Chapter 22

Card Set Information

Author:
6soccer
ID:
77890
Filename:
Chapter 22
Updated:
2011-04-06 23:04:26
Tags:
vocabulary
Folders:

Description:
Facials - Vocabulary
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user 6soccer on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. Skin that does not produce enough sebum, indicated by absence of visible pore
    ALIPIDIC
  2. Acids derived from plants, mostly fruit, and used to exfoliate the skin
    ALPHA HYDROXY ACIDS
  3. Sealed glass vials containing highly concentrate exttract in a water or oil base
    AMPOULES
  4. Positive electrode
    ANODE
  5. Therapeutic use of essential oils
    AROMATHERAPY
  6. Liquid that helps remove the excess oil in the skin
    ASTRINGENTS
  7. A rotating electric appliance with interchangeable brushes that can be attached to the rotating head
    BRUSHING MACHINE
  8. Negative electrode
    CATHODE
  9. Chemical agent that dissolves dead skin cells
    CHEMICAL EXFOLIANTS
  10. Massage movement accomplished by grasping the flesh firmly in one hand and moving the hand up and down along the bone while the other hand keeps the arm or leg in a steady position
    CHUCKING
  11. Clay preparations used to stimulate circulation and temporarily contract the pores of the skin
    CLAY-BASED MASKS
  12. Nonfoaming lotion cleansers for the face
    CLEANSING MILKS
  13. Clogged follicles just under the skin surface
    CLOSED COMEDONES
  14. Procedure or condition that requires avoiding certain treatment to prevent undesirable side affects
    CONTRAINDICATION
  15. European term describing areas of diffuse redness and dilated red capillaries
    COUPEROSE
  16. Masks treatments for dry skin that do not harden or dry on the face
    CREAM MASKS
  17. Light, continuous stroking movement applied with the fingers or the palms in a slow, rhythmic manner
    EFFLEURAGE
  18. Applicator for directing the electric current from the machine to the client's skin
    ELECTRODE
  19. Electrical facial treatments
    ELECTROTHERAPY
  20. Oil or fatty ingredients that prevent moisture from leaving the skin
    EMOLIENTS
  21. Chemical exfoliants that involve the use of enzymes that help speed up the breakdown of keratin, the protein in skin
    ENZYME PEELS
  22. Ingredient that assists in the process of exfoliation
    EXFOLIANTS
  23. Rremoval of excess dead cells from the skin surface
    EXFOLIATION
  24. Wash-off product that contains a surfactant
    FOAMING CLEANSERS
  25. Liquid that helps remove excess oil in the skin
    FRESHNERS
  26. Deep rubbing movement requiring pressure on the skin with the fingers or palm while moving them over an underlying structure
    FRICTION
  27. Form of petrissage in which the tissue is grasped, gently lifted, and spread out; used mainly for massaging the arms
    FULLING
  28. Enzyme peels in which a cream is applied to the skin before streaming and forms a hardened crust that is then massaged or "rolled" off the skin
    GOMMAGES
  29. Chopping movement performed with the edges of the hands in massage
    HACKING
  30. Substances that absorb moisture or promote the retention of moisture
    HUMECTANTS
  31. Substances that help speed up the breakdown of keratin, the protein in the skin
    KERATOLYTIC ENZYMES
  32. Application of light reays to the skin for treating disorders
    LIGHT THERAPY
  33. Special cosmetic preparations applied to the face to tighten, tone, hydrate, and nourish the skin
    MASKS
  34. Manual or mechanical manipulation of the body by rubbing, pinching, kneading, tapping, and other movements to increase metabolism and circulation, promote absorption, and relieve pain
    MASSAGE
  35. Lubricants designed to give the practitioner a good slip (slippery quality) during massage
    MASSAGE CREAMS
  36. Methods of physical contact used to scrape or bump cells off the skin
    MECHANICAL EXFOLIANTS
  37. A galvanic treatment that is a computerized device with many skin care applications, namely, toning
    MICROCURRENT
  38. Mechanical exfoliation that involves "shooting" aluminum oxide or other crystals at the skin with a hand-held device that exfoliates dead cells
    MICRODERMABRASION
  39. Facial masks containing special crystals of gypsum, a plaster-like ingredient
    MODELAGE MASKS
  40. Products formulated to add moisture to the skin
    MOISTURIZERS
  41. Point on the skin over the muscles where pressure or stimulation will cause contraction of that muscle
    MOTOR POINT
  42. Also known as blackheads; follicles impacted with solidified sebum and dead cell buildup
    OPEN COMEDONES
  43. Follicle opening
    OSTIUM
  44. Specially prepared facial masks containing paraffin and other beneficial ingredients; typically used with treatment cream
    PARAFFIN WAX MASKS
  45. Kneading movement performed by lifting, squeezing, and pressing the tissue with a light, firm pressure
    PETRISSAGE
  46. Massage movement in which the tissues are pressed and twisted using a fast back-and-forth movement
    ROLLING
  47. Heats and produces a stream of warm steam that can be focused on various areas of the skin
    STEAMER
  48. Most stimulating massage movement, consisting of short, quick tapping, slapping and hacking movements
    TAPOTEMENT OR PERCUSSION
  49. Dilated red capillaries
    TELANGIECTASIAS
  50. Liquid that helps remove excess oil in the skin
    TONERS
  51. Cream designed to hydrate and condition the skin during the night; heavier in consistency and texture than a moisturizer
    TREATMENT CREAM
  52. In massage, the rapid shaking of the body part while the balls of the fingertips are pressed firmly on the point of application
    VIBRATION
  53. Vigorous movement in which the hands, placed a little distance apart on both sides of the client's arm or leg and working downward, apply a twisting motion against the bones in the opposite direction
    WRINGING

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview