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What are Ceramides?

A vital part of the skin’s outer barrier, ceramides are one of the lipids (a form of fat-like molecules) found on stratum corneum (the outer layer of the skin) that help keep our skin naturally hydrated and protected

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Why are Ceramides so important?

Ceramides work with other lipids in stratum corneum to hold the skin’s barrier together, offering a protective barrier layer that helps reduce moisture loss and protects skin from environmental aggressors like pollution and dry air.

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Why and how can skin lose their ceramides?

Naturally produced by the skin, ceramides deplete due to a variety of factors including aging, seasonal changes, exposure to hot water, solvents, and dry heat.