Tuesday, October 30, 2012

KNOW YOUR SKIN:



-receives 1/3 of the blood circulation throughout your body
-secretes sebum which lubricates the skin & keeps it from drying out.
-protects us from physical, chemical, biological, thermal & electrical damage.
-helps the body maintain a steady temperature
-serves as a highly sensitive sensory organ, responding to heat, cold, pain, pleasure & pressure.
-assists in processes of excretion via sweating, eliminating salts, urea, water & toxins.
-converts ultra violet rays into vitamin d, which helps maintain strong bones by enhancing calcium absorption.