Prevent Aging Skin By Avoiding These Foods That Age You (Page 2)

Oil & Collagen

What Keeps Skin Looking Healthy

Your skin is important—it’s actually your body’s biggest organ. Our skin is coated in a layer of natural oils that protect it and lock in moisture. As we age, the oil production slows down, and skin cells lose the ability to repair themselves as easily. Our skin’s reserve of collagen—a type of protein that keeps skin firm, elastic and youthfully plump—also begins to run low, making skin thinner. And thin skin wrinkles more easily than thicker skin.

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