The Comparison of Shampoos for Skin Hydration by Measurement of Epidermal Capacitance in Normal Canine Skin

Epidermal Capacitance를 이용한 시판되는 치료용 샴푸의 정상적인 개 피부에 대한 가수효과

  • Oh, Tae-Ho (College of Veterinary Medicine, Kyungpook National University) ;
  • Jae-Hoon heong (College of Veterinary Medicine, Kyungpook National University) ;
  • Jang, Kwang-Ho (College of Veterinary Medicine, Kyungpook National University)
  • Published : 2001.09.01


Various commercial shampoos were frequently prescribed for dermatologic therapy in small animal practice. Skim hydration affected by the shampoos, however, was not evaluated routinely. In order to evaluate the skin hydration for the exact prescription of shampoos method to measure skin hydration of shampoos are needed. This study was undertaken to evaluate the skin hydration effect of shampoo on canine skin using Corneometer. Five healthy dogs were applied with 7 commercial shampoos: Humilac, Sebocalm, Sebolytics, Etiderm, Benzoyl peroxide, HyLyt and Zn-7 Derm. Skin hydrations were evaluated by measurement of electrical capacitance by Corneometer. A statistically significant increase in skim hydration was found 17(p<0.05) and 77 minutes(p<0.01) after application of Humilac indicating a humidifying effect of this product. A statistically significant decrease in skin hydration was found for the Benzoyl peroxide after 77 minutes(p<0.05). No statistically significant differences between the other shampoos were found. None of the products tested had any negative effect on the skin barrier function. The Corneometer was found useful for detecting skin hydration to shampoos and considered as a simple and useful tool for prescription of various shampoos routine practice.

피부질환에는 보조 치료로 다양한 치료용 샴푸가 빈번하게 적용되고 있으나 이들 샴푸의 피부수분에 미치는 영향은 일반적으로 평가되지 않고 있는 실정이다. 따라서 치료용 샴푸의 정확한 처방을 위해서는 피부의 수분을 측정하기 위한 측정법이 필요하다. 본 연구는 여러 종류의 치료용 샴푸의 피부 수분에 대한 영향을 알아보기 위해 Corneometer를 이용하여 피부에 샴푸를 적용후 수분을 측정하였다. 5두의 건강한 개를 대상으로 7가지 샴푸로 Humilac, Sebocalm, Sebolytics, Etiderm, Benzoyl peroxide, HyLyt, Zn-7 Derm를 선정하여 적용하였다. Humilac의 경우 통계학적으로 유의한 피부수분의 증가는 적용 후 17분(p<0.05), 77분(p<0.01)에 나타났으며, Benzoyl peroxide의 경우 적용 후 77분(p<0.05)에 피부의 수분이 유의하게 감소되었다. 다른 샴푸의 경우 통계학적으로 유의하지 않았으나 전반적으로 감소하는 경향을 보였으며 적용 후 77분에 최초 적용 수치에 근접하게 감소하였다. 어떤 샴푸도 피부에 부작용을 유발하지 않았다. Corneometer는 실제 임상에서 피부의 수분을 평가하는데 간단하고 유용한 측정방법을 사료된다.



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