50 facts about your skin and why this organ is awesome

The guys at have created an interesting infographic about the skin with some details that not many of us knew. For example, our skin is the largest organ in our body, it weights 15% of our body weight and is has a surface of about 2 square meters.

What is interesting to know is that the skin from different parts of our body is created strictly for that part of body, having a given thickness and shape. On it we grow hairs, proteins called keratin, and the same keratin is located on our outer layer of skin and in our fingernails. Wanna know more? 50% of the dust in our home is dead cells from our skin.

Thanks Presufer for finding this great infographic. Check more in the image below.


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