Our skin is the largest organ of the body, yet it is the most neglected? Our skin is made up of 3 layers, the outermost layer , the Epidermis is mainly responsible for protection against external aggressions and is approximately 0.07 to 0.012mm thick depending on the site. The next layer down, the Dermis is commonly known as the cellular matrix as its function is to give the skin its elasticity, keep it firm and plump with collagen and maintain good hydration levels. A healthy Dermis is 2 to 6 mm thick. The deepest layer of the skin is the Hypodermis, this layer contains large blood vessels and fat storage for energy reserves and protection. To read more click here.