Collagen, collagen, collagen. For the beauty minded among us, we’re always thinking about collagen. It’s the structural protein that keeps your skin firm and lifted.* It’s loss can account for the development of fine lines, sagging, and loss of volume. And past your late 20s, you’re constantly losing your natural supply. This is why skin care experts are always recommending ways to protect the collagen you do have—as well as promote its production.
But do you know exactly how much you’re losing? Well, everyone’s depletion rate is different: Lifestyle and environmental factors all play a huge role, as do genetics. But research can help us glean more info on what the average person may expect. A bonus: we go over what you can do to help.