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Question: As we age our skin wrinkles due to changes in collagen and elastic fibers in the dermis and a decrease in their production. Explain why topical application of collagen and elastic fibers would not eliminate wrinkles.
Sep 5, '06
My guess would be that the topical versions cannot soak down to the dermis.
Sep 6, '06
Thanks for your response Marie, I hope others will also share their thoughts.
Jun 20, '09
Molocules are too large to penetrate the skin when applied topically
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