Your skin is a very complicated organ that serves many functions. This is the place to start if you want to learn about skin.
The skin made up of three layers - the dermis, epidermis, and subcutaneous tissue. Find out more about skin anatomy here.
The Biology of Hair
Hair is made up of 2 structures - the follicle and the hair shaft. Find out more about the anatomy of hair and how it functions.
Fingernails and toenails are made of more than just the nail we see. Find out more about nail anatomy and growth.
Illustrations showing the maturation of cells from the bottom layer of the epidermis to the top layer.
Stratum Corneum Anatomy - The Key to Healthy, Attractive Skin
The stratum corneum is the outermost of the 5 layers of the epidermis and is largely responsible for the vital barrier function of the skin. These illustrations will take you through the important components of the stratum corneum that perform this complex barrier function.