Body Enrich and Your Skin

Biological Gatekeeper

Skincare aficionados love talking about the outer layer of skin – the stratum corneum, our skin’s gatekeeper. It is a semi-permeable membrane comprised of flattened, dead skin cells (keratinocytes) and a tightly-packed collagen network. The stratum corneum serves as a barrier to protect underlying tissue from infection, dehydration and chemicals. It also blocks penetration of