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Why is uniform skin cell organization important?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

We owe our skin's excellent flexibility and ability to stay hydrated to the uniform cell organization within our outermost layer of skin. When there is a kink in that uniform organization, as with skin damage or irritation, water and lipids can escape, this can lead to drying.

 

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