Did you know that your skin is your largest organ?
- It makes up 16 percent of your total weight
- Most adults skin weigh in at 20 pounds or more depending upon your weight and height.
Epidermis - This outer layer, no thicker than a sheet of paper, both shields you from the world and presents you to it.
Dermis - This thick middle layer makes up most of your skin. It contains collagen and elastin — fibers that give strength, structure and elasticity.
Hypodermis (Subcutaneous) - This layer, which is mainly fat, is the source of nerves and blood vessels...