A better life for sensitive skin

GLOSSARY : Oily skin with imperfections

Your face skin

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The dermis is the layer below the epidermis and above the hypodermis. It is made of collagen and elastic fibres, which give the skin its resistance and elasticity. It also functions as a moisture-replenishment reservoir due to the presence of water-trapping molecules: GAGs (glycosaminoglycans).

This word also belongs to the categories Sensitive, dehydrated skin, Extremely dry, irritated and atopic skin, For sensitive or sun allergy-prone skin, Dandruff, Hair loss, Sun for everyone, Dry and uncomfortable skin, Dry to very dry skin, Intolerant skin, Dry and rough skin, Children's skin and the sun, Sensitive scalp, Skin prone to redness, Signs of age, wrinkles, firmness, Pigmentation problems, Irritated skin, Sebaceous scaly patches, Skin sensitive to shaving.