Slideshow Pictures: Skin and Beauty -- 12 Ways to Wreck Your Skin

Reviewed by Gary W. Cole, MD, FAAD and William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR on Friday, March 23, 2012

Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and it takes a lot of abuse.

A woman tans on the beach.

A woman applies sunscreen.

A man uses a tanning bed.

A woman smokes a cigarette.

A woman prepares to wash her face.

A woman scrubs her skin with a facial brush.

A woman attempts to pop a pimple on her cheek.

When you're stressed out, it really does show in your skin.

A woman examines her skin after a chemical peel.

A man prepares to eat a large meal.

A man, unable to sleep, watches late-night TV.

A woman examines her skin in the mirror.

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