Know Your Barrier

by Judi Moise | Skin Types & Conditions
30 Mar 2017
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Know Your Barrier

The skin is the largest organ of the body and requires TLC from the owner… YOU. The skin consists of 5 layers of the epidermis. The outermost layer of the epidermis is called the stratum corneum, which is dead skin. Skin barrier, acid mantle, defensive barrier are names that defines the outer epidermis layer.  It consists of keratinocytes that constantly shed and replaced by new cells. The other 4 layers contains lipids to hold the skin together and melanocytes to produce pigment. Below the epidermis is the dermis and this is where the magic happens. The dermis produces collagen, protein, and adipose fat, which give the skin its subtleness. The.

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Skin Type and Skin Conditions

by Judi Moise | Skin Types & Conditions
12 Nov 2014
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Skin Type and Skin Conditions

“My skin is dry in the morning, but then gets oily by the end of the day.” “I think my skin is dehydrated, just around my cheeks.” Sounds familiar? Facial skin problems and skin problems on the body can occur because of age, exposure to environmental elements, hormones and hereditary factors. To know what products works best for your skin, you must first know your skin type and any conditions you may have. Skin type: This is the type of skin you were born with, but may change as you mature. Ethnic background and nationality can determine any conditions you may be susceptible to. Normal skin: *Not too dry and.

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