Over the past few years, collagen-boosting products have popped up in the form of powders, supplements, lotions, serums,gummy bearsand even beer.
More and more people are spending money on collagen, seeking out fillers or buying special creams in the hopes of minimizing wrinkles and achieving more supple skin. But whats actually the best way to make sure youre getting all of the added collagen you want?
To figure out the best way to boost your collagen and which methods to avoid to save your money HuffPost spoke with three skincare professionals. They told us what exactly collagen is, the best ways to boost collagen production and which methods to avoid.
First of all, what exactly is collagen?
Collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies. It is formed by the linking and winding together of amino acids to form collagen fibers,Alyssa R. Golas, MD, plastic surgeon at NYU Langone Health, told HuffPost. There are many different types of collagen, and ...