Crepey skin, like crepe paper, appears flimsy, finely wrinkled, dehydrated and, basically, old. Crepey skin is first noticeable in thin skinned areas such as around eyes, upper arms, hands and neck. Without intervention and without warning, crepey skin can blanket the chest, upper legs, knees, lower arms and elbows.
Marionettes are a result of the general facial aging process: volume loss and loss of structural support from shrinking facial fat pads, bone and mineral loss (particularly the bony resorption of the mandible), decrease in collagen and elastin production and hormonal changes that thin and weaken skin. Movement, genetics and bad habits also contribute to development and severity of marionettes.
Age spots are also called liver spots, solar lentigines, sunspots, and they can appear peppered across any part of the body that has sustained unprotected sun exposure over the years. The face, hands, arms, chest, back and legs are the most commonly affected areas.
Regular exercise is important for all organs, internally and externally. Healthy hearts, lungs, brains and skin require our physical movement. Exercise increases oxygen levels and circulation to nourish skin cells, while flushing toxins from our bodies. Exercise also decreases stress…