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What does TEWL stand for?

TEWL stands for Transepidermal Water Loss (skin barrier property)

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Despite visible relief of the dryness symptoms, however, the abnormal transepidermal water loss has been reported to remain high, or even to increase under certain regimens, whereas other moisturizers improve skin barrier function.
The processes of molecular heat transfer, metabolic heat production and heat transfer due to blood flow are modelled as well as the heat losses over the skin by transepidermal water loss, radiation, and convection.
With the women divided into three age groups--13 to 14, 16 to 18 and 19 into the early 20s--the initial study showed that the hydration state of the stratum corneum increased with age, while there was no statistical difference in transepidermal water loss values between the three groups.