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Ageing is the result of a decline in skin function. Premature ageing, as characterised by symptoms such as pigmentation, sun spots, fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin, is effectively a loss of structural integrity within the skin. As we age, the skin’s matrix becomes thin and the skin loses its bounce. Constant exposure to the sun (UV exposure) speeds up this process by disrupting the normal architecture of connective tissue within the dermis. UV decreases collagen and elastin and alters the cross-linked structure of collagen and elastin fibres within the dermis. 

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Premature ageing is characterised by symptoms such as pigmentation, sun spots, fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin. It is also the loss of structural integrity within the skin. As we age, the skin's matrix becomes thin and the skin loses its bounce.

Your skin contains skin cells that manufacture substances called collagen and elastin. These substances form fibres in your skin. Collagen and elastin work together to provide support to the skin. Without them, your skin would simply collapse. As we get older, these fibres become weaker causing the skin to sag and to start showing signs of wrinkling and lines. There are a number of causes linked to the natural ageing process but the ones we are directly responsible for are excessive UV exposure and pollution; poor nutrition and lifestyle choices.

As premature ageing is a result of structural destruction and deterioration in the normal functioning of the skin, we revise the decline in processes that occur when the skin starts to age and by strengthening the skin’s underlying matrix, we encourage the skin to function like a young and healthy skin.

 

Recommended Treatments: Essential Facial, DMK Bespoke Skin Nutrition facial, DMK Enzyme therapy, DMK Muscle Banding, Japanese Facial Massage, Skin Needling

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