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aftershave an astringent, scented lotion for use on the face after shaving.
alum an astringent chemical solid used as a styptic and in tanning and dyeing. [1/2 definitions]
catechu any of several water-soluble astringent substances obtained from various tropical plants of southeast Asia such as the acacia, used in medicine, tanning, and dyeing.
gambier an astringent extract obtained from various southern Asian vines, used in tanning and dyeing.
mastic an aromatic gum or resin from the bark of a small evergreen tree of the Mediterranean region, used as an astringent and an ingredient in varnish. [1/3 definitions]
pignut the astringent nut of such a tree. [1/2 definitions]
potassium permanganate a dark purple crystalline solid used as an oxidizing agent, astringent, antiseptic, and disinfectant.
styptic pencil a short, firm stick of some astringent compound, often alum, used to stop the bleeding of small nicks or cuts, such as those received while shaving.
tannic of wine, having an astringent taste as a result of the presence of tannin. [1/2 definitions]
tannin any of various astringent chemical substances of vegetable origin, such as the bark of certain trees, that are used in tanning and dyeing.
witch hazel a solution made from alcohol and the bark or leaves of this shrub, used as an astringent or applied externally to relieve inflamed or bruised tissue. [1/2 definitions]
zinc sulfate a colorless crystalline compound used medicinally as an astringent or emetic, and as a preservative for wood and skins, a bleach for paper, a fungicide, and the like.