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Sebum

Sebum

What is it: A natural oil produced by the skin to lubricate and protect it

Strobing

Strobing

What is it: Bringing to light high points of the face with the application of highlighter on it

Satin

Satin

What is it: A non-shiny but smooth colour formula

Sheer

Sheer

What is it: Cosmetic shades with minimum colour pigment; often translucent in finish

Silicone Oils

Silicone Oils

What is it: Used in cosmetics to prevent liquids from thickening in order to ensure their smooth application

Serum

Serum

What is it: A skin-care product that contains high concentrations of active ingredients and claims superior penetration of the skin's surface when applied

Shellac

Shellac

What is it: A nail varnish which is half gel and half polish, popular for being chip free and more durable than regular polish

Soy

Soy

What is it: Rich in proteins and vitamins, this natural, non-irritating extract is a mild skin brightener that blocks the transfer of pigment

Sulfates

Sulfates

What is it: Cleansing agents found in face and body washes, shampoos etc. that aide in removing dirt and oil.

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