Col-boost collagen skin care put to the test.
By Danielle James
Celebrities are big fans of collagen, for those us who do not want to resort to injections are collagen capsules and creams the answer ?
Col-boost collagen capsules and skin care products boast high levels of collagen in all their products. Collagen is a protein that maintains the elasticity and suppleness of your skin.
Apart from collagen the face gel is a natural based product that draws its ingredients from the sea.
An interesting ingredient is the Marine Collagen that is said to boost collagen and reduce the depth of wrinkles.
The first time I tried the collagen cream I loved the way it melted into my skin, after taking the capsules and using the cream after 2 weeks I noticed a difference in my skin, it looked much smoother and was getting complements that my skin was glowing.
I have been told that the full effect of the collagen is more noticeable after about 3 months, cant wait to see the final result !
Japanese eat collagen in attempt to stay young
Japan's ageing population is trying to eat itself young with the latest trend in wrinkle reduction: dining on collagen.
By Danielle Demetriou in Tokyo 5:36AM GMT 12 Jan 2009
From winter hot pots and pigs trotters to sweets, jams and noodles, Japanese women are embracing a raft of new foods and menus which are promoted as being rich in collagen.
Across the country, a growing number of "beauty" restaurants are specifically devoted to serving collagen hot pots in which clear chunks of the translucent tasteless protein are melted into a medley of vegetables, meat or fish.
Dishes which are naturally rich in collagen such as pigs trotters, shark fin and chicken skin have also soared in popularity and are appearing on menus in restaurants as anti-ageing specials.
Meanwhile, supermarket shelves and convenience store shelves are piled high collagen-rich food products, including noodles, sweets and supplements.
Sales of collagen hot pots - known as "nabe" at 7,300 outlets of the convenience store chain Family Mart have also sold more than double their initial target since going on sale last November, according to reports....