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elastin:
Along with collagen fibrils, these are the protein fibers that support the skin and give it elasticity. When these break down, the result is 'aging' of skin.
Link: www.celltechpersonalcare.com/glossary.jsp
elastin:
A protein in the skin that helps maintain resilience and elasticity.
Link: www.mentorcorp.com/global/facial-aesthetics/glossa...
elastinase:
An enzyme that dissolves elastin.
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elastin:
The major component of skin that gives it flexibility. Sun damage causes elastin in skin to deteriorate. Elastin can be derived from both plant and animal sources and is used in cosmetics as a good water-binding agent. Elastin in cosmetics has never been shown to affect the elastin in skin.
Link: www.paulaschoice.com.au/dictionary/dict2.htm
elastin:
In cosmetic products, elastin cannot make your skin tighter. Used as a moisturizer it is thought to form a film on skin that helps lock in moisture.
Link: skincarerx.com/dictionary.html
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