What makes sterols so effective for skin barrier repair?

Published: 17-Jun-2024

Belinda Carli from the Institute of Personal Care Science reveals how sterols, like lanolin, can restore skin barrier properties

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The stratum corneum contains a variety of lipids as part of the intercellular lipids that hold keratinocytes together.

These oily substances help to provide a moisture protective barrier function and prevent excessive trans-epidermal water loss, while regulating desquamation.

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