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By: Charles Fox, Independent Consultant
Posted: May 6, 2003, from the February 2002 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries.
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- February 2002 issue, pg 32
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- skin care
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Skin and Skin Care
Skin barrier formation: If you are keeping up with the latest theories on skin barrier formation, then you should look at the article recently published by Norlen.
Norlen proposes that skin barier morphogenesis may take place via a continuous and highly dynamic process of intersection-free membrane unfolding with concomitant crystallization of the emerging multi-lamellar lipid structure representing the developing skin barrier.
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