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Do You Know How Important Your Skin Is ?

Do You Know How Important Your Skin Is ?

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...