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Aesthetics 101 (Part 2): Human Physiology, Pathology, Biochemistry, Microbiology & Pathology: Basic Science for Aesthetics

This is part 2 of our Aesthetics 101 series.

Human Physiology for Aesthetics
Why do we need to know human physiology?
"Physiology' is the study of the 'functions' of the human body. For easier comprehension, the body is usually categorized using the 'systems' approach again (as in part 1 of our aesthetics 101 series):
Integumentary System (The integumentary system includes hair, scales, feathers, hooves, and nails.)cardiovascular systemgastrointestinal systemnervous systemrespiratory systemendocrine systemurino-genital systemmusculo-skeletal systemhematological system
You have an overview of what the 'skin' is in part 1, now you will need to know the functions (why, when and how) of the skin. Why is it important? You need to know what is normal before you know what is abnormal. What is the normal PH of the skin? Why are there pigments in the skin and what are their functions? What is the sebaceous gland and it's function?  Physiology is also an important b…