TEWL

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TEWLTransepidermal Water Loss (skin barrier property)
TEWLTest of Early Written Language (Western Psychological Services)
TEWLTotal Evaporative Water Loss
TEWLTurkey Egg White Lysozyme (biochemistry)
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1) These products are usually labeled as firming creams as well as moisturizers, although they have little to no effect on transepidermal water loss (2)
Atopic eczema is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the skin, distinguished by xerosis, pruritus, and erythematous lesions often resulting from a defective skin barrier, usually measured as increased transepidermal water loss (TEWL) with prevalence ranging from 10% to 20% in the First-World countries and some urban African countries.
In addition, facial oils can be used in place of moisturizers or under a moisturizer to help prevent transepidermal water loss in dehydrated or atopic skin.
There was a significant decrease in sensitivity, transepidermal water loss, skin roughness and scaling.
Bowes, "Hydrobalance--the water balance in our skin--is a balance between adequate supply and generation of water and prevention or reduction of transepidermal water loss (TEWL) in the stratum corneum (SC), or the outer layer of the skin, moderated by lipids and natural moisturizing factor (NMF).
In a study of 1,903 newborns, Kelleher and colleagues'" evaluated skin barrier function at birth (on day 2) and at 2 and 6 months of age by assessing transepidermal water loss (TEWL) (so-called "leaky skin").
In a study of 1,903 newborns, Kelleher and colleagues (10) evaluated skin barrier function at birth (on day 2) and at 2 and 6 months of age by assessing transepidermal water loss (TEWL) (so-called "leaky skin").
In vitro transepidermal water loss differences between black and white human skin.
Transepidermal water loss was significantly higher in papulopustular rosacea patients than that of acne vulgaris patients and healthy subjects (P<0.
With this novel approach, skin hydration and transepidermal water loss (TEWL) were measured on 30 pre-defined facial sites using digital facial imaging technology.
Various group of conditions, including atopic, nummular, dyshidrotic, allergic, and irritant contact dermatitis, deserves special care among military personnel in dry climates as there is an increased in transepidermal water loss.