The Skinny on Skin. (50 Incredible Facts.)

Via Catherine Monkman
on Dec 19, 2013
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Photo: Alexander Persona Grata

Our skin is our armor.

My skin has seen: many years of laughter, childbirth and stretchmarks, sun damage, the effects of smoking cigarettes, the effects of quitting cigarettes, billions of  tears, weight gain and weight loss and weight gain again, cat scratches, dog bites and the occasional scraped knee.

My skin has weathered everything life throws at me and it’s time I showed it a little appreciation!

We’re in this suit for a lifetime, so let’s take care of it. For those of us experiencing the cold, harsh winter, it’s important for us to get busy keeping our largest organ healthy.

The first step?

Knowing a few things about the skin we’re in!

facts about skin infographic

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Photo: Alexander Persona Grata/elephant archives, BeautyFlash




About Catherine Monkman

Catherine Monkman is a shy, friendly Canadian living in a small house with her two nearly-perfect children, two kitties and two goofy dogs. Cat spends her free time reading, growing vegetables and cooking them, traveling, and learning life lessons courtesy of and along with her family. Cat began contributing as a typo vigilante and now eagerly serves as an editor, writer, and student of the mindful life.


2 Responses to “The Skinny on Skin. (50 Incredible Facts.)”

  1. Griffin says:

    What a great infographic! I hope you don't mind me sharing it on my blog!

  2. Cat B says:

    Not at all Griffin. Thanks for reading & commenting!