Collagen is on the minds of many for its purported skin, nail, hair and joint health benefits. A recent study published in PubMed found that taking collagen supplements orally benefits skin in a few ways. The author states, “Preliminary results are promising for the short and long-term use of oral collagen supplements for wound healing and skin aging. Oral collagen supplements also increase skin elasticity, hydration, and dermal collagen density.”
Here are a few products our members use to boost collagen and brighten skin:
Vital Proteins Collagen Latte
This is a powder that you add to water and enjoy with yummy flavors like Hot Cocoa, Madagascar Vanilla, and Cocoa Caramel. Our member who use this supplement daily are sold on the benefits. SheSpeaks member Didama prefers the Hot Cocoa Latte and says, “A friend recommended this to me and I LOVE it! I noticed a difference in my nails and skin.”
Bulletproof Collagen Protein Bars
If you like things dipped in chocolate, this may be the perfect way to get a dose of collagen and protein to boot. The bars are keto-friendly, gluten free and contain 7 grams of protein. SheSpeaks member Kelceyryder loves the flavor of these bars and enjoys them with her morning coffee or as a snack. She says, “I have found a new protein bar that I cannot get enough of. The ones I like are chocolate dipped which means they are COVERED in chocolate. Three flavors--coconut, vanilla cookie, and double chocolate. I love all 3 although coconut does have little bits of coconut that stay in your mouth after eating. First bite I thought they had a bit of a medicinal taste. But I am over that now. I like them with my coffee in the morning. I like them as a snack anytime. Sometimes they are my after dinner dessert. I bought mine at Whole Foods. Try them. See if you love them as much as I do.”
Pause Well-Aging Collagen Boosting Moisturizer
A moisturizer that according to their website, “helps the body to spark collagen production, with a focus on increasing skin density and improving elasticity during the three stages of menopause.” SheSpeaks member CharlieCat31 is impressed with how her skin feels after using this moisturizer. She says, “This is very hydrating but absorbs completely! It works beautifully under makeup because it leaves my skin feeling so smooth. It is also effective as night treatment and I'm always impressed at how my skin looks and feels in the morning.”
Olay Regenerist Collagen Peptide 24 Hydrating Moisturizer
The collagen peptide and vitamin B3+ are the main ingredients in this moisturizer that help to both plump and hydrate the skin. SheSpeaks member MayJay33 has seen major benefits from using this moisturizer and says, “I tried Olay Regenerist Collagen Peptide 24 Hydrating Moisturizer and immediately fell in love with it. It was so silky smooth to the touch. However, when I applied it to my face I loved it even more. My face felt silky, too. After a few days of using it, my face looks brighter and my fine lines appear to be less noticeable. Even my friends/family notice a difference. Great product!”
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