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Dry skin in the winter is related to the ceramide profile in the stratum corneum and can be improved by treatment with a Eucalyptus extract.

07:09 EDT 30th July 2014 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Dry skin in the winter is related to the ceramide profile in the stratum corneum and can be improved by treatment with a Eucalyptus extract."

Dry skin in the winter has been reported to involve scaling, defects in water holding and barrier functions, and decreased ceramide (CER) levels in the stratum corneum (SC). We previously reported that a Eucalyptus extract promotes CER synthesis in cultured keratinocytes and accelerates the recovery of hydration in a barrier-disrupted model of human skin.

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Kao Corporation, Biological Science Laboratory, Haga-gun, Tochigi, Japan.

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Name: Journal of cosmetic dermatology
ISSN: 1473-2165
Pages: 3-11

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