What is Your Skin IQ?

What is Your Skin IQ?

You might be well-acquainted enough to know if you're sensitive, acne-prone or oily, but do you really know what's going on with your epidermis? Take this quiz to find out just how skin-savvy you are.

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How much does your skin weigh?

Less than 1 pound
2 pounds
8 pounds
More than 10 pounds

How frequently does your skin grow new cells?

Once a week
Constantly
Once a month
Once a day

The phrase in the buff originally referred to:

Sand dunes on a beach where early-1900s Moroccan royals
skinny-dipped
Eleanor's Buff, a skin polish used in the 1800s
"Buffs," soldiers' nude-colored garments in seventeenth-
century England
A 1950s skin-scrubbing regimen in which people used the
same rough towels to smooth their skin as they did to shine
their cars

What is the most common skin disorder in the U.S.?

Acne
Sensitivity
Wrinkels
Moles

How many dermatologists currently practice in the United States?

56,000
100,000
12,000
5,000

What is the part of the skin that contains sweat glands and nerve endings called?

Dermis
Subcutaneous layer
Epidermis
Fibroblasts

True or false: Applying heat or cold to your skin causes your pores to open or close, respectively.

True
False

Where is your skin the thinnest?

Your neck
Between your fingers and toes
Your lips
The inside of your wrists