The skin

Our skin is the barrier that tells us what is us and what is not us.  It protects us from whatever could hurt us out there.  It’s the first line of defense of the body against intruders.  It’s also our largest sensory organ, making touch the most constant sense of the five.  There is not a single moment in our lives that our skin is not in contact with something, the floor, clothing, the wind, temperature.  However, it’s an organ we tend to take for granted.  It’s health and correct functioning 


 care.  The most basic 


 an adequate 


 and hydration, protection from the sun, the chemicals in water, the environment and 


 products that can affect it. Any symptom, like reddening, itching, eruptions or 


 have to be taken care of.