Why does skin change as I grow?

Have you ever looked at your grandparents and wonder why their skin changed? Sometimes it looks wrinkly and you wonder how does skin change. That is my burning question. Why does skin change as I grow?

Skin changes in many ways. For example UV rays can change our skin. UV rays are ultra violet rays that come from the sun. Those rays can be harmful to people. If you receive too many rays over the course of your life it can affect your cells. It’s harmful to cells because it can damage the cell’s DNA. The change in the DNA will cause the skin cells to divide quickly and will cause skin cancer. There are many other ways your skin can change over the years. Skin cancer can be some of the worst changes.


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