The largest organ in the body, our skin is the ultimate barrier and our ultimate protector against all the harms the outside world can do to our body. Protecting us from sun, bacteria, infection and a host of other dangers it must protect us from. But it doesn't stop there, it also allows us to feel, to experience touch, heat, cold and pain.
It helps us secrete sweat to cool off and keeps our body temperature the same. But it does so much more, so to give you a peek, here are fifty really interesting facts about our protector.
Cover image courtesy of marin / freedigitalphotos.net