Skin Aging Characteristics of Russian Women

Facial aging is a progressive phenomenon known to be the cumulative result of intrinsic and extrinsic factors. It leads to changes in visible skin color due to the loss of vascular and pigmentation homogeneity, resulting in age spots, telangectasia, a sallow yellow color and loss of a pink glow. It also leads to changes in surface texture, with the appearance of fine lines progressing into deeper folds and creases, worsened by the loss of skin elasticity.1, 2 The type and severity of aging-associated skin changes and their time of occurrence and relative appearance differ among individuals. This is particularly visible when assessing different ethnic groups, as shown in various studies comparing aging processes in Caucasian women versus other skin types.3-5

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