Monthly Archives: November 2016

Making a Better Barrier Against Dry Skin

Dry winter skin is a signal that something has gone wrong with the skins defensive barrier system. Dryness, stinging, burning, flaking, roughness, itching and inflammation, indicate there is a reduction in the key lipids (ceramide, cholesterol and free fatty acids), which make the natural waterproofing of the skin – that is, forming a permeability barrier. […]