Hipodermis: la última capa de nuestra piel

Hypodermis: the last layer of our skin

The hypodermis is the last and thickest layer of our skin, and although it is not visible, it has many vital functions.

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This layer of our skin is responsible for the thermal insulation of our organs, and is also the essential connection between the dermis, muscles and bones. It produces sweat to regulate our body temperature and cushions us from blows.

Also, it has an important function of storing energy through the production of adipocytes (it only happens twice in life, when we are pregnant and in adolescence).

Its thickness is different throughout the body depending on your hormones and your genetics. If you have more testosterone in your body, your hypodermis is thicker in your abdomen, arms, lower back, and shoulders; and if you have more estrogen, in your butt, hips and thighs.

Although this layer of our skin is not visible, it can dramatically affect your outward appearance. Because? Well, with aging, the volume of facial fat decreases and there is less supporting tissue to maintain normal skin tone and elasticity.

While this is a natural and unavoidable process, it can be delayed by supporting the skin with essential fatty acids like Omega 3 and 6 not only in your diet, but also topical through cold-pressed virgin facial oils like Aurora or Borneo .

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