10 Interesting Facts

Here are 10 facts that people researching the integumentary system should know:

  1. Your skin is known as your birthday suit.
  2. You skin sends indicators.
  3. Every month you have a whole new layer of skin.
  4. Your nails grow .5mm per week.
  5. You will shed 40lbs of skin in a lifetime.
  6. You have 7 layers of flat, stacked cells.
  7. The average amount of head hair is 120,000.
  8. Your eyelids have the thinnest skin.
  9. Hair grows 1cm per month.
  10. An adult has 20 sq.ft of skin.
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