• Laura Chaparro, science journalist

    The ‘acid touch’ of the largest human organ

    24 Nov

    Research has revealed that human skin is more acidic than was previously thought. To keep skin healthy and hydrated, use of less alkaline soaps and cosmetics is recommended.


    The skin, the largest organ of the human body, measures two square metres in size. However, when we think of the most important organs, we always think of the heart or brain, overlooking this fine sheath that completely encloses us. The skin is our main barrier against external agents, preventing viruses, harmful bacteria and mites from entering our bodies. Read More

  • Fede Montagud, editor

    About this blog

    24 Nov

    The skin enables us to communicate with the world. Its main functions are protection and perception, yet most people are unaware of its properties. The aim of this blog is to enhance knowledge of the skin, its health and care by providing reliable information based exclusively on scientific evidence and expert opinion. Read More