The biological actions of estrogens on skin.

  title={The biological actions of estrogens on skin.},
  author={M. Julie Thornton},
  journal={Experimental dermatology},
  volume={11 6},
There is still extensive disparity in our understanding of how estrogens exert their actions, particularly in non-reproductive tissues such as the skin. Although it has been recognized for some time that estrogens have significant effects on many aspects of skin physiology and pathophysiology, studies on estrogen action in skin have been limited. However, estrogens clearly have an important function in many components of human skin including the epidermis, dermis, vasculature, hair follicle and… CONTINUE READING