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Dry Skin and Moisturizers
Chemistry and Function
Second Edition
edited by Marie Loden

Dry Skin and Moisturizers presents the most recent research findings and contains highly relevant information for future possibilities to scientifically tailor efficient products for dry skin.

Features:

  • Discusses the stratum corneum barrier with a special focus on structure/function relationships
  • Incorporates the voluminous amount of new information recently amassed
  • Features contributions from an international panel of scientists who are major players in the field
  • Covers the issue of dry skin in a comprehensive, complete, and systematic manner
  • Draws on expert knowledge from disciplines such as dermatology, pharmacology, chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, and more

Contents

The Skin

  • Biochemistry and Function
  • The Skin as a Barrier
  • Epidermal Lipids and Formation of the Barrier of the Skin
  • Lipid Structures in the Permeability Barrier
  • Particle Probes and Skin Physiology
  • Role of Calcium Ions in the Regulation of Skin Barrier Homeostasis
  • Desquamation

Dry Skin and Hyerkeratotic Conditions

  • Ichthyosis - An Inborn Dryness and Scaliness of the Skin
  • Dry Skin in Atopic Dermatitis and Patients on Hemodialysis
  • Experimentally Induced Dry Skin
  • Dryness in Chronologically and Photo-Aged Skin
  • Itch Associated with Dryness of the Skin: The Pathophysiology and Influence of Moisturizers
  • Effects of Moisturizer in Psoriasis

Formulations

  • Interactions with the Skin
  • Moisturizers as a Medical, Biological, Psychological, Cultural, and Economic Factor
  • New Methodology to Improve Epidermal Barrier Homeostasis
  • Outside and Inside Skin pH
  • Dry Skin and Use of Proteases
  • Effects of Natural Moisturizing Factor and Lactic Acid Isomers on Skin Function
  • Clinical Evidence for the Use of Urea
  • Glycerol - Just a Moisturizer? Biological and Biophysical Effects
  • Hyaluronan: Key to Skin Moisture
  • Hydrophilic Pastes
  • Petrolatum
  • Phospholipids, Metabolites, and Skin Hydration
  • Lanolins
  • Essential Fatty Acids: Biological Functions and Potential Applications in the Skin
  • Sphingolipids: from Chemistry to Possible Biologic Influence on the Skin
  • Effect of Moisturizers on the Structure of Lipids in the Outer Stratum Corneum of Humans
  • Vitamins and Skin, A. Krautheim and H.P. Gollnick
  • Antimicrobials
  • Moisturizing Cleansers

Skin Measurements

  • Tribological Studies on Skin: Measurement of the Coefficient of Friction
  • Smoothness of the Skin, Complexity, and Instrumental Approach
  • Assessment of Skin Moisturization with Electrical Methods
  • Stratum Corneum Tape Stripping: Relationship with Dry Skin and Moisturizers
  • XLRS Squamometry Revisited
  • Methods for Testing Stratum Corneum Barrier Properties

Skin Reactions

  • Sensitive Skin, H.L. Daughters
  • Stinging and Irritating Substances: Their Identification and Assessment
  • Sensitizing Substances
  • Regulatory Aspects on Safety

Index

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Dry Skin and Moisturizers
Chemistry and Function
Second Edition
edited by Marie Loden

2005 560 pages $198.95 + shipping
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