Laxity is a loss of solidity of the skin structure.
The skin appears less firm and loses its tone.
How is skin laxity formed?
Reduction of collagen production (protein that maintains the structure of the skin) and elastin (protein that gives elasticity to the skin).
Initial skin breakdown with loss of skin elasticity.
Visible sagging and skin laxity.
Factors that predispose to skin laxity
Diet rich in simple sugars, cigarette smoke, excessive sun exposure.
Sudden weight loss
Can accentuate its severity especially on the face, abdomen, thighs and buttocks.