The Truth About Collagen

The truth about collagen

The truth about collagen is that it is the most abundant protein in the human body. It is found in the bones, muscles, skin, and tendons. This is the substance that holds the body together and provides strength and structure. Collagen is secreted by various cells, but mainly by connective tissue cells. It is found in the…

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Gotu Kola Builds Collagen

Gotu Kola

Gotu Kola builds Collagen. Gotu Kola or Centella asiatica is an important medicinal herb that was widely used in Asia and is now becoming popular in the West. Triterpenoid and saponins are the primary constituents of Gotu Kola. These components are  believed to be responsible for its therapeutic actions. Excellent for healing the skin, this herb…

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The effects of menopause on collagen and elastin

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Menopause impacts the body and mind in so many ways. The skin, in particular, bears the brunt of menopause, with our complexions getting notably drier, itchier, more wrinkled and increasingly sweaty as ‘the change’ takes hold. With hormone levels going haywire, menopausal acne is a common complaint, but this isn’t where the skin changes stop….

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15 Ways to Delay Ageing

The fountain of youth may be a myth, but it is a fact that the food we eat and how we treat ourselves can prevent or even reverse ageing. Your skin requires the correct nutrients to fight off damage. These nutrients help the cells replicate and heal. On the contrary, processed foods, stress, toxins and…

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Are Dermal Fillers Safe?

Dermal Fillers are a products that are injected into the skin to ‘fill’ a wrinkle, line or skin depression. The wrinkle-smoothing effects of most dermal fillers are temporary and regular treatments are needed to maintain the effect. However they can have long term negative side effects. Read on to find out more. There are different types…

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