An intact barrier function is essential for our skin to protect us from external influences on a daily basis. Learn more about the structure and functions of our skin. Learn about the causes of skin problems or skin diseases. Only then can you protect and care for your skin properly.
Basics about the skin
Our skin is a vital organ – the largest single organ of our body. Day after day, the skin protects us from external influences such as heat, cold, wind, pathogens and regulates the heat balance. The skin is also known as the mirror of our soul. Thus skin problems can literally make us feel uncomfortable and often have a negative impact on our overall well-being.