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GLOSSARY : Sebaceous scaly patches

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Hydrolipidic film

The hydrolipidic film is a protective film that covers the entire surface of the skin. It is composed mainly of sweat, sebum and water and its main function is to defend the skin against bacteria, acting as an external protective barrier. It also helps the skin to maintain its suppleness and moisture.

This word also belongs to the categories Sensitive, dehydrated skin, Extremely dry, irritated and atopic skin, Dry and uncomfortable skin, Dry to very dry skin, Intolerant skin, Dry and rough skin, Skin prone to redness, Oily skin with imperfections, Signs of age, wrinkles, firmness, Pigmentation problems, Irritated skin, Skin sensitive to shaving.