Collagen is a natural type of protein which makes up over 80% of a person’s skin. It is one of three major components of skin, the other two being elastin and glycosaminoglycans. As a baby, our skin is plump, firm, smooth and rosy in colour – thanks to all of that collagen in our dermis. As we age our collagen production begins a long, unyielding decline – right around the time those first fine lines and wrinkles appear on our face. After the age of 20, one percent less of collagen is produced in the dermis each year. The collagen and elastin fibres become thicker, more clumped, and looser, resulting in inelastic and brittle skin and eventually in wrinkling and sagging. In our twenties, the skin’s exfoliation process decreases by 28% as well, causing dead skin cells to accumulate and.
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