What is Pruney Finger?

by admin on October 25, 2014

Friends when you spent more than half an hour in water while bathing or swimming, you notice that skin of your finger tips or toes get wrinkled. Have you ever thought what’s the reason behind it?
Reason lies in your palm. Your palm does not have hairs, so no sebum is produced, so water can not be repelled. Your skin in palm region is quite thick, so it contains dead cells and keratin which is both alive and dead too. So the dead keratin absorbs water and swells up while live keratin donot. So both dead and live keratin is attached to the skin leading to formation of wrinkles. you can watch out the video below.

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