A BIT OF HELP FOR THE SKIN’S NATURAL MOISTURISING FACTOR

Our skin is equipped with great machinery whose function is to retain water and prevent dehydration. The skin, a vital organ in our body, has the crucial function of protecting all the other organs within it. And it does so through a complex network of molecules called the natural moisturising factor (NMF), which ensures a […]

FOODS THAT HELP COLLAGEN PRODUCTION

Soy products such as soy-milk and cheese contain an element known as genistein. The presence of genistein gives soy products their collagen production qualities, as well as helping to block enzymes that tend to break down and age the skin.  Just about any soy product contains enough genistein to be helpful, including soy products that have been developed as substitutes for […]

WHAT IS COLLAGEN NOW ACTUALLY?

Collagen is a long-chain amino acid and the most abundant protein in the body. It is composed of the individual amino acids Glycine, Proline, Hydroxyproline and Arginine and in nature is found exclusively in animal tissue, especially bones and connective tissue. Collagen is responsible for giving skin elasticity, hair its strength, and connective tissue its […]