Collagen is a protein and is one of the main building blocks of our skin. It’s also found in our bones, tendons, and ligaments. It is responsible for your skin’s structure, elasticity, texture, strength, and resilience. Collagen makes up 75 percent of the skin’s support structure.
Factors Responsible for the Loss of Collagen in the Skin
Collagen starts to degrade with age, and our genetics can affect how fast that degradation happens. We lose collagen year after year and make lower quality collagen. Free radicals also damage collagen. Environmental factors (like UV rays or pollution), bad lifestyle […]