Wrinkles: A Thing of the Past

Wrinkles: A Thing of the Past

The first wrinkle appears, most often, at the corner of the eye or forehead. For numerous women this is a key step which can be delayed with the asssurance that their face will remain smooth and supple. Skin that is well maintained will be properly stimulated and have proper cell renewal. This causes the elastic dermis to remain longer delaying the formation of wrinkles. Stem cell research has furthered men and women''s ability to retain the texture and fluidity of their skin.

A wrinkle is a fold that forms in the skin and are due to the weakening of the dermis. This is the deepest layer of the skin which, as we age, no longer supports the epidermis. As a result, the skin is less resistant to deformation and eventually begins to wrinkle. Wrinkles arise from the movements of our face. As the fold is moved thousands and thousands of times, the fibers of our skin eventually fade. As we age, the skin loses its ability to return to its original smooth position once the action ceases.

Consequently, parts of the face that will see their first wrinkles differ from person to person. We can say that wrinkes are "customized" according to the usual expressions of each individual, although many share the same affected areas which are common.

  • Crow''s feet: they start from the corners of the eyes; these are the smile lines
  • The frown lines : between the eyebrows, in the shape of ''V'' occurring when one frowns
  • The ''S'' forehead wrinkles: horizontal expression lines
  • Around the lips are little wrinkles that radiate around the mouth where skin is fragile