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Everything about our skin

An intact barrier function is essential for our skin to protect us from external influences on a daily basis. Learn more about the structure and functions of our skin. Learn about the causes of skin problems or skin diseases. Only then can you protect and care for your skin properly.
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Basics about the skin

Our skin is a vital organ – the largest single organ of our body. Day after day, the skin protects us from external influences such as heat, cold, wind, pathogens and regulates the heat balance. The skin is also known as the mirror of our soul. Thus skin problems can literally make us feel uncomfortable and often have a negative impact on our overall well-being.

Very sensitive skin

Very sensitive skin can be prone to irritation. Learn more about the symptoms, causes and the appropriate skin care.
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Extremely dry skin

Extremely dry skin can have many manifestations – from feelings of tightness to cracking. To combat this, the skin needs particularly effective care.

Atopic eczema

Extreme dryness, redness, scaling and itching can be signs of atopic eczema. Here’s how you can support your skin and relieve the symptoms.
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Diabetic skin

Diabetic skin is much less able to retain moisture than healthy skin. With regular and proper care, you can improve your skin condition for a long time.


With psoriasis, proper skin care is an essential part of effective therapy. Learn more about how to take the best care of your skin in this case.
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