SAW PALMETTO

Saw Palmetto is a natural herb that has been shown to be an effective antiandrogen.

SCHIZOTRICHIA

"Trichoptilosis is the ""splitting of hairs at the ends,"" according to Dorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary, 21st edition, 1968. Often referred to as ""split ends."" Comes from the Greek root ""tricho"" meaning hair and ""ptilosis"" meaning ""falling out of the eyelashes."" Also called ""schizotrichia.""

SCLERODERMA

A disease of the skin and connective tissue that can cause hair loss over the affected areas.

SCRUNCH DRY

A technique for drying your hair which creates a style at the same time. Using a diffuser on your hairdryer, put the dryer underneath and literally scrunch your hair with your free hand.

SEBACEOUS

Fatty or greasy, usually referring to the oil-secrating glans of the scalp.

SEBACEOUS GLAND 

Oil producing gland in the dermis. 

SEBORRHOEIC DERMATITIS

Seborrhoeic dermatitis has been called a more extensive and severe form of dandruff.

SEBUM

The oily secretion of the sebaceous glands of the scalp, composed of keratin, fat or cellular debris. 

SECTIONING

Sectioning your hair allows you to only pay attention to a particular area or panel of hair. You or your hairdresser will do this when blow-drying, cutting or colouring your hair, and will section your hair by taking a panel of hair and pinning or ignoring the rest.

SEMI - PERMANENT 

A colour which lasts from 6 - 8 shampoos.