This skin type typically develops after years of sun damage. The skin becomes hyperkeratotic and dry with a coarse texture. Wrinkles are deeper and the skin sags due to loss of elasticity. Dyspigmentation which includes brown sun spots and melasma is common. There may be broken and dilated veins. Precancerous lesions called solar keratoses could also be present. Visit your dermatologist for a skin examination for early detection and treatment of skin cancer. Skincare products will help with the appearance of ageing skin, but will not treat skin cancers.
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