If you believe only krokodil enthusiasts and Nazi Grail-hunters have to worry about early-onset skin decay, you're sadly mistaken. In your mid-20s, a time when you're just realizing that eating a pizza a day and sitting on your ass for eight hours straight in an office actually has a negative effect on your health, your skin begins the process of ripping itself apart.
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Your various body parts will race to be the first to touch the floor.
You can blame your deteriorating complexion on the slowed production of collagen and elastin, the two things that keep your skin from making you look like a basset hound. These main building blocks aren't the kind of proteins to stick around for long-term relationships. If you prefer to get all sciency about it, here: "Elastin, the substance that enables skin to snap back into place, has less spring and can even break" as you age.
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