How do Collagen Supplements work for skin?
Collagen is the primary component of the dermal matrix of the skin and it's necessary for regeneration of skin. Given collagen’s ability to repair skin, it may help you gain firmer, glowing skin. If you have any skin injury or deformation such as scars, rashes, and burns, marine collagen may help repair those to some extent as sufficient collagen in our body may lead to quicker or complete healing of wounds.
Causes of skin loosening
Loose or sagging skin occurs due internal or external factors affecting the key molecules that keep the skin elastic, firm, and hydrated.
Most of us experience skin laxity or skin loosening in the 35-40 years age range. In most cases, skin laxity occurs with age due to a loss of collagen networks, elastin fibres and hyaluronic acid (a molecule that helps the skin retain moisture).
Other factors that cause skin laxity include rapid or significant weight loss and pregnancy. In such cases the skin can loosen as it stretches and changes its structure. Apart from these, lifestyle factors can also led to skin loosening, these include menopause, ultraviolet exposure, artificial tanning, smoking and / or drinking alcohol and the use of skin products or detergents containing harsh chemicals.
How fast do marine collagen supplements work?
Our customers typically start to experience the benefits within 2 weeks of consistent daily use. It will vary between individuals when or if they experience increased skin moisture, strengthening of nails and hair or a relieve from joint pain.
That's why Wellness Lab recommends the trial of a sample pouch of marine collagen before you commit to larger quantities. The sample pack is 50g and offers 5 servings and is ideal to test the dissolution in hot water or coffee or however you intent to mix the product. You can buy 2-3 packs of the sample which would give you 15 servings, which is typically enough to see if the product works for you in terms of skin moisture or pain relief.