Durvillaea Antarctica Extract- Extract derived from a species of algae (Durvillea antarctica).

Dulse Scrub- Powdered dulse seed, combined with water or oil, is used to scrub the body, eliminating dead skin and leaving a smooth surface. This also serves as a vitamin/mineral treatment. Gentle enough for sensitive skin.

Dosha- In traditional Ayurvedic practice, the doshas are the three subtle energies (vata, pitta, kapha) believed to circulate in the body.

Dry Brushing- Dry brushing with a massage brush, glove, or a rough towel improves the skin’s circulation. Brushing is performed in a specified manner from the feet upward and leaves the skin slightly red, but not damaged. Followed by hydrating oils or moisturizers. May be used as a precursor to other treatments.

Dry Room- A treatment room in which there is no shower or hydrotherapy equipment. Instead, hot towels are used to remove products from the client’s body, or clients take showers in a different area.

Dogwood- There is a small amount of research showing that dogwood has antioxidant and soothing properties.

Dissolving Exfoliants- Dissolving exfoliants are composed of alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) and beta-hydroxy acids (BHAs). AHAs include glycolic, citric, lactic, and malic acids. The most widely used BHA in cosmetics is salicylic acid, or its related substances sodium salicylate and willow extract.

Disteardimonium Hectorite- Used as a suspending agent, often with pigments.



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