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  • n. Plural form of ceramide.


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  • Fatty acids called ceramides help protect an outer layer of your skin called the stratum corneum, so that you have better skin hydration and are less susceptible to irritation.

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  • Because lipotoxic metabolites such as ceramides and diacylglycerols (DAGs) are believed to be responsible for HFD-induced insulin resistance

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  • Specific lipids such as ceramides and diacylglyerides may be more toxic than other lipid species such as triacylglycerides.

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  • LSU experts say ceramides are found in oysters and a handful of other sea creatures.

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  • The results are compelling: The ceramides seem to restrict the growth of blood vessels in cancerous growths.

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  • There are two ways any topical ingredient can get through the skin: either by penetrating the bricks and mortar (the skin cells and fatty ceramides) of the intact epidermis or by taking a hypothetical shortcut through the pores (the follicles and sweat glands).

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • What they do for skin: These healthy fats help to maintain the water level in the epidermis and supply the ceramides and fats that keep the bricks and mortar of the skin healthy and intact.

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  • The mortar is filled with fatty ceramides, which act as glue between the cells.

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  • Fatty ceramides are “lipophilic,” allowing oil and fat substances to enter.

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  • The most effective moisturizers are not necessarily the most expensive, but they are usually petroleum-based or contain ceramides or fatty acids.

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