Please help, question on wrinkles,collagen and topical application

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    I have done extensive research on the question and can't seem to find it, could somebody please help me or direct me to a site with such an information?

    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.
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    My guess would be that the topical versions cannot soak down to the dermis.
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    Thanks for your response Marie, I hope others will also share their thoughts.
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    Molocules are too large to penetrate the skin when applied topically