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Basal layer

The epidermis, on the surface of the skin, is made of several layers. The deepest of these layers is called the basal layer. During the cell renewal process, the skin cells known as keratinocytes are renewed in the basal layer and then make their way up to the corneal layer.

This word also belongs to the categories Sensitive, dehydrated skin, Extremely dry, irritated and atopic skin, For sensitive or sun allergy-prone skin, Sun for everyone, Dry and uncomfortable skin, Dry to very dry skin, Intolerant skin, Dry and rough skin, Children's skin and the sun, Skin prone to redness, Oily skin with imperfections, Pigmentation problems, Irritated skin, Sebaceous scaly patches, Skin sensitive to shaving.