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The ‘Second Skin’ Is The Best Anti-Wrinkle Cream You Will Use Today

As we grow old, skin ages too and so it starts losing its elasticity as a result, we can see wrinkles, less firmness starts occupying the skin.
So, scientists at MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital, Living Proof and Olivo Labs have designed a new material that can temporarily safeguard and tighten the saggy skin and even can smooth wrinkles. The development of protective coating would help in restoring healthy skin properties for both cosmetic and medical reasons. The second skin has shown its various advantages in case of frown lines, wrinkles, and crow's feet. It is one of the biggest things known in the field of skin care.
The research and developments even focus on using the skin as a drug to treat numerous skin conditions.

Scroll further to know how it works.

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The 'Second Skin' Is The Best Anti-Wrinkle Cream You Will Use Today

The 'Second Skin' Is The Best Anti-Wrinkle Cream You Will Use Today

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# Second skin is composed of FDA-approved chemicals.

# Second skin is composed of FDA-approved chemicals.

The second skin is still under the study for its usage. It is found to be certainly less risky and invasive compared to the facelift. Even the outcome tends to be subtle, reversible and so natural looking.

# Daniel Anderson, associate professor in MIT said:

# Daniel Anderson, associate professor in MIT said:

The invisible skin layer can act as a barrier, offer cosmetic enhancement, and potentially provide a drug locally to the region being treated. These 3 things could really make it perfect for use in humans.

# It is a two-fold process

# It is a two-fold process

With the advancement, the skin would be used to create drugs as a remedy for eczema and dermatitis. Well, the process of using second skin includes two steps.

#Step1: Apply invisible liquid over the area

#Step1: Apply invisible liquid over the area

The desired area should carry the invisible liquid to make second skin appear. This liquid must contain polymer in it.

#Step 2: Top the layer with the white cream containing catalyst

#Step 2: Top the layer with the white cream containing
catalyst

After applying the cream, you will feel the reaction tempering the polymer's chain that sparks the moisturize-retaining elastic film. And this is a post morning cleanse ritual.

# Impressive for face and under eye bags, indeed!

# Impressive for face and under eye bags, indeed!

Practically, Second Skin implications of the skin are endless. It could be very helpful in psoriasis too. And, the best use of it is for face and under eye bags. It could keep the skin from inflating.

# Even found to be useful in preventing water loss from dry skin

# Even found to be useful in preventing water loss from dry
skin

Researchers even tested the material's potential in avoiding water loss from the dry skin. Moreover, the skin is taken to have a huge potential in cosmetic and noncosmetic applications.

#Engineering of the second skin.

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