What is the first to come to mind while talking about anti-aging skincare? Collagen, isn’t it?
According to Dr. Graf, “collagen is known for having great moisturizing benefits when applied topically”. General claims about collagen range from glowing skin to improved wrinkles and skin elasticity.
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Collagen is the most important structural protein in our skin and is responsible for a plump and youthful look. Because of aging, though, and other outside factors, our collagen breaks down over time. According to the scientists, “not only do we naturally produce less collagen starting in our 20’s, but we also lose collagen with age, sun exposure, smoking, sugar. In other words, as we age, we lose more collagen than we make”.
Is there something that we could do about it?
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Dr. Graf says that, in case we apply collagen to our skin in an attempt to replenish it, it actually doesn’t work. The entire collagen molecule is very large, “and way too big to penetrate the epidermis of the skin”.
However, “hydrolyzed collagen is enzymatically broken down into fragments that have a delivery of getting into the dermis, and therefore, it’s actually able to get into the position of where collagen would be”. Furthermore, by adding to our routine “a retinoid or retinol or peptides and growth factors as a less irritating option, they can help by acting as “messengers” to signal our cells to create collagen”.
Dr. Hayag also recommends vitamin C (another collagen producer) and sunscreen with UVA protection to prevent our collagen from breaking down further.
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Here you can find a list of skincare products that are in accordance with the above specifications. Checking the information given about their composition, you can make a choice that meets your skin’s needs. We hope you find the one that makes you shine in health & confidence! You deserve it.
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Make-Up Remover with Hyaluronic Acid & Bio Aloe that activate collagen production and maintain skin’s natural moisture, elasticity and healthful glow.
Face & Body Scrubs rich in polyphenols that hinder the aging process. At the same time, they boost collagen production and regeneration of epidermis.
Face & Neck Serums that prevent the loss of collagen and the formation of wrinkles but also reduce up to 70% of the existing ones!
Face Creams with Broad-spectrum 4D Hyaluronic acid that releases active peptides boosting collagen production and maintaining skin’s natural moisture levels and elasticity.
Body Lotions easily absorbed that boost collagen production, deeply moisturize the skin and prevent the aging process thanks to their antioxidants.
Mini Body Butters (travel packaging) or Normal Size, that restore and heal skin in deeper levels, soothe any irritations and increase the production of collagen keeping your skin young and elastic.
Hair & Body Mists that increase collagen production and preserve skin’s natural moisture. Full of vitamins & antioxidants that slow down the aging process maintaining skin’s elasticity.