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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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CC stands for 'colour correction', so these creams are designed to tackle dullness, redness or sallowness in your skin tone.
But it also appeared to reverse changes associated with the ageing effects of too much sun, including fine and deep wrinkles, dark spots, shadows and sallowness.
3-5) A three-month double-blind study in 19 patients with moderately photodamaged facial skin found a significant improvement in fine wrinkling, tactile roughness, skin tone, and sallowness on the side treated with ascorbic acid compared with the control side.
To prevent sallowness, manufacturers of personal care products are offering solutions designed to meet these specific needs.
It contains spherically shaped powders to diffuse the light, white pearl and blue pigment to correct any sallowness, and bearberry extract, a brightening agent, to boost the skin's radiance.
He and other writers of the time warn of toxic effects, including sallowness, leatheriness of the skin, and "spasmodic tremblings of the muscles of the face, ending in partial or complete paralysis.
Consumers have been quick to embrace advances in technology as evidenced by the ongoing success of AHAs, fruit-based acids that have been proven effective at smoothing skin and reducing sallowness.
So as well as tackling age spots, the three DreamTone serums target and prevent redness in fair skin, sallowness in medium skin or purple tones in darker skin.
Shahrzad Bakthian (L'Oreal, USA) summarized the effect that 5% vitamin C formula had on facial skin texture, pigmentation, skin complexion, enlarged pores and sallowness.
Light-reflective bases have fine translucent micro spheres, some pink, some blue and others with a hint of sheen that bounces light off fines lines and shadows, counteracting greyness and sallowness and helping bring back a fresher, brighter complexion.
The Wu mask was also fab - really tingly and got rid of my usual sallowness.