Under normal circumstances, lunch hour at the city’s biggest malls meant that the savviest ladies would be found crowding around the aisles in wellness stores. Today, the most dedicated ones will probably be masked up while shopping for the same thing: collagen supplements for glowing skin and hair.
So what is this collagen thingy anyway? Why does it seem to be like a buzzword for beauty nowadays? Here’s the deal: Collagen is the fibrous protein that makes up our connective tissues which gives our bodies structure and which supports our skin, muscles, tendons, bones, ligaments and cartilage.
Here are some 5 collagen supplements for you to consider.
Sports Research, Multi Collagen Complex, Unflavored
Their sales pitch: Great in Coffee, Hot Teas, Shakes and Smoothies. 10g Collagen Complex Per Serving. Dietary Supplement. IGEN Program Non-GMO Tested. Gluten-Free. Keto Certified. SR Multi-Collagen Complex contains Type I, II, III, V & X collagen plus Vitamin C and Hyaluronic Acid.
Nutrilite Mixed Collagen Peptide Drink
Their sales pitch: Robust growth for skin, hair and nails. It includes marine collagen oligopeptide and soybean peptide extracted via bio-enzymatic technology. The dual peptide combo of up to 56% supports growth of strong skin, hair and nails apart from other benefits.
Vital Proteins, Collagen Peptides, Unflavored
Their sales pitch: Made from one single ingredient, Collagen Peptides are neutral in flavour and are great for adding water, coffee, smoothies, recipes and more. The peptides are easily digestible, mix in hot or cold liquids, and take any time of day.
BLACKMORES Collagen 10000mg High Strength
Their sales pitch: Blackmores Collagen 10,000mg is enhanced with Grape Seed Extract and Vitamin E for complete skin rejuvenation in just 6 – 12 weeks. Collagen regenerates and repairs skin while promoting new cell growth for radiant and youthful beauty. Antioxidants vitamin E and Grape Seed Extract helps in protecting cells from free radical damage.
Kinohimitsu Collagen Men
Their sales pitch: Kinohimitsu Collagen Men Drink is the FIRST ever collagen drink specifically catered to satisfy the needs of men’s skin. It aids in plumping up the skin, smoothening fine lines, regulating sebum secretion, healing facial scars and restoring youthful vitality to the skin.