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Beauty from Inside: Nutrition-Based Strategies in Cosmetic Dermatology

  • Philippe HumbertEmail author
  • D. Binda
  • S. Robin
  • Jean Krutmann
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Abstract

“Skin is the mirror of the soul”, as well as the first barrier between the whole body and its environment. These essential aesthetic and functional roles depend on skin structure and functionalities and namely on its integrity and ability of renewal. The patients’ lifestyle, and namely nutrition, are of most importance. Indeed skin requires appropriate nutrients, both in terms of quality and quantity. The food has to answer the needs in macronutrients:3

Keywords

Stratum Corneum Essential Fatty Acid Hair Loss Skin Hydration Skin Barrier Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philippe Humbert
    • 1
    Email author
  • D. Binda
    • 1
  • S. Robin
    • 1
  • Jean Krutmann
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Saint-JacquesUniversity of Franche-ComtéBesançon cedexFrance
  2. 2.IUF-Leibniz Research Center for Environmental MedicineDüsseldorfGermany

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