One of the five sense organs, skin is the largest organ in human body. Find out some incredible facts about human skin in this infographic.
The area on eyelids consists of thinnest skin, whereas your feet consist of thickest skin. Sweat glands and hair will not be present on scar tissues.
Hair develops from keratin. Everyday, you can lose about 20 to 100 hair.
Dead skin makes up 50% of dust in the house. 30,000 dead cells will be shed by the skin each minute.
Skin renews every 28 days.
Melanin, a protein is responsible for skin color and eye color.
It requires six months to get a permanent skin tone for babies.
Special sweat glands produce wax in ears.
Sweat is basically odorless. Its the bacteria that causes body odor.
Acne is caused because of excessive production of cells lining the sweat gland.
Skin makes up 15% of body weight.