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skin

1. n. a dollar bill. This ticket cost me a couple of skins—and it’s not worth it. You got a skin for the tollbooth?
2. and skinhead n. someone with a shaved or bald head. (Some such persons may also engage in political violence.) Who’s the skinhead with the earrings?
3. tv. to cheat or overcharge someone. The guy who sold me this car really skinned me.
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According to Walker, most people should have two basic products in their skincare arsenal: a cleanser and a moisturizer in two different formulations, one for days when skin needs more moisture, and one for days when skin may be more oily.
The layering of skin is encouraging new and different treatments for both humans and buildings.
There, melanin forms an array of microscopic parasols over the skin cells' nuclei, shielding the DNA from ultraviolet rays.
NAILS Lanky you--most colors look great on beige skin tones.
As young people flock to beaches and tanning salons, skin cancer is becoming more common and appearing at younger ages, Kaur says.
Since they permeate to the deep levels of the skin, they nourish, tighten, cleanse, detoxify, increase blood circulation, calm and support the skin's functions.
Its so-called wiping movements cover its skin with a waxy barrier that locks in moisture.
In dogs with allergic skin disease, however, the numbers of M.
Work the second skin off from the top to bottom of the mask.
Most frightening: the most lethal form of skin cancer, called melanoma, is increasing rapidly, particularly in women.
I have firemen, policemen, businessmen,'' said Jennifer Venable, owner of Jennifer's Professional Skin Care, which, in addition to skin treatments, offers massage, cellulite body work, waxing, Botox/collagen injections and permanent makeup.
Diagnosis follows an "ABCD" rubric: the cancer's loss of normal growth control can lead moles and other skin spots to become Asymmetric, display irregular or blurred Borders, develop an uneven or unusual Color, or change in Diameter.
The most common operative procedures of the auricle are small skin excisions and reconstructions.
Australia constitutes a very important market for PhotoCure, as this is the country with the highest frequency of sun-induced skin diseases in the world.
But we do have some control over our exposure to sunlight, which can damage and age our skin prematurely.