In the early stages of Avitalin's development, Marina discovered the scientific research of Dr. Albert Kligman, the renowned dermatologist and scientist who made important advances in corneotherapy and coined the term. Corneotherapy is a method of repairing the stratum corneum, the horny outermost layer of the epidermis, in order to improve the function of the deeper skin layers and prevent premature skin aging.
For a long time, the outermost, surface layer of skin, called the stratum corneum, was thought to be just a layer of dead cells. However, research has shown that the stratum corneum is actually a biologically active tissue and play an important role of the skin barrier. A healthy and well-
Dr. Kligman scientifically proved that certain topically applied cosmetic ingredients influence the biochemistry of the stratum corneum, either supporting or destroying the skin barrier. He also proved that with the appropriate skin-
Corneotherapy became a cornerstone of the philosophy of Avitalin™. For this superior skin-
The three basic strategies of corneotherapy are prevention, protection, and individualized care. We view prevention as an essential part of everyday skin care, and our formulas contain no harmful or toxic ingredients. Each Avitalin formula contains a sufficient presence of barrier-