What are phytoceramides? Do phytoceramide supplements really work to improve aging skin?
Phytoceramides (or "plant" ceramides) are promoted to hydrate and "plump" the skin for a more youthful appearance. The basis for this is that ceramides are naturally found in skin cells which help to regulate the water barrier and water-holding capacity in skin. However, the effect of taking phytoceramides supplements, such as those containing the ingredient Lipowheat, a different story. See the full answer >>