As a result, the balance of new skin cells versus old is changed. Additionally, collagen and elastin begin to break down causing the skin to loose resilience.
Skin ageing is characterised by features such as wrinkling, structural and functional changes in extracellular matrix components such as collagens and elastin, laxity, and rough-textured appearance.
Extrinsic factors include:
Intrinsic ageing is the decreased ability of cells to retain water and the degeneration of elastin, fibrillin, collagen.
Intrinsic factors include:
Skin is the barrier that segregates the body from the outer environment.
It protects the body from water loss and microorganism infection. When healthy, the skin is typically:
Healthy skin can be maintained through the use of:
The Obagi Nu-Derm® Fx Systems and Obagi-C® Fx Systems are physician dispensed skin care systems. Thess transformational systems work by penetrating the surface of the skin to transform the function of the skin cells at a cellular level, correcting the damage from within, reducing dark spots and revealing younger, healthier-looking skin.
Obagi transformational systems are ideal for:
Available as two kits Normal/Oil and Normal/D