Lax skin refers to skin that is loose, while elastic or firm skin is characterised by its tautness and excellent resilience. To determine if you have elastic facial skin, you can perform a simple test: just like bouncing a ball, elastic and firm skin will exhibit resistance and quickly bounce back. This type of skin is flexible, which means you may experience fewer pillow marks when sleeping on your face, fewer fine wrinkles when laughing, and it will more effectively maintain its shape and contour.
Skin gradually loses its integrity due to:
Aged skin hence develops a characteristically dry, wrinkled and leathery appearance that is more vulnerable to friction shear forces, and static line distortions
Skin gradually loses its ability to cope with stressors such as:
Here are some of the available aesthetic treatments available for your skin concerns.