Collagen has become a trending health supplement over the last few years because of its benefits for your skin, hair, nails and gut.
It's one of the most abundant proteins in the human body, found in the bones, muscles, skin and tendons, and is the substance that holds the body together. Collagen forms a scaffold to provide strength and structure, and unfortunately, as we age, it weakens, which leads to things like wrinkles and cartilage problems.
Many of the popular collagen brands make their supplements with bovine collagen, which comes from cows. The problem with this is that the amino acid chains in bovine collagen are too large to insert into our amino acid chains, which means we can't take advantage of the benefits of this type of collagen.
This is why we recommend and carry marine collagen. The Agent Nateur Marine Collagen that we carry and take personally combines two powerhouse super foods: marine collagen and pearl powder. Marine collagen does contain bioavailable amino acids, meaning our bodies can actually absorb it to help with the following concerns:
- dull, fragile hair
- skin volume
- fine lines and wrinkles
- dehydrated skin
- uneven skin tone and hyperpigmentation
- brittle nails
- hair shedding
Marine collagen is also more sustainable and is derived from from the scales of wild-caught, deep-sea fish.
The other main ingredient in this specific collagen blend is pearl powder, which is the richest source of calcium on the planet. When ingested, this oceanic adaptogen stimulates the appearance of collagen production and regeneration for youthful, clear skin and healthy hair and nails. Its high magnesium content also elevates the appearance of GABA levels to lessen the look of oxidative stress that leads to premature aging and boosts the mood.
This supplement is an odorless and tasteless blend that contains over 30 trace minerals, including silica, magnesium, calcium and potassium for even more hair, skin and nail benefits than collagen alone.
Personally, we take a scoop daily in our morning coffee, but it can be blended into anything you drink or eat throughout the day.
While skincare is important, contributing to your skin health from both the inside and outside of our body are crucial to healthy, glowing skin, and this is one of our favorites for healing it from the inside out!