Dermatology and your skin from A to Z with our Dermatology Glossary: a dermatology glossary of essential words you need to know to better understand dermatological products and how your skin works.
A fibrous protein found in the dermis that is produced by fibroblasts. It contributes to the skin's resistance, tone and elasticity.
A skin blemish containing sebum. There are two types: open comedones or "blackheads" and closed comedones or "microcysts".