It is the surface layers (horny layer) natural protective cream.
It helps to reduce the loss of natural moisture from the skins surface
It helps to protect the skin from infection and fungi.
It protects against the bacteria “Proprionibacterium acnes, and also plays a part in the immune balance of the body.
The production of Sebum changes during one's life time:
The production of sebum reduces dramatically during the ageing process. and especially in women with the onset of menopause
Illness can also influence or disturb the healthy production of sebum.
Medication can also disturb healthy Sebum production