structure and function

risk factors

healthy skin

diseased skin

between flare-ups

technologies, galenics


Even with no existing skin disease, it is important to adequately moisturise and cleanse the skin in order to keep it healthy. The choice of emollients and skin cleansing products has to be made according to individual skin type and skin properties. Different skin properties in varying age groups and different localisations must also be taken into account.

In occupational or private settings where the skin is irritated or desiccated, the use of skin care and skin protection products is mandatory to prevent desiccation, inflammation and associated skin diseases.

The following pages provide information on how to keep your skin healthy and prevent its premature ageing Uni Heidelberg