What is Collagen?
Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body and helps give structure to our hair, skin, nails, bones, ligaments and tendons in our body. We should all be thanking collagen, because we are able to move, bend and stretch easier because of it! Collagen is also what helps our hair shine, skin glow and nails stay strong.
As we age, and the more stress we put on our body, the greater the impact on collagen production. That’s when it gets more important to make sure we are getting enough collagen to help our bodies regenerate what’s been lost of broken down.
Collagen is a protein made up of amino-acids: glycine, proline, hydroxyproline, and arginine, all of which help our body’s connective tissue, skin, hair, nails, as well as gut health stay as healthy as possible.
Collagen and Our Skin
Collagen is an important building block for the skin. It makes up to 30% of the protein in our body and 70% of the protein within our skin. Collagen helps our skin stay toned and supple.
The dermis, which provides the foundation for the skin, is closely involved in the skin’s elasticity and flexibility, and the main source of collagen in the skin. Getting an adequate amount of collagen help to ensure our skin looks glowing.
Collagen in Our Body
Ligaments and tendons are another type of connective tissue that attach two bones and muscles, holding them together. These tissues – bones, ligaments, tendons, and the skeletal muscles are made up of proteins. To a large extent, this protein is collagen.
Collagen Production as We Get Older
When we get older, the production of collagen begins to slow down. As a result, skin can become fragile and less elastic. In addition, hair starts losing its color, joints aren’t as flexible and bone may lose their density. Supplementing with collagen may help you improve your body’s collagen levels.
Watch to Learn More about Collagen
With my increasing knowledge and regular use of collagen, I felt more than confident that this was something I needed to add to my daily supplement routine. I knew it would be even more important as I got older too!
1. Healthy SKIN
I don’t think I’m a vain person… I don’t wear make up most days, haha! But let’s be honest here – no one wishes for stretch marks or cellulite, including me. The amino acids present in collagen are ultimately what your needs to stay strong and healthy and prevent stretch marks. They promote skin elasticity and help improve skin moisture levels, smoothness and suppleness from the inside out.
2. One Essential NUTRIENT
Collagen is the most abundant form of protein in the body and the basic building block of our cells and tissues. It supplies essential proteins that your body benefits from.
3. Healthy JOINTS & BONES
Collagen peptides promote joint health by helping to repair joint matrix degeneration and improve long-term joint comfort and mobility, as well as helping to restore bone mineral density and support healthy bone metabolism. As we get older, we all experience more aches and pains. By supplementing with collagen, you can prevent that natural decline in production and avoid the discomfort that comes with it.
4. Healthy HAIR
Collagen helps hair grow and repair. Collagen possesses anti-oxidant properties and fights the production of free radicals in the body. Naturally produced in the body, free radicals are a result of the body’s different metabolic processes and are responsible for damaging the hair follicles, leading to hair loss. But having a sufficient amount of collagen in the hair shaft, strengthens the hair follicles and improves hair growth. When you supplement with collagen, your hair growth can also improve – plus the overall volume of your hair, giving your mane a fuller appearance.
How can you start taking Collagen Today?
The easiest way for me to make sure I take something everyday is if it tastes great… right?
What if you could start DRINKING your way to a younger, healthier you? and it tastes like a Tropical Fruit Punch?
Introducing this Sugar Free + Low Calorie + Keto Friendly Tropical Fruit Collagen Drink! Just mix in water and Enjoy!
Want that falling in love Glow? Try having a Tropical Crush on It Works! CollagenWorks™
This beauty-boosting formula contains a blend of advanced collagen proteins and peptides that work together to hydrate, plump, and reveal radiant skin.†
It Works! CollagenWorks begins to work inside the body to support healthy joints, contribute to healthier looking hair and activate, protect and improve the appearance of your skin from within!†
- 5 types of collagen blended into one beauty-boosting formula.
- TruMarine™ Collagen helps to decrease the appearance of wrinkles.†
- Bioactive collagen peptides trigger fibroblasts to produce Hyaluronic Acid which is critical in providing the bounce and plumpness of skin hydration.†
- Essential vitamins vital to maintaining youthful, hydrated, and radiant skin.†
- Vitamins A&C, plus selenium help to slow down the appearance of aging skin by fighting oxidative stress from free radicals.
This is what Rhonda says about CollagenWorks:
– Taste, incredible! Fruit punch
– Plumped, more hydrated skin. Definitely, lessened fine lines and wrinkles.
– I’ve been experiencing allergic eczema on my face for months this improved noticeably.
– I’ve also had aches and pains in the mornings and just feeling sore at times. Back, neck… ALL GONE!
I have noticed though they’ve returned since I ended my trial a week or two ago so I am ready for more!
– Timing couldn’t be better, I will look & feel YOUNGER for my 56th birthday in a couple months!
So amazing! I can’t wait to get mine in!
Are you ready to try it with me?
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