Care Of The Skin

Welcome to class, I hope you enjoyed the last class. Today we will be talking about the care of the skin. Follow me closely and you will understand what we are about to talk about.

The skin is the outer covering of the body. It performs very important functions. Therefore, it is important to take care of it. When the skin is neglected, skin diseases may occupy it

Functions of the skin

  • It protects the body from infections (germs), poor weather injury.
  • It helps the body to get rid of waste products through sweating.
  • It helps to keep the body temperature normal.
  • It also keeps the body warm in cold weather.

Types of Skin

  • Smooth skin
  • Soft skin
  • Coarse skin

Articles For The Care of The Skin

  • Water
  • Sponge
  • Soap
  • Cream
  • Towel
  • Powder

Skin Infection

Causes of Skin Infections

  • Dirty clothes
  • Sharing clothes, sponge, and towel with other people

Types of Skin Infection

  • Scabies
  • Ring worm
  • Pimples
  • Eczema

Skin Injuries

  • Cuts
  • Bruises
  • Burns and scalds
  • Stings

How to Take Care Of The Skin


  • We take care of our skin by washing it with sponge, soap, water and towel
  • Drying the body with a clean towel
  • By applying or rubbing body cream and cosmetics
  • By not washing the skin with harsh soda soap or powdered detergent like omo.


  1. Mention three functions of the skin.
  2. Describe how you can take care of your skin.

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