Amazing Facts About Skin and Skin Color You Should Know About

Let us have at some amazing facts about skin and skin color that most of us don’t know about.

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As a part of health precautions and cautions people tend to go through articles such as how to combat blackheads and get rid of them and that is justified fairly as skin is a prominent part of appearance. But let us have at some amazing facts about skin and skin color that most of us don’t know about:

  • It is a common belief about having a skin white like a snow and very black like a coal but not our skin but its outer layer known as epidermis has the pigments that add color to our skin.
  • Melanin pigment is responsible for making the skin color dark or light in nature and is found as brown or yellow pigments.
  • People who appear black has more amount of brown pigments and less amount of yellow pigments while people who appear white has less amount of brown and yellow pigments.
  • Weight of the skin in an adult is around 6 pounds and that is about twice than the weight of your brain.
  • During the early days on earth the skin pigments adjusted itself according to the climate and so black skin color was to protect from hot climate while the white color was to acquire vitamin D from sun to live in cold climates. The same color was passed from generations to generations and is appearing as white, black and wheatish in the current generation.

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  1. cardy Says...

    On October 21, 2009 at 9:31 am

    They were amazing facts that I did not know, a fab article, enjoyed the read nice work


  2. Vikram Chhabra Says...

    On October 21, 2009 at 10:24 am

    Great article. Information was very precise!!


  3. Darla Beck Says...

    On October 21, 2009 at 10:55 am

    Interesting article.


  4. T.Rex McGoogle Says...

    On October 21, 2009 at 11:03 am

    An informative article about the skin and a good write.


  5. Yovita Siswati Says...

    On October 22, 2009 at 2:24 am

    I never knew these before. Very informative. Thanks.


  6. lillyrose Says...

    On October 22, 2009 at 12:01 pm

    great article!


  7. Faith Hodge Says...

    On October 29, 2009 at 11:20 am

    Well researched and presented. Informative! TU


  8. CutestPrincess Says...

    On November 14, 2009 at 4:40 pm

    A very detailed and well presented piece.


  9. Linvio Says...

    On December 29, 2009 at 6:41 am

    A very good thing to know…


  10. darren15my Says...

    On March 16, 2010 at 6:16 am

    Thats interesting


  11. Yalonda Says...

    On June 27, 2010 at 5:27 pm

    I didn’t know a few of these facts! It was interesting!
    But it’s true that our skins are just different colors, but it doesn’t change who we are on the inside! Therefor, it further proves to me that it’s stupid to base an opinion of someone by their outward appearance.


  12. suhadi Says...

    On May 18, 2011 at 2:57 am

    A great article.
    Thank you for share this to all of us.

    Interesting Facts About Skin


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