Collagen | A Fountain Of Youth

Ageing is a fact of life. Looking your age is not

As we age our bodies start to produce less collagen leading to wrinkles, sagging skin and weakened joints. Collagen as we know is the protein which helps to keep our skin tight and hair and nails strong. It’s also what makes your complexion firm, plump, and youthful. When we lack this, the signs of ageing will start to appear on our exterior self. Certain lifestyle factors can also interfere with collagen production, including consuming excess sugar and alcohol, sun exposure, and smoking.

The difference between young skin and old skin are obvious signs that collagen production is slowing down. However, increasing collagen levels in our skin can be done from collagen supplementation. As collagen is what hold our bodies together we can expect to find this in various food sources including red meat, poultry and fish. Consumption of collagen has been clinically proven to reduce the signs of ageing in our skin with fewer fine lines, increased hydration and a more youthful appearance. Experts encourage us to start collagen consumption before the signs of ageing start to take effect as once skin starts to thin and sag, it’s much harder to correct.

A simple and effective way to boost your skin’s natural collagen production is by adding a collagen supplement to your beauty routine. Vida Glows Marine Collagen is a beauty-boosting collagen which helps to nourish hair, skin and nails from the inside out. Collagen from fish has been shown to be absorbed more efficiently into the body as it has superior bioavailability over ones found in meats. We like to see it as a way of pausing the clock on our skin, for a fresh and youthful appearance for longer.

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