The previous edition of Dry Skin and Moisturizers: Chemistry and Function was the first book devoted to all aspects of moisturizers, a subject often given short shrift in dermatology texts. It quickly became a standard reference. In the past five years, there has been an explosion of new information relating to the nature of dry skin and its treatm

chapter 2|14 pages

The Skin as a Barrier

chapter 7|12 pages


chapter 10|10 pages

Experimentally Induced Dry Skin

chapter 16|10 pages

Outside and Inside Skin pH

chapter 21|34 pages

Hyaluronan: Key to Skin Moisture

chapter 22|10 pages

Hydrophilic Pastes

chapter 23|10 pages


chapter 25|10 pages


chapter 30|14 pages


chapter 40|8 pages

Sensitizing Substances

chapter 41|8 pages

Regulatory Aspects on Safety