Skin Care Awareness Month

September is National Skin Care Awareness month!
Here are some fun facts about your skin:
  •  Skin accounts for about 15% of your body weight.
  •  The average adult has approximately 21 square feet of skin, which weighs 9 lbs and contains more than 11 miles of blood vessels.
  •  Your skin is thickest at your feet and thinnest on your eyelids.
  • Your skin constantly sheds dead cells, about 30,000 to 40,000 cells every minute! That’s nearly 9 lbs per year!
  •  Dead skin comprises about a billion tons of dust in the earth’s atmosphere.
  • Changes in your skin can sometimes signal changes in your overall health.
These fun facts are just a few of the many important aspects of your skin and your health.  Here’s one more fact: NWOPCP carries a large line of Avene skincare products to help you protect your skin. Ask our staff about which product is best for you! Have a great day!

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