The Community for Corneotherapy Professionals

  • What is Corneotherapy

    Corneotherapy is a remedial skin treatment methodology with its core principle being the repair and maintenance of the skin barrie...

  • What is the IAC

    The International Association for Applied Corneotherapy (I.A.C.) is a registered, non-profit association with purposes and objecti...

  • Science of Corneotherapy

    The objective of regenerating the skin is a concept just as old as cosmetics itself.  Aesthetic cosmetics show how we would like t...

  • Benefits of IAC Membership

    First and foremost, being a member of a professional society establishes you as a career professional.  You officially have demons...

  • History of Corneotherapy

    The term Corneotherapy was first defined by the American dermatologist Professor A. M. Kligman in the mid 1960’s, when  he and his...

  • Executive Board

    The current Executive Board of I.A.C. (as of January 16th, 2018) consists of Chairman, Florence Barrett-Hill and Vice Chairman, Dr...

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    In this article we explore the currently popular term "Anti-Pollution Cosmetics" to rationalize the validity of the statement. Protection against harm...

General Information


International Association for Applied Corneotherapy

The International Association for Applied Corneotherapy (I.A.C.) is a registered, non-profit association with primary purposes and objectives of the advancement of scientific research and practical applications in the realm of Corneotherapy and related sciences.

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Executive Team

Executive Board:
Florence Barrett-Hill - New Zealand
Dr. Hans Lautenschlager, Ph.D. - Germany

Margaret Walsh - New Zealand

Scientific Advisory Board:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lars Norlén.
Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

Dr Ghita Lanzendoerfer-Yu, PhD.
Inorganic Chemistry. Independant consultant and writer- Germany

Education Commission:
Florence Barrett-Hill (NZ)
Rene Serbon (CAN)
Alexandra J. Zani (US)
Bev Greenwood (AUS)

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