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Hormones and Skin: What’s Going On?

In the skin, estrogens, effect skin thickness, wrinkle formation amd skin moisture. Estrogen can incrase glycosaminoglycans (GAG’s) such as hyaluronic acid, to maintain fluid balance and structural integrity. They can also increase collagen production in the skin, where they maintain epidermal thinkness and allow skin to remain plump, hydrated and wrinkle free. In our culture,