July 22, 2020
Stratum corneum lipids play a major role in maintaining skin hydration. These intercellular lipids comprise approximately 40% to 50% ceramides, 20% to 25% cholesterol, 15% to 25% fatty acids (that have chain lengths between 16 and 30 carbons, C24:0–C28:0 being the most abundant), and 5% to 10% cholesterol sulfate.
July 21, 2020
Transepidermal water loss (TEWL) is the loss of water from the stratum corneum. And it’s one of the major factors responsible for dry, scaly skin and irritant dermatitis.
January 07, 2020
Shedding of skin is a process call desquamation. In normal skin, the whole epidermis is replace in about 42 days and for the stratum corneum alone in about 14 days.
October 11, 2019
Our stratum corneum contains free amino acids, and other nature occurring chemical lactic acid, urea, and sodium PCA, etc. These are called “natural moisturizing factors” and are responsible for keeping the skin moist and pliable by attracting and holding water.
July 20, 2019
Skin is the organ that protect us from the environment. It is our widest organ with a weight of about 4 kg and 1.8 m2 surface. It prevents dehydration, stop harmful materials from penetrating into our body, helps maintain our body temperature, and act as a cushions against mechanical shock. Our skin is a living organism, therefore it goes through an aging process and under constant renewal. As we aged, its functionality also decreased.
June 20, 2019
L.M. is a long time customer of mine. It’s incredible to read her testimonial for YOU Skincare! Reading and seeing people’s skin health improved gives me joy. This is why I do what I do and why I never give up no matter how many obstacles came my way! This truly validates my belief that healthy skin can be achieved by being gentle with your skin.
February 12, 2019
People often associate acne with teenage hormones, but in my experience it’s a combination of skincare products, diet, hormone, and stress. Your body is a well-oiled machine. We have to feed it the right oil and perform periodic maintenance if we want it to stay healthy for a long time. We have only one skin, one body so we need to take good care of it! If you invest in your health you will be the one reaping the rewards.
Here's my story of my acne journey and how I end up creating YOU Skincare!