There is this thing about collagen beauty products. They are everywhere, in every form available, such as oral supplements, face masks and creams. But do they really work? I’d hate to break your beauty bubble but most of them are just a farce. Let’s begin with the three layers of our skin.
The top most layer is the epidermis, followed by the dermis and finally the hypodermis. For collagen products to work, the collagen has to penetrate the epidermis to reach the dermis, where the skin’s natural collagen can be found. Now let’s take a look at collagen: