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SKIN NOTES - THE PREQUEL SKINCARE BLOG

Welcome to Prequel's Skin Notes skincare blog. We’re passionate about skin health education. Skin Notes is a collection of articles that focus on skincare concerns, ingredients, technologies and more.
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cosmetic ingredients for skin barrier repair

Cosmetic Ingredients That Help Repair The Skin Barrier

The skin barrier is the outermost layer of the skin, responsible for keeping moisture in and harmful elements out. It is often described as having a brick and mortar structure with skin cells embedded in a lipid matrix that limits penetration of allergens, pollution, and microbes while helping skin retain its moisture content. When this barrier is compromised, skin can become dry, sensitive, and prone to irritation. It can also lead to skin concern flare ups such as eczema and rosacea. Here's a list of ingredients known for their ability to help rejuvenate the skin barrier.

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sensitive skin type

What to Know About Having a Sensitive Skin Type

Sensitive skin is a type that reacts easily to various external and internal factors, often resulting in irritation or inflammation. Common symptoms include redness, itching, burning, stinging sensations, dryness, flakiness, and rash-like bumps. Those with sensitive skin may also experience allergic reactions and feel tight or uncomfortable after using certain skincare or cosmetic products. 

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SKIN NOTES

DISCLAIMER: All skin care articles are intended to help educate on specific ingredients and skin care topics. Our articles are written to be informative and informational. They are not indicative of individual performance. Results may vary per applicant. Any reference to a specific patient experience is not a medical suggestion for treatment. Please note that any Prequel products with referenced ingredients are formulated for Cosmetic Use Only and NOT intended as replacements for physician advice and/or pharmaceutical product recommendations.

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