Definitions for "Astringent"
Keywords:  tannin, pucker, puckery, tannic, taste
Drawing together the tissues; binding; contracting; -- opposed to laxative; as, astringent medicines; a butter and astringent taste; astringent fruit.
If a wine makes your mouth pucker up, it probably has too much tannin in it. If it's a young wine, leave it to mature.
A reference to wines with a high tannic (usually green or unripe tannin) content, resulting in a drying mouthfeel. Typically a negative description mostly used for red wines.
A medicine or other substance that produces contraction in the soft organic textures, and checks discharges of blood, mucus, etc.
A solution which removes oil from the skin; usually used after washing the face to remove any remaining traces of cleanser. Designed to dry and shrink superficial tissues by reducing water content and sometimes promotes healing of inflamed skin.
a solution used to control bleeding
Keywords:  strongtoner
a strongtoner
a special botanical-based formulation containing the powerful whitening agent, purified licorice extract, and the natural fruit extracts of Alpha-hydroxy Acids (AHA) for exfoliant (micro-peeling) action
Keywords:  hyperplasia, retrograde
Hyperplasia Retrograde
Keywords:  hypotensive, receptor
Hypotensive Receptor
Keywords:  austere, stern, virtue, type
Stern; austere; as, an astringent type of virtue.
Keywords:  agressive, intense, purposes
for all intense and purposes same as agressive.
Keywords:  cleanser, alcohol, containing
a cleanser containing alcohol