Tag Archives: stratum corneum

Horny skin layer enhances the skin barrier function and water bonding with increasing age

Human skin consist of three layers – epidermis, dermis and subcutaneous tissue. The main age–related changes in the skin are well investigated for the dermis and include the delay of bio fluids’ microcirculation, reduced synthesis of extracellular

Water types distribution in the human skin horny layer in vivo

The stratum corneum (SC) is the uppermost horny layer of the skin and provides an efficient barrier function for regulation of water homeostasis. The water in the SC plays an important role in maintaining the SC´s enzyme

Penetration ability of caffeine and propylene glycol in the skin

The stratum corneum (SC) is the uppermost layer of the skin, which provides an efficient barrier function. This barrier is always an obstacle for cosmetic formulations or medical ointments applied to the skin. The permeation through the