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07 December 2016

7 skincare myths busted

We bust seven skincare myths that you may still believe.

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Your skin is made up of three layers: the epidermis, dermis and subcutaneous tissue. The most delicate skin is found around your eyes – it’s as thick as a few sheets of paper – while the skin on your feet is as thick as a pencil eraser.

And, did you know your skin is the heaviest organ in your body? Most adults’ skin weighs in at about 9 kg. Of course, this will vary from person to person and depend on how much skin you have.

There are so many myths out there, especially when it comes to your skin. We looked into seven that you should stop believing immediately.


 
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