Ceramides

The natural cement that softens and protects the skin, keeping it soft and fresh.

Ideal for: tightness, dehydration, rosacea, redness. Sensitive skin, Psoriasis, dermatitis, cracks and extreme dryness, pregnancy, stretch marks and scars. Dry, damaged hair.

Objective : hydration, soothe, intensive nutrition.

CONSULT PRODUCTS WITH CERAMIDES

CONSULT PROPERTIES DICTIONARY

1. What are ceramides?

They are intercellular lipids, which provide softness and structure to the skin. They are found naturally in our own skin and are mainly responsible for maintaining the cohesion of the stratum corneum, preventing dehydration. They are essential to maintain the barrier function in good condition.

2. What kind of ingredient is it?

Active ingredient used to hydrate, provide emollience and provide structure to the skin, filling in gaps to maintain the barrier function in good condition. We can find it in a concentration of 4-10% in serums, creams, masks, balms... that is, in an endless number of cosmetics designed to prevent transepidermal water loss and keep the skin healthy and strong.

3. How do I identify it in the list of ingredients ( INCI )?

There are different types of ceramides, although the most used in cosmetics are type 3, you will find it in the list of ingredients as Ceramide NP . 

Other ceramides (ordered from most to least used in cosmetics):

  • Ceramide AP (Ceramide 6),
  • Ceramide EOP (Ceramide 9)
  • Ceramide NS (Ceramide 2)
  • Ceramide EOH (Ceramide 4)
  • Ceramide AS (Ceramide 5)
  • Ceramide AH (Ceramide 7)

4. What properties do ceramides have?

  • Emollient moisturizer
  • Anti-inflammatory and soothing.
  • Anti-aging

5. For what type of skin do we recommend this ingredient ?

  • Dry, very dry skin.
  • Sensitive skin or skin with weakened barrier function.
  • Dehydrated oily skin.
  • Mature skin with signs of aging.
  • Photoaged skin.
  • Skins with a lack of luminosity.
  • Damaged, frizzy hair.
  • Atopic skin
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema

6. Contraindications:

There is no

7. Recommendations:

If your skin is altered, especially now due to the continued use of the mask, and therefore your skin is more sensitive or peeling, we recommend using a cream that contains ceramides to keep your skin more protected and hydrated.

Bibliography and references:

- https://www.elsevier.es/es-revista-offarm-4-articulo-ceramidas-i-conceptos-generales-13061224

- http://www.cosmeticosaldesnudo.com/2015/01/ceramidas-ese-gran-desconocido.htmlç

- The definitive guide to skin care, Gema Herrerías.

- Cosmetology applied to Comprehensive Aesthetics, Videocinco.

 

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