Category Archive: Your Skin

What you need to know about your skin.

The Human Skin: Cells and Other Components

The skin is more than a simple barrier against the environment. It is composed of several types of cells with different functions each. 1. To start, the most obvious component is the squamous epithelial cells: these are basically cells filled with keratin. As cells from the deeper portion of the skin migrate outward towards the …

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The Human Skin: Basics

First things first, you who have taken the time to notice your skin need to know the basics, if you still don’t, that is. I’ll try not to bore you with anatomy and histology of the largest organ of the body so simply put it has 3 major parts from the outermost to the deepest: …

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