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  • The Human Skin

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    Your skin is the body’s first defense mechanism. A barrier against pathogens and water loss, the human epidermis undergoes a constant renewal process called cornification, as old dead skin cells, corneocytes, are shed and replaced by cells from the layers below to maintain constant protection. A defect in the skin barrier could develop various skin conditions, including atopic dermatitis. The most common form of eczema, atopic dermatitis is a chronic skin condition characterized by inflammation and

  • The Layer Of The Skin

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    numerous layers of compressed scale- like, overlapping cells. What makes up the surface of the skin is corneocytes, which are commonly called ‘dead skin cells’. Keratinocytes are found in the epidermis they travel up through the layer where they are formed into corneocytes. The stratum corneum layer protects against lights, chemicals, water loss, heat and bacteria. Stratum Lucidum is an additional layer of the skin, found only in the palms of our hands and the soles of our feet; it is a very shallow layer

  • Marketing Skin Food

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    1.0 Introduction 2.1 Skinfood is a South Korean cosmetics manufacturer with headquarters in Seoul since 1957 that launched their first shop in 2004 in Korea. The motto of their product is “good food for health is also good for the skin” which make them become the first food cosmetic brand developed with a differentiated unique concept of 'food'. Then, because of that, it became a well-known cosmetic and skincare brand in many countries outside South Korea such as Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore

  • The Uses Of Tissue And Skin

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    of fibroblasts in skin substitutes is a crucial step toward better burn wound healing. Fibroblasts, which are naturally found in the dermis layer, are in charge of synthesizing and secreting the components that make up the extracellular matrix. In order for the skin to heal properly, one component that is especially important is collagen, for it plays a major part in the structure of the skin. Lack of collagen synthesis during healing can lead to raised scar, resulting in poor skin function and appearance[18]

  • Symptoms And Treatment Of Skin

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    Skin tags are common, obtained benign skin buildup that looks like a small balloon of hanging skin. Skin tags are harmless growths that can range in numbers from one to hundreds. Males and females are alike liable developing skin tags. Being overweight is related with skin tag development. Although some skin tags may fall off unexpectedly, most stay once formed. The medical name for skin tag is acrochordon. Skin tags are bits of flesh colored or darkly pigmented tissue that projected from the surrounding

  • Mechanical Behavior Of The Skin

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    Mechanical Behaviour of the Skin Introduction This part of the report concerns with the mechanical behaviour of the skin. Mechanical properties of the skin characterised in vivo and ex vivo studies are discussed.The advantages and limitations of each technique used by a number of researchers are reviewed. The mechanical properties of skin layers such as stratum corneum, dermis and adipose tissue are measured by many workers in addition to various experimental methods are also discussed. The need

  • The Procedure Of The Skin

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    Introduction The skin also known as the Integumentary system is the largest organ in the human system; it covers about 20 square feet. The skin has many functions, most of it is having to act as a protection agent. The skin is an important organ because it stops unwanted things from entering the body through the pores. It protects us from microorganisms; it cushions and insult the tissue laying underneath it; it protects the skin from involuntary damages like cuts and bumps; It protects us from

  • Speech On Ageing Skin

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    Ageing skin is a big concern for women all over the world and they are always looking for ways to reverse the signs of ageing. Wrinkles on the facial skin, sagging necklines, double chins and loose skin on the chest are every woman’s nightmares. Not only does ageing make one look old, it also makes one look more mature and the person feels unwanted. It stops you from living your life to the fullest. We all want to remain forever young. Many people use various anti-ageing creams and get frequent facials

  • Skin Cancer Essay

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    and division” (Starr, 1999, p. 213). Skin cancer is just one of the many forms of cancer that effects us and is the most common cancer in the U.S. Like so many others, I would assume that the major cause of skin cancer was the ultraviolet rays from the sun. However, there are other factors involved. Our DNA plays a major role in how cancer affects us, it has a major role in genetics too, therefore, environmental and heredity both are factors that

  • The Skin Is The Largest Organ Of The Body

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    The skin is the largest organ of the body, with a total area of about 20 square feet with a thickness of 1mm–3mm. The skin protects us from microbes and the elements, helps regulate body temperature, and allows the use of our senses touch, heat, and cold. Skin has three layers: • The epidermis, the outermost layer of skin, provides a waterproof barrier and creates our skin tone and is a layer of growing cells that continuously moves upwards to replace those dead skin particles • The dermis, beneath