Posts Tagged 'reduce the signs of ageing'

The Collagen Cream Lie – What cosmetic companies do not want you to know

 

Collagen creams have been around for decades. At the first glance, they seem useful. After all, the skin is made of collagen; so if you put on a cream with collagen, the skin should absorb it and thereby improve. This does not work. Let me give you an analogy. Imagine you live in a brick house and your neighbour is throwing bricks at it. Will your walls become stronger or smoother? Of course not: those bricks will simply lay scattered on the ground. The same happens when you apply a collagen cream. Collagen is a large molecule, it does not penetrate the skin but stays idly on top of it, only to be washed off during your next shower. Traditional collagen creams are not entirely useless because collagen can hold moisture and makes a decent moisturiser. But do not expect these creams to strengthen your skin.
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Botox – fact and fiction

For some, having Botox* injections are a normal part of their regular beauty regime and something they barely give a second’s thought. Others want to grow old as nature intended. If you are one of the many in the middle, who would love to reduce the signs of ageing but have some reservations about going down the non-surgical wrinkle injection route, then hopefully this blog will answer a few of your questions.

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