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December 19, 2013

The Skinny on Skin. (50 Incredible Facts.)

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!

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Photo: Alexander Persona Grata/elephant archives, BeautyFlash

 

 

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Griffin Dec 19, 2013 1:58pm

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

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Catherine Monkman is a shy, friendly Canadian (former Manitoban, current Albertan) living in a small home with her family. Cat spends her free time reading, gardening, cooking, and journaling, and always gathering life lessons along the way. Cat began contributing as a typo vigilante and now eagerly serves as an editor, writer, and student of the mindful life.