5 Effective steps to protecting your skin barrier

Your skin barrier is easily compromised by habits that are seemingly harmless in your routine.

Let me start by explaining what is a skin barrier?

The skin is made up of the epidermis, dermis and hypodermis. The epidermis is the outer most layer of the skin its function is to protect the skin from harsh elements and support it in moisture retention.

it consists of lipids which are oils that include ceramides, fatty acids and cholesterols, the skin barrier is excellent at what it does until certain elements are introduced that disturb its structure.

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