What Happens to Collagen As We Age?

What Happens to Collagen As We Age?

by Stephanie Meadows
It’s inevitable – the older we get, the more our skin sags. Blame it on a decrease of collagen and elastin. Collagen and elastin are found in the deepest layer of our skin called the dermis, just above the fat layer that lies beneath our skin. These are what give our skin elasticity, holding our skin tightly to our face and body.