- Skin is the body’s largest organ.
- On average, a woman’s skin weighs 6.5 pounds, while a man’s skin weighs in at nearly 12 pounds.
- Skin is thickest on the palms of the hands and feet.
- Skin is thinnest on eyelids.
- Skin is composed of three layers (epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous layer) which protect other organs from damage and infection.
- On average, skin regenerates itself every 27 days. Regeneration is most intensive during night time hours.
- Skin spans an average of 21 square feet on the human body.
- On average, you’ll shed 8.5 pounds of skin cells during a single year.
- Skin releases up to three gallons of sweat during hot weather.
- Dry skin is most pronounced during cold weather, when low humidity causes dry air to suck the moisture out of skin.
- Avoid taking a hot shower or bath. Hot water might feel great after being out in cold weather, but it breaks down barriers that help skin avoid moisture loss.
- Use a small humidifier to increase moisture levels in your home.
- Use a soy based body lotion on a daily basis to help replace moisture.
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