Do skincare supplements work? Yes, absolutely – as long as you pick the right ones. Here are three of my favourite supplements which I know are effective – from clinical studies as well as from my own experience. Two of them are based on hydrolysed collagen – that’s collagen that has been broken up into fractions recognised by the body as useful, and which stimulate the body’s own collagen production too. The other is a high-strength vitamin C supplement that is proven to boost collagen levels, as well as improving skin hydration and elasticity. Take your pick.
Skinade is a collagen and micro-nutrient infused drink that is designed to boost the skin’s natural collagen and Hyaluronic Acid production from the inside while gradually retraining the body to make collagen at a faster, more youthful rate.Read More
Totally Derma® is a high strength, powdered Nutraceutical drink supplement containing Arthred® patented bovine hydrolysed collagen amino acid peptides (that are tiny in molecular size for easy absorption into the bloodstream), therapeutic dose Synovoderma® Hyaluronic Acid*, high levelsRead More
This is the form of vitamin C that I trialled for a story for the Times newspaper last year, with such impressive results. I saw improvements in the collagen levels (up 22.8%), hydration (up 30.2%) and elasticity (up 64.3%) in my skin. There’s a link to the story on my blog, here.Read More