Did you know…fun facts about your skin

A diet rich in vitamins, enough sleep, physical activities and cosmetics. All these factors will help you to make your skin look beautiful and healthy. If you do not know how to fully take care of it, then this article is for you. Learn some interesting facts about your facial and body skin.

Whatever we eat and drink, has strong influence on the condition of our skin. Too much salt in the diet leads to the appearance of wrinkles and causes dry skin. This may lead to premature ageing of the organism. If you do not provide your body with the proper amount of liquid, the removal of toxins will be unsuccessful. This is why it is necessary to drink at least one litre of water per day during summer. In winter, you should drink herbal teas. These will not only cleanse your body but also warm you up during long evenings. Pimples, blackheads and warts appear as a result of impurity of your body and malfunction of the sebaceous glands. Therefore, it is extremely important to take a certain, systematic care of your skin and body. Additionally, do not forget to introduce supplements and products that will boost your metabolism, into your diet.

It is unbelievable, but human skin is about two square meters wide. Therefore, it is the largest organ given to us by Mother Nature. For each square centimeter of the skin, falls 13 million cells. Over 40% of biological substances (that our body needs to achieve health and beautiful appearance) penetrates through those cells. On the other hand, each year, about two kilograms of cosmetic chemicals penetrates into the blood stream, through the skin.

How do you recognize that your body lacks of vitamins? It is very simple: there are many symptoms that you must pay attention to. The lack of vitamin B2 appears by wrinkles, cracked corners of the mouth, flaky skin on the forehead, around the ears and nose, red eyes and greasy hair. The deficiency of a chemical element called silicon may result in premature skin ageing and loosing its firmness. Similar symptoms occur when our body is short of vitamin A. When it comes to acne, wounds difficult to heal and burns, zinc will be your remedy.