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Ageing

Ageing is a natural process that effects our appearance . The skin changes in may ways effecting appearance, texture and function.

We start to see many effects-

Wrinkles: We lose elasticity and collagen, this lead to the development of. Mostly seen in the areas that get most sun exposure.

Uneven Pigmentation: As well as lines and wrinkles the UV exposure leads to uneven skin tone, and age spots.

Thinning Skin: Skin becomes thinner, more fragile and is more easily damaged.

Less Firmness: Our ability to hold on to and produce  more collagen and elastin plummets as we age. This leads to softening and sagging of the skin.

Dryness and Dullness: This happens because we can't hold on to moisture as the skin function is impaired , we produce less natural oil and the turn over of new cells slows down.

The impact of skin aging on how we feel can be significant. These changes can make us feel self conscious effecting out self esteem, well being and influence our social interaction.

What can you do about it?

There are many treatment options to address the many causes of skin ageing; forces on the skin, loss of volume, lack of collagen, poor hydration, slow cell turn over and environmental factors

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