Seasonal variations in skin temperature, skin pH, evaporative water loss and skin surface lipid values on human skin.

  title={Seasonal variations in skin temperature, skin pH, evaporative water loss and skin surface lipid values on human skin.},
  author={Toshihide Abe and J Mayuzumi and Noriko Kikuchi and Seiichi Arai},
  journal={Chemical \& pharmaceutical bulletin},
  volume={28 2},
The seasonal variations of skin temperature, skin pH, evaporative water loss (EWL) and skin surface lipid values were determined in the forearm skin of 24 healthy Japanese adults at four different periods over one year. The results provide new information on the changing systemic patterns of the four skin parameters. It was found that EWL, total lipid and squalene values in July were approximately 2-3 times those in January. On the other hand, the skin pH was significantly lower in July than in… 

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