Chemistry of our skin: An updated overview (March 2012)
Chemistry of our skin: An overview
Natural moisturizing factor (NMF)
Stratum corneum lipids
Trans-epidermal water loss
pH and the acid mantle
pH and our skin
pH and skin care products (updated)
Comedogenicity and acnegenicity.
Comedogenicity (updated for 2012, more in depth)
Aquaglyceroporins or AQP-3
How do penetration enhancers work?
Can oils penetrate our skin?
Can polyphenols found in oils penetrate our skin?
Can phytosterols found in oils penetreate our skin?
Is there a reason to use expensive oils in our products?
Skin types: An overview
Dry skin type
Oily skin type
Resistant or sensitive skin, including acne prone
Rosacea prone skin
Pigmented skin type
Wrinkled skin type
Working with your skin type (examples)
Formulating for dry skin
What is dry skin?
Impaired skin barrier repair mechanisms
Lower hydration levels
What ingredients could we use for dry skin? (Part one)
What ingredients could we use for dry skin? (Part two)