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Elasticity

Skin elasticity is maintained by the nerves, by the blood and lymph vessels, and by a network of fibrous tissue that runs through the dermis. Tobacco, sun exposure, and female hormones affect the elasticity of the skin, which gradually becomes slack and thinner with age.

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