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Cosmetic Dermatology Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Skin Moisturization
edited by James J. Leyden

This up-to-date reference:

  • Focuses on scientific aspects of moisturization of the skin
  • Examines a variety of epidermal conditions and treatments
  • Explores all aspects of the consumer moisturization market
  • Serves as a useful companion to anyone working with or studying the biology of skin conditions
  • Highlights functional changes in the structure of the epidermis and the stratum corneum
  • Presents overviews of clinical and comsumer testing approaches together with ex vivo evaluation procedures

Covering key aspect of personal moisturizing and washing products, Skin Moisturization evaluates the:

  • Efficacy and formulation of moisturizing ingredients
  • Safety and regulatory guidelines involved in the formation of skin-improving technologies
  • Development of new products
  • Effects of consumer testing approaches

Contents

  1. Skin Moisturizer Marketplace

Stratum Corneum and Epidermal Biology

  1. Stratum Corneum Ceramides and Their Role in Skin Barrier Function
  2. Stratum Corneum Moisturizing Factors
  3. Desquamation and the Role of Stratum Corneum Enzymes
  4. Cornified Envelope: Its Role in Stratum Corneum Structure and Maturation

Xerotic Skin Conditions

  1. Dry and Xerotic Skin Conditions
  2. Sensitive Skin and Moisturization
  3. Photodamage and Dry Skin
  4. Atopic Dermatitis
  5. Psoriasis and Ichthyoses
  6. Solvent-, Surfactant-, and Tape Stripping-Induced Xerosis

Efficacy of Moisturizers and Moisturizing Ingredients

  1. Clinical Effects of Emollients on Skin
  2. Humectants
  3. Ceramides as Natural Moisturizing Factors and Their Efficacy in Dry Skin
  4. Phosphatidylcholine and Skin Hydration
  5. Hydroxyacids
  6. Salicylic Acid and Derivatives
  7. Efficacy, Stability, and Safety of Topically Applied Protease in Treating Xerotic Skin
  8. Enzymes in Cleansers
  9. Moisturizing Cleaners

Evaluation Methodologies

  1. Consumer Testing Methods
  2. Clinical Testing of Moisturizers
  3. Noninvasive Instrumental Methods for Assesing Moisturizers
  4. Laboratory-Based Ex Vivo Assessment of Stratum Corneum Function

Formulation

  1. Formulation of Skin Moisturizers
  2. Formulation and Assessment of Moisturizing Cleaners

Safety and Regulatory

  1. Safety Assessment of Cosmetic Products
  2. Regulatory Assessment of Cosmetic Products

Index

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Skin Moisturization
edited by James J. Leyden and Anthony V. Rawlings
671 pages $248.95 + shipping

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