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Skin Barrier Repair: Less Like Ikea and More Like Lego

A custom skin care routine treats and prevents skin disorders. Your approach to skin barrier repair should be less out-of-the-box, like Ikea, and more geared toward custom design, like Lego. Most of us are familiar with Ikea. The Scandinavian company’s products offer stylish, pre-designed furniture that comes in a big box with pieces you put […]

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. […]