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It’s Friday — Skin Fact(s) Day!

Here are just a couple of skin facts dealing with numbers—very large numbers.

  • Our skin continually sloughs off, so much so that every 4-6 weeks we get a completely fresh layer of outer skin.
  • We lose about 30,000 – 40,000 skin cells every hour.
  • This equates to approximately 1.5 pounds of skin per year, or Continue reading

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Today is Skin Fact Day!

OK class, what is the largest organ of our bodies?  That’s right, our SKIN!  According to National Geographic, adults carry about 22 square feet of skin weighing approximately 8 pounds.  For reference, that would be Continue reading