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Tape Stripping Method in Humans: Comparison of Evaporimetric Methods
By: Hongbo Zhai, MD, and Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of California School of Medicine
Posted: January 30, 2009, from the February 2009 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries.
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This study compares the sensitivity and correlation of an open chamber device and a closed chamber device used in a tape stripping human model. The study suggests that both devices might yield similar TEWL values on stripped human skin in vivo. Reproduction of all or part of this article is strictly prohibited.
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