Correct understanding of skin barrier
Q1 What is the skin barrier?
The skin barrier is a stratum corneum composed of keratinocytes and intercellular lipid on the outermost layer of the skin’s epidermis.
Q2 What does skin barrier do in our skin?
It protects our body from harmful substances such as microorganisms penetrating from the outside and acts as a protective film to prevent moisture from being lost through the skin. In other words, it is the most important barrier to determine the moisture content of the skin.
Q3 Is lipid of skin barrier and sebum the same?
No. Sebum is often called grease and is secreted from the sebaceous gland, which is one of the principal causes of acne. The Intercellular lipid of the skin barrier is produced by the lamellar granules and is composed of ceramide, cholesterol, and fatty acids and has a unique structure called lamellar structure.
Characteristics of nano multi-lamellar formulation
<Comparison of skin absorption rate of nano multi-lamella formulations and general lotion / cream>
Nano lotion absorbed 1.6 times more than general lotion, and Nano cream absorbed 1.5 times more than general cream.
Water, Butylene Glycol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Methyl Gluceth-20, Cetearyl Alcohol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Glyceryl Stearate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Polyacrylate-13, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Beeswax, Polyisobutene, Cholesterol, Ceramide NP, Ectoin, Citrus Junos Fruit Extract, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Extract, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Flower Extract, Sophora Angustifolia Root Extract, Polysorbate 20, Sorbitan isostearate, Caprylyl Glycol, EthylhexylGlycerin, Sodium Hyaluronate