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sphingolipids

Sphingolipids are complex, long chain lipids (fats) that function as skin-replenishing and conditioning ingredients.

References for this information:

http://lipidlibrary.aocs.org/lipids/introsph/index.htm

Progress in Lipid Research, January 2013, pages 141-164

Skin Therapy Letter, July 2012, pages 6-9

See ceramides

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