Skin dictionary: Letter G

Skin dictionary: Letter G

Learn the meaning of words that tell you more about your skin, hair, and nails.
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Genes
(jeenz)
Something you get from your parents that make you who you are and what you look like. Genes decide the color of your hair, skin and eyes, and how tall or short you are.

Germ (jurm)
A very tiny living thing you can't see but can make you sick or give you an infection.

Glands (glanz)
Tiny pockets in the body. In the skin, glands store oil that keeps skin and hair moist.