Interesting Facts About Lips

Learning about some bodily facts can get really interesting.. Check out these facts on lips to further improve your knowledge.

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Did you know that there are many interesting and unsaid facts about our body? We are here to share some of the facts about lips.

Lips are the most essential part of our being and we use them for eating, speaking and kissing. Apart from this, the other fact about human lips is that it has a distinct border when compared to other animals.

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Learn about these facts, as they are quite interesting, since we sometimes tend to pay less attention to these facts.

Check out these interesting facts about lips...

Fact #1

Lips are one of the most sensitive organs in the human body. According to reports, there are more than a million nerve endings; but these nerve cells do not have any kind of defensive membrane for protection.

Fact #2

Lips do not sweat, as they do not possess any sweat glands. Since lips don't have sweat glands, they dry out faster than any other part of the body.

Fact #3

Did you know that lips are unique like fingerprints? One can never find two individuals with identical lip impressions. Interesting, isn't it?

Fact #4

Lips are the only part of the body where the inside extends outside. Confusing? Well, it means that the mucous membrane that forms the inner lining of the mouth is the same as that of the outer one.

Fact #5

Did you know that lips tend to grow thinner as a person grows older? This happens because of ageing and due to the fact that collagen production in the body decreases. The reduced production of collagen implies that the lips start losing their plumpness.

Fact #6

Did you know that lips can say something about your sexuality? Well, they sure can. Studies have revealed that the shape of a woman's lips can determine her ability on achieving an orgasm soon or late.

Fact #7

Lips can become paralysed. This form of facial paralysis is known as Bell's palsy. This condition is caused by a damage to the facial nerves.

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Story first published: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 10:31 [IST]
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