From the neck up, men tend to age better than women: They lose collagen density more slowly than women, which means their skin resists wrinkles and sagging as they get older. Dermatologists claim that both men and women lose about 1 percent of collagen per year after age 20
, but the loss accelerates significantly in women when they hit menopause. But because men are often more lax about taking care of their skin than women are
, they're more susceptible to sun damage and shaving-related surface trauma, and this can negate their natural advantage. Daily use of broad-spectrum sunscreen goes a long way toward helping men retain their skin's suppleness and vitality.