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sallow

(săl′ō)
adj. sallow·er, sallow·est
Of a sickly yellowish hue or complexion.
tr.v. sal·lowed, sal·lowing, sal·lows
To make sallow.

sal′low·ly adv.
sal′low·ness n.

sallow

[sal′ō]
Etymology: ME, salou, dirty-gray
yellowish-gray in complexion.

sallow

(săl′ō) [AS. salo]
A sickly yellow color, usually describing complexion or skin color.
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In addition to improving the visible signs of skin aging -- red and brown blotches, sallowness and wrinkling -- photodynamic therapy can enhance the health of the skin by destroying abnormal growths.
The Wu mask was also fab - really tingly and got rid of my usual sallowness.
Patients were assessed by a blinded investigator for global photodamage, fine lines, mottled pigmentation, tactile roughness and sallowness prior to each treatment and 4 weeks after the final treatment.
The multi-coloured spheres even out redness and sallowness and leave a bit of sparkly glow.
Before each treatment and four weeks after the final treatment, patients were assessed by a blinded investigator for global photodamage, fine lines, mottled pigmentation, tactile roughness and sallowness.
Face- wise, M's make-up expert Clare decided Johanne needed a pinky palette to take away the sallowness of her complexion.
The enhancement of skin will decrease the amount of wrinkling, roughness, dryness, laxity, sallowness, or pigmentary mottling in skin.
A punchy, sheer crimson lippie helped counteract slight sallowness in Janet's skin tone.