What are ceramides and do they work in skincare?

Ceramides are lipids found naturally in the outer layer of our skin (=epidermis). [1] As a result, ceramides are very important molecules for healthy skin barrier function, which in turn can cause skin sensitivity and other more serious skin conditions and diseases if it becomes damaged or unbalanced. For example, one of the most common reasons for sensitive skin (but not the only) is a damaged epidermis. For more details check out: What is sensitive skin? What are the causesRead more