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The importance of collagen

The importance of collagen

Did you know that seventy five percent of our skin is comprised of water and collagen?

Collagen is an incredibly important complex protein that gives our skin its strengths, structure, and elasticity. It also helps cell-renewal process, by which old skin from the top layer of the skin is replaced by new.

With increased time spent outdoors, specially in the summer months, our skin is exposed to harsh UVA and UVB radiation from the Sun.

Adding to that the harmful effects of HEV radiation from our phone and tablet screens, our skin is likely loose hydration and its collagen and elastin fibres may weaken and their production decrease through free-radical damage.

The results are fine lines, wrinkles, saggy looking skin and age spots.

It is of the utmost importance to use the appropriate skin care products that help your skin withstand environmental aggressions, boost its collagen production to maintain its youthful appearance.