Skin Antioxidants

$$item.publishDate) | Contact Author | By: Hongbo Zhai, MD, and Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of California
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Title: Skin Antioxidants
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The skin is supplied with an antioxidant defense system that includes enzymatic and nonenzymatic components. Because the skin is the outermost layer of protection, it is constantly exposed to environmental oxidative stress such as ultraviolet radiation (UVR), air pollutants and chemical oxidants.

Excerpt Only This is a shortened version or summary of the article that appeared in the Aug. 01, 2002 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine. The full content is not currently available online.