Wrinkles and pigment spots are supposed to be stopped with the help of collagen. The buzz from Hollywood has now also reached Austria. But do the powder, ampoule, and capsule live up to what Instagram promises?
Standing in the kitchen, she opens a can and puts a spoon in it. She pours the powder generously into a cup of coffee, sipping, raising her head and giving the camera a perfect smile. Jennifer Anistons The message is clear: The day starts better with collagen. The “The Morning Show” actress lists skin, hair, and nails as stronger and exercise easier. It did not disclose how much the 53-year-old earns from such appointments. However, she has been collaborating with Vital Proteins since 2014. The question remains: Does collagen work just as well outside of Instagram and Hollywood?
There are 28 different types of collagen in the human body. The protein, which can in turn be broken down into hundreds of essential amino acids, has been detected in skin, teeth, cartilage, bones, tendons and ligaments. The purpose of the protein molecule is its stability: collagen fibers ensure that the skin is firm and able to regenerate, and that the joints remain flexible. However: With age, the fibers become fewer and break, leading to wrinkle formation, osteoarthritis, inflexible tendons, and articular development.
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