WHAT'S INSIDE: SKIN INFORMATION

Skin information provides great information about skin hygiene and appearance. Learn more about skin information at HowStuffWorks.
  • Skin Anatomy
  • Skin Health Factors
  • Skin Types
  • Skin & Nutrition
FEATURED: SKIN INFORMATION
Do you know how to take care of your skin?
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Every day, a barrage of advertisements for various cosmetics, oils and unguents assault our eyes and ears, all claiming to "let your skin breathe." But does your skin actually "breathe"? Does it even take in oxygen?

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How Your Skin Works

If senior superlatives were given to human organs, the heart would win "hardest working," while the lungs would garner "most athletic." But what would the skin be noted for? Our guess is "most underappreciated" -- not to mention "best dressed."

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