Skin Elasticity Test

/Skin Elasticity Test
Skin Elasticity Test 2014-12-27T12:20:00+00:00

Pinch a large section of skin on the back of your hand between your index finger and thumb. Hold it firmly for 5 seconds. Release it, then count the number of seconds for the pinched skin to return to its normal flat appearance.

  • 0-2 seconds: Good skin elasticity. Your functional age is under 30 years.
  • 3-4 seconds: Reduced skin elasticity. Your functional age is 30-44 years.
  • 5-8 seconds: Reduced skin elasticity. Your functional age is 45-50 years.
  • 10-15 seconds: Reduced skin elasticity. Your functional age is 60 years.
  • 15-more seconds: Very inelastic skin. Your functional age is over 70

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