The effect of two moisturisers on skin barrier damage in allergic contact dermatitis.


Nickel (Ni)-induced allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) was performed in human volunteers to study the role of moisturisers in preventing ACD-related skin barrier damage. 15 Ni-sensitive females (mean age: 29.5 years; range: 23-38) were included. On days 1, 21, 24 and 26, TEWL, stratum corneum (SC)-capacitance and clinical score were evaluated on four test… (More)