Crepey, or waffley skin is loose wrinkled skin characterized by skin surface sagging reminiscent of thin pancake-like crepes.
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Crepey skin is caused by a variety of factors that include:
- Decrease in the production of collagen and elastin molecules
- Sun damage
- Environmental factors
- Rapid and extreme weight loss
- Dehydration in the skin
- Sagging skin
- Deep lines and wrinkles
- Loose folds of skin
- Crinkly texture to the skin
- Lack of radiance
Crepey skin symptoms can be found in the face, around the eyes, and on the neck.
Despite the fact that many of the causes of crepey skin can’t be avoided, their effects can be remedied. Dr. Perricone offers several products that can help your skin regain firmness and improve its texture.
Some of the topical treatments offered by Dr. Perricone that address crepey skin symptoms include:
- Neuropeptide Facial Conformer
- High Potency Eye Lift
- Firming Neck Therapy
- Cold Plasma
These treatments work to combat the appearance of crepiness in the skin.
This topical cream rehydrates and re-energizes your skin through the power of neuropeptides. It helps to smooth out the lines and wrinkles associated with crepey skin as well as increase skin firmness.
The crepey skin around the eye can be lessened with this intensive eye lift cream. It lifts the skin around the eyes to minimize wrinkles and puffiness. The High Potency Eye Lift utilizes Pycnogenol to help renew collagen and elasticity to tighten and tone skin around the eye which can reverse the effects of crepey skin.
The presence of crepey on the neck can be reduced through the Palmitoyl Carnosine, Phospholipids, and Tocotrienols found in the Firming Neck Therapy cream. This formula helps to tone, tighten, and improve elasticity. It also can smooth the neck creases characteristic of crepey skin.
Cold Plasma is a universal skin care product that uses a biochemical individual system that acts on your individual needs. It provides nutrients to your skin cells and combats signs of aging including fine lines and wrinkles, firmness and elasticity.