100+ Best Skin Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational skin quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

Famous Skin Quotes

Eating apples is good on so many levels. There’s fiber in the skin that’s really good for you. It helps with digestion and helps you absorb all the nutrients of everything you’ve eaten that day. Apples are a really good thing. — Rebecca Romijn

The night is a skin pulled over the head of day that the day may be in torment. — Djuna Barnes

My engineer dad is where my technical acumen comes from. I remember him taking me to the factories to see how what works. Often he used to open up his motorbike to fix things and I saw how the wheels worked. His car used to be open for dissection very regularly. All this taught me and inspired me to look beyond what I could see on the skin. — Bibhu Mohapatra

Depending on the season, between 20 and 30 percent of my collections contain some sort of eco or sustainable element, whether it’s a beautiful organic fabric or a natural dye. And obviously I don’t use animal skins or fur of any kind. — Stella McCartney

I have a thick skin, but I have a heart. — Dan Savage

After all, film is so porous, and to my mind, so oddly occult, that I think that film itself absorbs odd energies like a living skin. — Barbara Steele

When I wear the national team shirt, its sole contact with my skin makes it stand on an end. — Diego Maradona

I already had three strikes against me. One, I have light skin. Two, I’m from Miami, which wasn’t getting looked at at the time. Three, I’m Cuban. But now, I’ve made everything that stacked against me into a virtue. — Pitbull

I always start the day with a cup of hot water and lemon – I find it really cleanses and hydrates me. I have very sensitive, dry skin, so I have to be careful about what I put on my face. My must-haves are Dermalogica cleansing gel and L’Or De Vie Creme Riche by Dior, which is thick and nourishing. — Eva Green

I’m a lot more grounded now, a lot more settled in my skin. — Clea Duvall

I use products from my dermatologist but the best things you can do for your skin, are not smoke always use sunscreen and drink a lot of water. — Sela Ward

I have had an experience which might perhaps be described as being shot down. At the same time, I call shot down only when one falls down. Today I got into trouble but I escaped with a whole skin. — Manfred von Richthofen

I’ve had Irish skin from the time I was a young girl. — Lara Flynn Boyle

To understand the intensity of driving an F1 car, you have to be in it. When you’re driving a 750hp machine at 320km/h, the noise and the vibrations are incredible. The G-force when you take big corners is like someone trying to rip your head off. You hit the brakes, and it feels as if the skin is being pulled off your body. — Jenson Button

In a photo shoot, you have to be very comfortable in your own skin. It’s all about confidence-boosting and putting on armor. — Adelaide Clemens

I had my shortcomings – crazy hair, braces, bad skin and all that stuff. I went through it all. — David Boreanaz

I feel like I want to crawl out of my skin, especially when people start questioning me. — Skeet Ulrich

I love skin care and actually wanted to be an esthetician for many years. — Ashley Rickards

It’s a sad man my friend who’s livin’ in his own skin and can’t stand the company. — Bruce Springsteen

Anybody with skin issues knows that that’s a very sensitive subject, and that’s why I’ve never shared that I have vitiligo because I do. — Tamar Braxton

Why are people afraid of getting older? You feel wiser. You feel more mature. You feel like you know yourself better. You would trade that for softer skin? Not me! — Anna Kournikova

I love new cities, and if I haven’t travelled for a month, the need to go somewhere starts to gets under my skin. — Adelaide Clemens

In things a moderation keep; Kings ought to shear, not skin, their sheep. — Robert Herrick

It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them. — Tiberius

I have a coconut oil stick, which I use for everything – on my eye lids to make them shinier, on my lips, and on any dry skin. — Georgia May Jagger

I picked ducks in a tub in my dorm room. I’d hang deer in the doorway between the bedroom and the little living room in our little apartment there, and I’d skin my deer, and all the guts would go in the tub, and I’d sneak them out so my fellow students on both sides wouldn’t see all that, you know. I’d clean fish up there and all. — Phil Robertson

Life is full of banana skins. You slip, you carry on. — Daphne Guinness

I don’t have time for any special skin routines. Many a night I go to bed with the gloppy mascara and all. — Keri Russell

When I was young, to have a big nose, big lips or dark skin was the worst. You were the wretched. — Nate Parker

You must have to want it so badly, if there is any way you can live without it, get out of it. Being an unsuccessful actor is like having a skin disease. Make sure your passion is not misplaced. — Tom Sizemore

One of Obama’s most impressive attributes is his quiet confidence: Voters sense that he is comfortable in his own skin, a dedicated father and friend who won’t waste time with the phony rituals of Washington. — Ron Fournier

A rock’n’roll band needs to be able to get under people’s skin. You should be able to clear the room at the drop of a hat. — Paul Westerberg

You learn to be comfortable in your own skin, and your body changes throughout life, so you can’t sweat the small stuff. — Chanel Iman

It’s a good thing that beauty is only skin deep, or I’d be rotten to the core. — Phyllis Diller

I feel good in my own skin because I’ve accepted the fact that I’m me. That’s what’s so great about being alive and being on this planet: Everybody’s different. — Kelly Osbourne

I usually go make-up free when I’m not working. Because I work so much, during the free days that I have I like to let my skin breathe, but of course I’m girly so I like to put on some blush and some mascara. — Bar Refaeli

Staph lives on skin. Thats the reason why many infections start as a boil. — Anthony Fauci

I’m not one of those James Joyce intellectuals who can stand back and look at the whole edifice… It was a slow process for me to just crawl out of it, like a snake leaving his skin behind. — Frank McCourt

My skin may have wrinkles but it’s because I’m smiling so much. That might sound like some terrible American greetings card, but I feel it’s immoral for me to castigate my body for getting older, when it does everything I ask of it. — Olivia Williams

People just need to be confident in their own skin and be proud of themselves. — Bristol Palin

As an actor, you have to get used to being told no, develop a thick skin, and just keep persevering. — Emun Elliott

A bit of lusting after someone does wonders for the skin. — Elizabeth Hurley

Could people be trained to be less gullible? Or are you as stuck with gullibility as you are with skin colour? — Keith Henson

I’m okay in my skin, you know… I’m okay with who I am. — Dana Plato

You have to grow thick skin and that only comes with time and learning. — Karlie Kloss

Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, the color of my skin and my rather peculiar background as an Ethiopian immigrant delineated the border of my life and friendships. I learned quickly how to stand alone. — Dinaw Mengestu

In China, we don’t consider someone truly beautiful until we have known them for a long time, and we know what’s underneath the skin. — Zhang Ziyi

My family would be supportive if I said I wanted to be a Martian, wear only banana skins, make love to ashtrays, and eat tree bark. — Casey Affleck

People can have rhinoceros skin, but there’s a point when something’s going to hurt you. — Janet Jackson

My mom didn’t use face cream, like, nothing at all. She’s got great skin and looks very youthful. — Lara Stone

Skin has become inadequate in interfacing with reality. Technology has become the body’s new membrane of existence. — Nam June Paik

I had been gullible, naive, soft, pliable. That’s why I got taken advantage of. To survive, you have to have a tough skin. — Tia Carrere

Anybody could say anything they want about me, and it literally never penetrates my skin. — Ron White

I love to see other women in pink. It’s good for every shade of skin and hair. — Elizabeth Hurley

Horror is like a serpent; always shedding its skin, always changing. And it will always come back. It can’t be hidden away like the guilty secrets we try to keep in our subconscious. — Dario Argento

It’s better to get the nutrients for healthy skin from food, not supplements. Salmon, walnuts, blueberries, spinach… lots of my favorite foods happen to be amazing for skin too. — Gail Simmons

Take that one thing you don’t like about yourself and more often than not that’s the one thing that makes you more special. Whether it’s that gap in your teeth, or that mole you never liked, or your skin color. — Shay Mitchell

Flying is awful, there’s nothing to do when you’re up in the air. I bloat up, my skin gets dry, and when we hit turbulence, I’m terrified. — Daniela Pestova

Well-being is how I feel in my skin, not about how other people are looking at me and what they see… its what I feel like. — Josie Loren

I distinguish sentiment from sentimentality. Sentimentality makes your skin crawl. It’s like too much sugar. But, sentiment is a great feeling. — Josh Radnor

Having been a journalist for thirty-nine years, I’ve developed a pretty thick skin. — Pete Earley

It makes my skin crawl to think about the violent ways snakes, lizards, alligators and other exotic creatures are raised and killed for boots, bags and belts. — Kelly Brook

I try to shave at night so my skin has a chance to settle by the early morning call-time. — Patrick Wilson

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used. — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

I’m very comfortable in my own skin now. I started just being myself more and more. For women, this happens as you get older. I loved my 40s – I thought they were fantastic. And I’m loving my 50s. I’m going to love everything because you’re either older or dead! — Gloria Estefan

Painting is sometimes like those recipes where you do all manner of elaborate things to a duck, and then end up putting it on one side and only using the skin. — Lucian Freud

I find the female tragedy of insecurity to be hilarious. We get obsessed over issues like the tiny skin tags on our backs or that we’re fat. You read one line in a magazine and it sends you into a tailspin. — Lake Bell

To experience the northern forest in the raw, I went to northern Finland and Lapland, travelling on horseback, and sleeping on reindeer skins in the traditional open-fronted Finnish laavu. I ate elk heart, reindeer and lingonberries, and tried out spruce resin: the chewing gum of the Stone Age. — Michelle Paver

I love chicken. I love chicken products: fried chicken, roasted chicken, chicken nuggets – whatever. And going to Japan, I would see that these chicken were smoked and then grilled and then have this amazing crispy skin. — David Chang

I have always been a person who is extremely comfortable in my skin. I have always just been myself in all these years on the public platform. — Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Bosnia is under my skin. It’s the place you cannot leave behind. I was obsessed by the nightmare of it all; there was this sense of guilt, and an anger that has become something much deeper over these last years. — Paddy Ashdown

For me especially, I travel a lot, and with the weather change and everything, my skin gets dehydrated very fast. — Gal Gadot

Being happy in your skin that’s what it’s all about. — Koo Stark

I have olive skin, so if I get pale, I look green. I have to tan. — Nicole Richie

I think the older you get, the more you know about life, and the more you learn about yourself and you become comfortable in your own skin. So the older I’m getting, the more fun I’m having. — Colbie Caillat

Civilization is the lamb’s skin in which barbarism masquerades. — Thomas Bailey Aldrich

I’m not super comfortable in my skin. I have to make it work for me, and that usually amounts to making it uncomfortable for everyone else. — Aubrey Plaza

Beauty may be skin deep, but ugly goes clear to the bone. — Redd Foxx

I’m very accepting with my age. It’s like notches on your belt: experience, wisdom, and a different kind of beauty. There comes a day when you’ve become comfortable in your skin. — Zoe Saldana

I have this very strange sensitive skin. If I put anything on it but this one product, it erupts into a rash. — Rebecca De Mornay

I’m not the classic type – fair skin, very beautiful women of a classic type, I’m talking about now. — Debra Wilson

Dressed in the lion’s skin, the ass spread terror far and wide. — Jean de La Fontaine

And although our bodies are bounded with skin, and we can differentiate between outside and inside, they cannot exist except in a certain kind of natural environment. — Alan Watts

What an occupation! To sit and flay your fellow men and then offer their skins for sale and expect them to buy them. — August Strindberg

Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words. — Paul Engle

A thick skin is a gift from God. — Konrad Adenauer

But this is Miami, you can’t come to Miami and not show any skin. You gotta show something. If you’re all covered up in this heat, you’re gonna make me pass out out just to look at you. It’s sweaty in Miami-but the diamonds will keep me cool. — Lil’ Kim

The colour of the skin is in no way connected with strength of the mind or intellectual powers. — Benjamin Banneker

Our skin colours may vary, but what’s upstairs – there’s certain things we’ve all got in common. — Billy Gibbons

I made a lot of friends at school, and they were all Africans. I could have felt very different. I didn’t feel different, I didn’t notice the color of their skin, I didn’t notice the color of my skin and I have remembered that all my life. — Mem Fox

I have as much pink as you can have. I love to see other women in pink. It’s good for every shade of skin and hair. — Evelyn Lauder

I was looking for someone to formulate a skin care line I could use. — Connie Sellecca

If someone’s got good, clean skin, with not too much make-up on, and good, clean hair that’s bouncy, and the nails are clean and not overly done, then you can put anything on her and she’s going to look good. — Bruce Oldfield

Glamour is about feeling good in your own skin. — Zoe Saldana

There’s nothing sexy about skin and bone. You gotta have some junk in the trunk. — Amy Lee

There should be no discrimination against languages people speak, skin color, or religion. — Malala Yousafzai

I’m a big believer in that if you focus on good skin care, you really won’t need a lot of makeup. — Demi Moore

Americanism is not a matter of skin or color. — Daniel Inouye

Toeing the starting line of a marathon, regardless of the language you speak, the God you worship or the color of your skin, we all stand as equal. Perhaps the world would be a better place if more people ran. — Dean Karnazes

I see a wiser person than when I was younger: having babies, and passing 30, were the turning points. What women in their 40s – I am 39 – lack in gorgeousness, they make up for in wisdom. I love ageing, despite the drawbacks – thinner, drier skin. — Thandie Newton