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Article: Ageless Beauty ~ The importance of skin elasticity

Ageless Beauty ~ The importance of skin elasticity

Delicate and adaptable, skin elasticity is a quality that lends to the health, vibrancy and resilience of our skin. It’s what allows our skin to bounce back gracefully when stretched. It is the invisible thread that holds the fabric of our skin together, and within its secret lies the magic of elastin.
Elastin is a protein found within the skin’s dermis layer, it gives our skin the incredible ability to stretch and then regain its original form. It acts as a natural rubber band, allowing the skin to recoil and maintain its firmness. Elastin works in conjunction with collagen, another essential protein, to support the skin’s structure and overall resilience. 

As time passes, various factors contribute to a gradual decline in skin elasticity including elastosis - the natural process of elastin deterioration, as well as external factors such as sun exposure and lifestyle choice such as smoking and excess alcohol. This deterioration causes our skin to lose its defined structure and become thinner and more delicate. Be sure to nurture your skin with care and embrace its natural beauty at every stage of life.
Loss of skin elasticity can have various health implications, including increased vulnerability to injuries, delayed wound healing, impaired thermoregulation, skin conditions and irritations, and reduced protection against UV radiation. Maintaining skin elasticity is important for overall health.


Tips for nourishing your skin for the future: 

Everyone’s skin journey is so unique, and its important to find what works best for you, here are some tips that may help you in yours:
Adequate hydration ~
Prevent dryness and promote plumpness.
Sun protection ~
Protect your skin from harmful UV rays with a natural sunscreen and protective garments.
Potent and purposeful skincare ~
Our Kakadu Plum Radiance Serum is loaded with Vitamin C which works beneath the surface to boost collagen production for improved skin vitality and elasticity.
A fresh and balanced diet ~
Nourish your skin from within by consuming a balanced nutrient dense diet rich in fruits, vegetables, lean proteins and healthy fats. 
Exercise and stress management ~
Improve blood circulation and promote overall health, which is so inextricably entwined with our skin health.

Imagery by the talented @sunnydazecreative of divine muse @courtney.claire.creates
 

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