THE DIF­FER­ENCE BETWEEN BABY AND ADULT SKIN

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ADULT SKIN 1: Slower rate of wa­ter loss 2: More NMFS (nat­u­ral mois­tur­is­ing fac­tors) 3: More melanin pig­ments 4: Larger cor­neo­cytes 5: Thicker stra­tum corneum 6: Thicker epi­der­mis BABY SKIN 1: Faster rate of wa­ter loss 2: Fewer NMFS (nat­u­ral mois­tur­is­ing fac­tors) 3: Fewer melanin pig­ments 4: Smaller cor­neo­cytes 5: Thin­ner stra­tum corneum 6: Thin­ner epi­der­mis

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