The more time passes, the more the skin loosens, becoming less smooth and less firm, wrinkles and fine lines begin to tunnel out trenches of varying depths on the skin’s surface. Fine lines are shallower than wrinkles themselves.
At the origins of a wrinkle or a fine line is a rupture of the elastic fibres in the dermis and connective tissue is involved. Collagen and elastic fibres are altered and reduced as a result of repeated stretching of certain areas, making the skin lose its flexibility.
These factors may be aggravated by the influence of the sun, wind, tobacco and stress. Wrinkles or fine lines can appear on virtually any surface of the body, with the more apparent areas being, especially, the face, chest and neck