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J Am Coll Clin Wound Spec. 2014 Mar 25;4(4):92-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jccw.2014.02.002. eCollection 2012 Dec.

Advanced Skin Care - A Novel Ingredient.

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Cynthia Fleck & Associates, LLC, USA.


The skin provides the human body with protection and a major barrier to environmental assault. Caring for skin is sometimes an afterthought. In other words, if something isn't broken, don't fix it. However, in the case of the integument, nothing could be further from the truth. Intact skin is paramount to health and well-being. This article will review skin care, specifically, advanced skin care, uncovering novel ingredients, and their importance for prevention and treatment as well as delving into the caring for the skin from the outside in.


Advanced skin care; Cupuacu butter; Emollient; Grandiflorum seed butter; Integument; Skin; Skin care; Skin care ingredients; Theobroma

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