Now that you know the breakdown of collagen in your dermis is a major cause of your skin thinness, you might be considering using collagen-containing lotion as a treatment. It sounds logical, right?
Actually, despite dubious marketing claims to the contrary, collagen in a lotion can't replace the collagen lost in your skin. One thing collagen-containing lotion can do is help moisturize your skin by locking in water. Since dry skin is more prone to thinning, providing it with extra moisture is never a bad idea.
Another step you might want to take is to prevent further thinning of the skin. Keep reading to find out how.