Why is skin health important?

Updated: Nov 24, 2020

Your skin health is important not only for your appearance, but more importantly because your skin performs so many essential tasks for your body.


Your skin protects your body from the many viruses and bacteria you are exposed to daily. It also protects you from the sun's rays - specifically ultraviolet light - that can damage cells.


Healthy skin produces vitamin D when exposed to the sun, and vitamin D is important for many body functions. Having healthy skin also helps your body keep its temperature at a constant level. Healthy skin also helps you react better to important changes around you by feeling pain or pressure.


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