interesting facts of human skin

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- It is body's largest organ 

 - Skin accounts for about 15% of your bodyweight. 

 - Your thinnest skin is on your eyelids. 

 - And your thickest skin is on your feet. 

 - Hair is made from Keratin. Keratin also forms fingernails. 

 - 50% of the dust in your house is made of dead skin. 

 - An average adult's skin spans 21 sq. feet, weighs 9 pounds, and contains more than 11 miles of blood vessels. 

 - Every 5 minutes your skin sheds over 150,000 dead cells. 

 - 1 in 110,000 people have albinism. 

 - 4 our of every 5 teenagers get some form of acne. 

 - 1 out of 20 adult women suffer from acne. 

 - There are at least five types of receptors in the skin that respond to pain and to touch. 

 - 1 out of 100 adult men suffer from acne. 

 - Each 5 square cm of skin may have up to 600 sweat glands. 

 - Your skin renews itself every 28 days. 

 - Goose bumps actually help retain a layer of warm air over our body. 

 - Sometimes, changes in your skin can signal changes in your health as a whole. 

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