Oily molecules around the most superficial cells of the skin.
Ceramids are necessary to moisture retention by the skin, to skin cell cohesion, as well as to their water-resistance. They increase the barrier-effect of the skin. Ceramids are studied more and more in relation with the treatment of very dry skin and dermatitis.
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