How does the Skin Work?

The largest organ in your body, skin acts as a barrier to the outside world — a boundary for toxins and a warning system for dangerous conditions such as extreme heat, cold or pressure. Skin also acts as the body’s cooling system with it’s many sweat glands interspersed throughout. Finally, skin absorbs sunshine which makes the hormone vitamin D, which protects the bones and provides a safeguard in developing skin cancer. For more information, look here: