Fine Lines

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Page 8 of 15 9 Taking supplements with collagen may be helpful for slowing skin aging. How to Rebuild and Prevent Future Loss How can you retain your collagen? • Limit your exposure to ultraviolet rays and wear a sunscreen daily. Overexposure to the sun can weaken both collagen and elastin fibers, leading to loss and sagging in the skin. * Incorporate retinoids and alpha hydroxy acids into your weekly skin care regimen. These ingredients work to increase cell turnover, as well as target fibroblasts—the cells that produce collagen. * For those individuals who want a more aggressive approach, advanced modality treatments such as chemical peels, laser treatments, and skin rejuvenation all work to boost collagen by producing a controlled wound to the skin.

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