Collagen is one of our body's major building blocks and and important protein that we produce naturally. It helps cells to adhere to one to another which keeps our muscles, skin and bones strong and healthy.
Collagen is especially important in the skin, where it keeps the skin smooth and supple. Unfortunately for us, Collagen production starts to reduce when we hit our twenties, and what we know as the signs of ageing - wrinkles, sagging, dullness - are the visible results. If that wasn't bad enough, it also results in weaker bones and less muscle structure as we get older.
Raise Those Levels
To counter this natural reduction in Collagen production there are ways to artificially boost your body's levels. Some people have reported success by taking dietary supplements of Collagen - in powder or capsule form. This has the advantage of providing a boost to not just the skin, but bone strength and muscle structure.
In skincare, the main focus is on including Collagen in products applied to the face, allowing the Collagen to be absorbed by the cells of the skin.
There are a wide range of products containing Collagen available. Collagen products can help your skin to retain more moisture, and can help to improve strength and elasticity giving that plump, bouncy, smoother look and feel.
The amino acids found in collagen help to keep the skin looking smooth, even, and healthy. Collagen can improve an uneven complexion; these amino acids will help to minimise the appearance of dark spots and scars from acne or other skin issues.
Introducing Super Collagen
Start your journey to softer and more supple skin with the market-leading Moistfull Collagen Etude range. The combination of collagen and Baobab water give a boost of essential Vitamin C to stimulate the skin's own production of Collagen, and the small particles of the Super Collagen™ water (Hydrolyzed Collagen) fill the skin with moisture to leave it plump and supple.
This lightweight toner is designed to leave your skin bouncy and dewy. It also includes White Lupin extract, a seed-derived protein that helps skin to retain moisture.
This rich essence contains 78.5% super collagen water to keep your skin soft, hydrated and plumped all day
This is a gel-like moisturiser which is easily absorbed and long-lasting, it will keep your skin hydrated for over 12 hours. The Deep Cream version packs in extra hydrating ingredients making it great for dry skin.
The five-layer premium mask softly adheres to the skin to help deep absorption of moisture and nutrients.
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