What is skin? The layers of human skin

The skin is the largest organ of the human body, weighing approximately 16% of our bodyweight. Skin consists of multiple layers, epidermis, dermis and hypode…

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25 Responses to “What is skin? The layers of human skin”

  1. photoprotection Reply May 3, 2013 at 8:49 am

    Hi there,
    Please drop us an email to mail@clinuvel.com outlining where and how you’d like to use the video and we’ll get back to you.

  2. Hello. I would like to ask if I could use this to our presentation and if I could have a copy of the video? Thanks.

  3. that really helps a lot thanks
    30 slides presentation in 3 min

  4. brief and very helpful, thank you!

  5. I teach anatomy and physiology. I like this video, but please note that the hypodermis is not considered a layer of the skin. It is the layer of tissue under the skin (also known as subcutaneous tissue). The skin consists of 2 layers, the epidermis and dermis.

  6. strong information

  7. very helpful, something about the accent helps me to study! Thank you x

  8. Thanks hoe

  9. This look nasey

  10. Very informative!

  11. That was awesome! Ty so much!! 😀

  12. Great video

  13. Mr Tanem recommended this video and it helped 😀 lol

  14. LOL thanks or clarifying!

  15. The voice over states they are “flat” cells not “fat”.

  16. The stratum corneum is NOT a layer of dead fat cells.

  17. The skin only weighs 6 – 10 pounds. I don’t know any adults, even svelte Europeans who only weigh between 38 and 63 pounds :p

  18. photoprotection Reply May 3, 2013 at 5:16 pm

    Happy to consider it. Drop us an email to mail@clinuvel.com and we can follow up

  19. TheSpanishHorse Reply May 3, 2013 at 5:51 pm

    I have a 10 minute power point presentation due on Malignant Melanoma. May I use a portion of your video for a quick explaination on the skins surface layers? 

  20. 2:08
    So after 30 days every cell in your epidermis is different from the cells of your epidermis of 30 days before?

  21. hmm, I was just taught that the “Hypodermis” is NOT considered a skin layer.

  22. thank you a lot. i was looking about this.

  23. What if I rip off my skin?

  24. photoprotection Reply May 3, 2013 at 7:25 pm

    Glad to hear it was of help! Did you find the downloadable fact sheet on out website as well? Would welcome any feedback on this too.

  25. Thank you for this great video, I showed it to my students, it was very helpful for them to understand better! 🙂