal the skin. Zinc Oxide is also used to provide protection against the sun.

Used to treatment dandruff and is one of the key ingredients in anti-dandruff shampoos.

This compound is a form of soap that repels water. This helps to improve the texture of skin.

Zirconium is a chemical element taken from the mineral zircon. It is often contained in deodorants and anti-perspirants.