Plastic model of skin cross section

It’s likely that you tend to sweat in the summer. And then in winter, in the heated air or outside in the cold, your skin sometimes becomes dry and taut, as if you are losing moisture through your skin. Oil-based skin creams help with this. But why? What effect does the cream have on the skin?

You will need

  • Two freezer bags
  • Two hair ties
  • A rich, oil-based cream

The experiment works best if you do it with someone.

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