If you’ve ever typed “Is collagen good for your skin?” into the search bar this post is for you! As a holistic skincare expert and registered nurse I am qualified to debunk this hot button question for you love.
Here’s the tea about collagen, eating collagen does not magically place collagen on your face making you look like a 23 year old Hailey Bieber. A diet rich in amino acids like those in collagen can in fact support your body’s natural process of producing new collagen and elastin fibers.
As we age our body’s collagen and elastin production slows resulting to normal signs of aging like sagging skin and joint pain. The right collagen supplement might be a good idea if your modern diet is void of a complex mix of amino acids from tenons, organs, and muscle meat from multiple different animals.
I personally choose to take an easily digestible and more bio available hydrolyzed collagen powder supplement and I have truly experienced more immediate benefits like faster hair/nail growth. Lately I’ve been supplementing in a very tasty way, with muffins! I created this beauty blueb muffin to support my skin with collagen, prebiotic fiber, and antioxidants.