The Skin Structure
The Skin Consists of Four Main Layers:
External layer - A horneous layer consisting of dead cells.
Epidermis - A layer continuously changing. This is the layer wherein the cells
split, develop, grow old, die and progress upwards towards the
Dermis - This layer consists of collagenous and elastinous fibres which
support and protect the blood vessels, the nerves, the sweat
glands, the fat glands and the hair follicles.
Subcutaneous – Acting as a body temperature regulator.
The Color of The Skin:
The color of the skin depends on the quantity of the melanin pigments therein.
The result of an uneven distribution of melanin is chloasma (an area in the skin abnormally pigmented) and vitiligo (whitish patches in the skin).
Several solutions for the issue of the change in pigmentation in the skin were provided; these solutions were published in several researches executed on the subject.
Cycles in The Development of The Skin:
The skin does not develop in a continuous way during the day-time. The development of the skin occurs in the early morning hours and then right in the afternoon hours. Therefore, it is recommended to carry out cosmetic treatments during these hours.
The Functions of The Skin:
Our skin is the largest organ in our body which develops from within-side out. Our skin is responsible for all the crucial functions of our body and it is continuously changing. Our skin conserves as well our body temperature in a constant and in a proper level and constitutes an external anti-septic (anti-infectious) covering of our body. The skin regulates the level of fluid evaporation from our body and extracts damaging substances from our body; it repairs and unites most of the injuries done to our body and produces vitamin D.
"Maintaining" the skin
Cleanness: Daily cleaning with cleansing facial foam gel (soap less)
Deoxidizing: Observing the use of deoxidizing cosmetic appliances, anti oxidant, attributes of which fight environmental pollution and the influence of the sun radiation, and slow down the aging of the cells and the crosslink phenomena in the collagen molecules.
Nutrition: Nurturing the skin by enriching it with fats and fat acids essential for its existence.
Moisture: observing the use of cosmetic appliances which contain high quality moisture.
The moisture serves as a health-bath for the cells and helps them breath well and to renew themselves
Enrichment: observing the use of appliances containing vitamins and minerals, essential for the rehabilitation of the skin texture.
The collagen protein is responsible for retaining the texture and elasticity of the skin. The Collagen fibers in a healthy skin are located one on top of the other. Free radicals, polluted environment and lengthy exposure to sun radiation are the principle factors in breaking apart the collagen molecule.
When the collagen molecules crosslink each other, they harden the skin tissue, thus creating a visible wrinkle. Nurturing the skin with highly nutritional values, both externally and internally should be effected, as well as drinking water and consuming nutritional additives.