Protecting and caring for skin should be part of people’s year-round health care regimens. Such an approach can help people look their best and also uncover any minor issues before they escalate into something more significant.
National Geographic says adults can carry eight pounds and 22 square feet of skin on their bodies.
Skin guards a person from harmful chemicals, protects the body against extremes in temperature and prevents internal organs and other components from evaporating. The skin also guards against harmful sunlight. Skin care is not seasonal, though efforts to protect the skin may need to be stepped up during the summer.
To read more, pick up a copy of the July/August 2021 issue of LiveIt magazine.