DANAZOL

A drug sometimes linked to excess hair growth.

DANDRUFF 

Flaking scalp due to excessive cell production. 

DEEP PENETRATING TREATMENT 

A conditioner for hair meant for occasional use. Of greater intensity than ordinary conditioners. Formulas usually contain protein, vitamins, and moisture to help dry, damaged hair. 

DEPILATE 

Removal of hair on the surface of the skin. Examples include shaving or the use of depilatory creams. 

DEPILATION

The temporary removal of hair.

DEPILATORIES

Substances used to dissolve hair above the skin’s surface.

DEPTH 

The darkness or lightness of a colour. 

DERMABRASION

A cosmetic procedure used to smooth skin and reduce scars.

DERMAL PAPILLA

The dermal papilla is situated at the base of the hair follicle. The dermal papilla contains nerves and blood vessels which supply glucose for energy and amino acids to make keratin.A tiny bulge at the root of a hair, believed to be one of the primary targets in permanent hair removal.

DERMAL SHEATH

A lining around a hair.