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Skin Dryness

Research analysis led by Kamal Patel .
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Summary of Skin Dryness

Primary Information, Benefits, Effects, and Important Facts

Scientific Information on Skin Dryness

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Human Effect Matrix

The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (it excludes animal and in vitro studies) to tell you what supplements affect skin dryness.
Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The more evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Supplement Magnitude of effect
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Consistency of research results
? Scientific research does not always agree. HIGH or VERY HIGH means that most of the scientific research agrees.
Notes
grade-b Minor Very High See all 3 studies
Skin dryness is a side-effect of topical application in some persons, increasing in frequency with higher doses; it is mild in severity and, while it may be associated with flaking, rarely causes dropouts.
grade-c Notable - See study
Appears to be comparable to mineral oil, which is usually the active control in these studies.