What collagen is doing in skin?
Collagen is found in the lower layer of one's skin. Collagen is responsible for maintaining the skin's structure and does this through a natural protein found in skin, tissues and bones. One would get a collagen facial in order to slow the aging process by replenishing natural proteins with ingredients found in a collagen facial.
The benefits of a collagen tablet is that it decreases the amount of skin and cause the skin to tighten with the digestion of each tablet. The collagen tablet is fairly new on the market and in that respect is a new product not yet endorsed by the FDA. But the major benefits of the collagen tablets is to reduce the signs of fine lines and wrinkles.
Why would collagen and elastin added to skin creams be unlikely to penetrate the skin as some advertisements imply they do?
In the human body Collagen can be found everywhere although more that 90 percent of the collagen in the body is known as type I collagen (with four other types found in the rest of the body) and can be found in the skin, tendons, bone, organs and vascular tissue. This means that Collagen can be found in almost every layer of the body's make-up.
No, colvita collagen supplements are actually a copy of the original collagen supplements - Invita Skin Beauty made and produced by Inventia Polish Technologies. Colway were the distributor of Colvita which was copied from their original product Invita especially for their MLM business. And now Colway produce their own Colvita which is not really proven or tested like the original Invita Skin Beauty. However, apparently it is the same composition although, it is lead to…
Yes and no. Collagen will dissolve in water, but only at the right pH. At physiological pH (pH7.4) collagen is a stable structural protein which forms the scaffolding for skin and connective tissue in a body that is mostly water. What helps collagen stay stable in the body is also that it is crosslinked with glucosaminoglycans such as chondroitin or hyaluronic acid. Collagen can also be crosslinked in a lab with heat in the absence…