Home > Medical > Skin Health > Age and your skin Age and your skin All sections in Skin » About Skin » Age and Your Skin » Caring for your Skin » Eczema » FAQs » Health Tips » Healthy Hair » Skin News » Real-life Story » Seasons in the Sun » Skin Cancer » Your Skin and the Sun Your skin in your thirties During your thirties, any persistent skin breakouts should dwindle. In their place will be the first signs of ageing. Your skin in your twenties The twenties are likely to see your skin at its best. You probably survived the agony of acne and your skin is clear, your pores invisible, and your complexion even and taut. Your skin in your sixties and beyond Inevitably, your skin will be more lax and prone to excess folds of skin and jowls once you’re in your sixties. Talk Body Talk forum » Ask CyberDoc » Test Micronutrient reference tool » Like Health24 on Facebook » 10 beauty myths busted What's your signature smile? Your skin in your forties The big four-oh can be an emotional milestone, but it’s also an important time for your skin. You’ll notice that your skin tone is a little duller and your pores look bigger. Age and your skin As you age, the collagen in the dermis of your skin gradually loses water, causing the skin to lose its elasticity and flexibility. Your skin in your fifties By the time you hit fifty, you’re ageing. It’s undeniable. But while your skin is becoming thinner and losing elasticity, there's no need to look old. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.