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Elasticity

The skin’s elasticity is guaranteed by nerves, blood and lymphatic vessels, and by a network of fibrous tissues that run across the dermis. Smoking, the sun and female hormones damage the elasticity of the skin, which stretches and gradually becomes thinner with age.

This word belongs to the category Signs of age, wrinkles, firmness.