Epidermis: The Most Superficial Layer Of The Skin

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1. epidermis - it is the most superficial layer of the skin and consists of five layers. The outer layer of the stratum corneum of the epidermis, which consists of keratin proteins, and lipids. When this part of the skin effect elements and other factors such as aging and skin diseases, we can often visible immediate dryness and flaking. The second layer is a layer Spinosum or spiny layer. It is held together with barbed cells and wherein the protein or keratin, synthesized and produced. The next layer is the granular layer where melanocytes, the precursors of keratin found. Melanocytes are responsible for the color, or pigmentation. Lucidum layer is the fourth layer, which is very thin. It is almost exclusively in the hands and soles of the
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