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What are the two layers in the skin?

The epidermis and the dermis.

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What are in the dermis?

The sweat glands, blood vessels, nerves, oil glands, hair and fat cells

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What is in the epidermis?

The malpigian layer?

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What does the malpighian layer do?

It keeps out diseases and micro organisms and sunburn

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What does the sweat glands do?

It removes the sweat and goes through the pores

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What does the blood vessels do?

Supply the skin with oxygen and nutrients

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What do nerves do?

Make us feel sensations

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What do our oil glands do?

They moisten skin

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What do the hairs do?

They warm the skin

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What do the fat cells do?

Insulate the body

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What are the functions of the skin?

It excretes sweat, keeps the body at 37C, protects the body from diseases or micro organisms, make us feel

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What are some guidelines for the skin?

Eat healthy avoid tiredness, wash hands daily and cleanse

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How is body odour caused?

When the bacteria works on the sweat

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How do you prevent body odour or sweat?

Deodorant for sweat
Antiperspirant for body odour


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How is acne caused?

When the extra oil blocks the pores and the bacteria causes infection.

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How do prevent acne?

Don't share face towels with people with acne, avoid eating fatty food, do not squeeze or pick spots, clean skin thoroughly and drink loads of water.