In August 2019, the UCSF News presented an article entitled “Moisturizers May Be Turning Your Skin Into ‘Swiss Cheese’: Researchers Explain Why Some Lotions Do More Harm Than Good“, highlighting Dr. Elias’ research on the skin barrier and how lotions affect the skin.
With over half of Americans having sensitive skin or skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis, eczema or rosacea, finding the right skin products that don’t irritate their skin is often a problem. Many report that even expensive moisturizers leave their skin feeling drier than ever.
Dr. Elias’ research on the skin barrier is providing some answers.
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