Ever noticed how plump a newborn's skin is? This is because when we are born, the collagen in our skin is at its highest, but then naturally decreases as we age.
Collagen is a structural protein that helps the skin stay taut and plump and a lack of it will manifest as saggy skin that wrinkles easily.
As you age, it's important to find ways to promote the formation of this important protein in order to enjoy youthful skin that ages gracefully and beautifully.
Keep reading for three natural ways to boost the collagen in your skin.
By boosting blood circulation in your skin, you help to promote the formation of collagen. Not only does a massage increase your collagen production, but by bringing blood flow closer to the surface of your skin, you'll enjoy a vibrant glow, more youthful skin and fewer breakouts.
To master a professional massage yourself at home simply use your ring and index fingers to gently massage your skin in small circular motions, starting from your neck and moving upwards as you go. Do this for at least five minutes, but longer if you have the time. Over time you'll notice a healthier and more youthful complexion, but you'll notice a healthy glow right away!
Vitamin C is an antioxidant vitamin that has powerful anti-inflammatory benefits that will soothe the skin and reduce any redness associated with inflammatory conditions such as acne and eczema.
What you may not know, however, is that vitamin C is an excellent vitamin for stimulating the production of collagen. By applying vitamin C topically to your skin, not only will you enjoy brighter and happier looking skin, but you'll enjoy plumper and firmer skin too!
By now you're well aware that your skin truly reflects everything you choose to fill your body with so it only makes sense to consume foods that will help to increase collagen from the inside out.
Here's a few of the top natural Collagen boosting foods:
Follow these tips and why not make a day out of it! Treat yourself to an at-home facial with our vitamin C infused products and cook up a delicious collagen rich meal!
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