Your skin is your body’s largest organ that provides a protective barrier against the outside world. It is made up of three layers: the epidermis, outer most layer, dermis, middle layer, and subcutaneous, lowest layer. It regulates body temperature and moisture and enables touch (tactile) sensations. It is important to keep your skin healthy to support your overall health and wellbeing.
Facts About Your Skin
Makes up about 15% of your total body weight
Consists of three layers:
Epidermis, Dermis, Subcutaneous