57 Fascinating Skin Facts

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1. For oily skin, mash one banana with a teaspoon of honey and a couple of drops of lemon juice. Apply to face for 10 minutes, rinse.
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2. The Apple Watch cannot detect tattooed skin, causing it to lock and throw off heart rate readings when worn on a tattooed wrist
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3. Maggots will only eat flesh if it is dead. For this reason, they are often used to remove the burnt skin from severe burn patients.
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4. Wearing skinny jeans can cause nerve damage in your legs, a condition called "tingling thigh syndrome."
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5. Yes skinny girls are attractive but curvy girls are just as gorgeous,Look at the girl in my last tweet,she looked much better before dieting
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6. The bagpipe was originally made from the whole skin of a dead sheep.
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7. There are spray-on skin cells that adhere quickly to wounds and speed healing.
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8. About 15% of the air you breathe in an average metro station is human skin.
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9. In weight-loss commercials they typically have a skinny person gain and then lose weight for the before/after pictures
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10. The depressed area of skin under your nose and above your upper lip is called your philtrum.
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11. Simply rubbing the inside of a banana peel against your skin will brighten up and tone your skin, help reduce acne, and enhance your glow.
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12. In the next 30 seconds, you will, on average, produce 72 million red blood cells, shed 174,000 skin cells, and have 25 thoughts.
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13. People with darker skin do not wrinkle as fast as people with lighter skin.
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14. The border of your lips is called the vermilion-skin border.
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15. Asking for forgiveness causes the recipient to be more forgiving in the future.
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16. In 2009, scientists announced a skin disorder they called 'PlayStation palmar hidradenitis' caused by too much video game playing.
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17. An 18 year old freshmen funded his education by asking 2.8 million people for one penny.
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18. Humans only need to shower every two to three days — a daily shower can cause irritated and cracked skin.
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19. The number of skin cancer cases due to tanning is higher than the number of lung cancer cases due to smoking.
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20. The Merriam-Webster dictionary officially recognizes "wenis" as "the extra skin on your elbow."
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21. In 1950, BF Skinner taught 2 pigeons to play ping pong by using positive reinforcement.
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22. Smiling naturally lifts the muscles in the face and slows down the rate at which our facial skins age.
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23. Baby foreskins are commonly used in cosmetic treatments.
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24. Bitch Definition: Any girl who is skinnier or prettier than you.
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25. Before you assume, try asking first.
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26. Drinking white or green tea every day will minimize the environmental damage done to your skin, and minimize fine lines and wrinkles.
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27. You can see the internal organs of the Nicaragua giant glass frog because it has transparent skin.
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28. Alexander the Great was said to have skin that smelled so good, it would perfume his clothes.
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29. Every second, you make 500 new skin cells.
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30. Cleaner fish help out other fish by removing parasites and dead skin from their scales.
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31. While filling a bath, drop in 5-10 green tea bags. This will detox your body, relax you, and give your skin a bountiful amount of minerals!
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32. The Incredible Hulk's green skin color was originally a result of printing error (he was originally grey) that Stan Lee liked.
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33. Using a cotton ball, apply vodka to your face as an astringent to cleanse the skin and tighten pores.
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34. Lemon water helps clean the toxins out of our bodies. When you get rid of toxic waste in your system, your skin will show it first
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35. Our Society: Skinny = anorexic, thick = obese, virgin = too good, non-virgin = slut, friendly = fake, quiet = rude.
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36. According to one study, fifty percent of men say a girl asking them out is a turn-on.
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37. People with dark skin are 20 times less likely to get skin cancer than people with pale skin.
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38. People hear not only with their ears, but also skin and eyes.
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39. Lighter skin in humans evolved only recently, maybe only 10,000 years ago, probably in response to more clothing and limited diet.
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40. Blue sharks tend to bite and nip each other during courtship. To cope, the females have skin that's twice as thick.
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41. As much as you may hate them, cold showers are much better for your hair and skin.
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42. Stuck in a large crowd? Put pennies in a can and shake it, asking people to donate. Everyone will move to avoid you
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43. Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.
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44. A few U.S. libraries still carry library books that were bound with human skin.
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45. Dimples may be cute, but they are an inherited genetic flaw caused by a fibrous band of tissue that connects the skin to an underlying bone.
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46. The mango is the most popular fruit in the world. It also prevents cancer, clears skin and lowers cholesterol.
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47. Many frogs can actually drink and breathe through their skin
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48. In 1987, an 18 year old freshmen named Mike Hayes funded his education by asking 2.8 million people for one penny.
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49. The most powerful way to win an argument is by asking questions. It can make people see the flaws in their logic.
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50. Humans actually have 9 senses not 5 including thermoception, the sense of heat (or its absence) on our skin
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51. Applying vodka on your face cleanses the skin, tightens pores and can prevent acne breakouts.
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52. Smoking cigarettes is horrible for your skin and body + overall health. #QuitSmoking
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53. Asking for small favors from people can make you more likable.
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54. Wearing skinny jeans can cause nerve damage in your legs, a condition called "tingling thigh syndrome.
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55. According to a study, the average human sheds their entire outer skin layer every 2-4 weeks.
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56. Applying vodka on your face cleanses the skin, tightens pores and prevents acne breakouts.
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57. Curvy women may be more intelligent than skinny women due to fatty acids in their hips that improve their mental abilities, a study found.

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