tanning agent

tanning agent

[′tan·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(materials)
Any one of the tannins used to treat skins and hides to preserve the hide substance and to protect it from decay.
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It is widely used as a flame retardant in the textile industry and a tanning agent in the leather industry.
Councils across England and Wales report a big rise in the use of image and performance-enhancing drugs, Ipeds, such as steroids and the tanning agent melatonin.
You start with the Pre-Colour Primer, which contains a low-level tanning agent, follow with the Bronzing Mousse, then buff away.
But any residue from products such as moisturiser create a barrier, preventing the tanning agent from penetrating evenly."
Anhydrous stannous chloride (tradename Stannochlor) was also used by the pharmaceutical industry and as a tanning agent, a reagent in analytical chemistry and as a catalyst in organic reactions.
It must be because Skinny Tan is the first instant tanner made with a natural tanning agent that also combines firming - so you are not just tanned but may look a little thinner too.
"Reports have been received about the import of arecanut as a vegetable tanning agent under duty exemption schemes.
In other words, it reflects the reaction between chrome tanning agent and hide proteins which results in stabilizing the fibers by crosslinking.
Harknett says:Ce"Don't use a moisturiser all over your body before tanning as it works as a barrier against the tanning agent that reacts with the proteins on our skin.
"Don't use a moisturiser all over your body before tanning as it works as a barrier against the dihydroxyacetone or DHA, the tanning agent that reacts with the proteins on our skin," he says.
Wax 48 hours or shave 24 hours before tanning to avoid product entering open pores on your legs and use moisturiser although don't slap it on all over your body before tanning as it works as a barrier against the dihydroxyacetone or DHA, the tanning agent that reacts with the proteins on our skin.
In 1917, the company merged with the Farb- und Gerbstoffwerke (paint and tanning agent works) to form the Byk-Guldenwerke AG; the Ernst Lomberg photochemical factory later being added to the group.