|LARGEST ORGAN OF HUMAN BODY 3.6 KG 22 square feet|
If we didn't have skin we would evaporate. Skin is not just a beauty showcase,but an important 22 square feet (2 square meters) defense shield for your body. When you walk you carry weight of 3.6 kilograms (8 pounds) with you. Yes, that is the weight of an adult's skin. Beauty is skin deep.
What does the smooth surface hold in it?
Skin anatomy dissected to show interior view.
|Layers of Skin||Source Copyright National Geographic|
|Subcutaneous layer||(Goose bumps) Arrector pili|
|Hair follicle||Sebaceous gland and sweat gland|