Skin Care Terminology and Facts Dictionary - F

Field Horsetail:see Equisetum arvense - herbaceous botanical
fortified:in the food, health and beauty industry - refers to the addition of a nutrient or nutrients to a product not contained in the product's natural state or increasing the quantity of a nutrient or nutrients found naturally in a product.
Fucus Vesiculosus:botanical also know variously as Sea Oak, Bladder Wrack, Rock Weed, Rock Wrack - a seaweed found on the coasts of the North Sea, Baltic Sea, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Its extract is filled with phlorotannin antioxidants, bioactive polyssacharides, amino acids, vitamins and minerals. It is know for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Helps in fight against skin aging, helps improve skin elasticity and supports skin hydration.
full spectrum:a sun shield, sun block or sunscreen formulated to protect against both UVA and UVB rays from ultra-violet light sources, such as the sun. Also known as broad spectrum.

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