Seeking better topical delivery technologies of moisturizing agents for enhanced skin moisturization.
- Hyeongmin Kim,
- Jeong Tae Kim,
- Sonia Barua,
- Seung-Yup Yoo,
- Seong-Chul Hong,
- Kyung Bin Lee,
- Jaehwi Lee
Expert Opin Drug Deliv 2017 Mar 20:1-15. Epub 2017 Mar 20.
a College of Pharmacy , Chung-Ang University , Seoul , Republic of Korea.
Introduction: An adequate hydration level is essential to maintain epidermal barrier functions and normal physiological activities of skin tissues. Diverse moisturizing agents and pharmaceutical formulations for dermal deliveries have thus extensively been investigated. This review comprehensively discusses scientific outcomes of moisturizing agents and pharmaceutical vehicles for skin moisturization, thereby providing insight into designing innovative pharmaceutical formulations for effective skin moisturization. Read More