• Chemistry, Medicine
  • Published in Journal of cosmetic science 2012

Relationships among skin conditions, mood, and polyunsaturated fatty acids of RBCs in healthy women.

@article{HamazakiFujita2012RelationshipsAS,
  title={Relationships among skin conditions, mood, and polyunsaturated fatty acids of RBCs in healthy women.},
  author={Nina Hamazaki-Fujita and Miho Itomura and Kei Hamazaki and Hiromi Tohno and Satoshi Yomoda and Yoshihiro Terashima and Tomohito Hamazaki},
  journal={Journal of cosmetic science},
  year={2012},
  volume={63 5},
  pages={
          303-10
        }
}
Little is known about nonpathological facial skin problems at present. The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationships among facial skin conditions, mood, and the fatty acid composition of red blood cells (RBCs) in women. One hundred and thirty-two apparently healthy Japanese women aged between 20 and 60 years were recruited. Facial skin conditions were analyzed using a Robo Skin Analyzer, and the RBC fatty acid composition was also determined. Questionnaires concerning mood… CONTINUE READING