Sage: A general effect attributed to this herb is the
promotion of wound healing. Has stimulating, rejuvenating
and antiseptic properties.
Salicylic Acid: An antiseptic that helps dissolve the
top layers of the skin.
Selenium: An oral, plant-derived preparation used for
its antifungal properties.
Shea Butter: An excellent emollient for use in creams,
lotions. Alleviates dry skin.
Shiatsu: A Japanese method of massage that uses acupressure.
SPF: Sun Protection Factor. A higher SPF means more protection
from the sun.
Sun Screen: Any substance applied to the skin which screens
or protects it from the sun.
Sunblock: A physical sunscreen or a barrier against the
sun's ultraviolet rays. Available in creams or ointments.
Superoxide Dismutase: A naturally occurring enzyme that
can protect the skin from free radicals, which can cause
Surfactants: Active agent which allows oil to mix with water