Collagen Enhancement

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Collagen Enhancement

Appearance of fine lines, sagging of the skin is noticed as we age. This we can blame on the gravity and breakdown of Collagen and Elastin which form the foundation for a healthy skin. How you age will depend on genetics to some extent and for most part to your life style.

Web of fine lines start to appear as we age. Sun being the biggest culprit in the breakdown of collagen we must protect our skin by avoiding it and using proper sun protection.

Collagen is a kind of protein and the major component that gives our skin its structure. Collagen is produced by fibroblast cells present in dermis and continue to produce it throughout our lives though the quality and quantity differs as we age.

We know skin is the largest organ of our body and protects all other from environmental trauma. The best way to keep it looking healthy we need to exercise it just as we do the rest of us. What we mean by exercising our skin is to exfoliate. When we exfoliate not only it renews our skin cells it helps in the production of more collagen to compensate for the trauma caused.

While there are certain treatments that increase collagen production there is not a global product or a procedure that will completely restore the balance of structural proteins to the content younger skin had. Some of the advanced laser procedure helps in restoring some of the lost collagen in the skin by stimulating the sluggish fibroblast cells that are responsible for the production of collagen.

Frequently asked questions?

Appropriate sun protection is the first and basic step towards preserving the collagen. We recommend wearing at least SPF 30 365 days irrespective of sun or cloud. Proper skin cleansing routine also helps.

Laser resurfacing, IPL Photofacial, BLU U treatment are some of the non-invasive options that help in the enhancement of collagen. Microdermabrasion, and some medium depth peels are an excellent choice to exfoliate and improve the skin structure.

Depending on the extent of damage and the choice of the procedure you may have to come in every two to three weeks initially.

In most cases there is practically no down time with the treatments although with some laser treatments you may see redness and mild swelling for a few hours to a couple days’ time.

Retnin A or commonly known as Vitamin A helps to keep the skin exfoliated lightly on a regular basis thus helping with the collagen enhancement. Vitamin C is considered as the natural precursor to producing more collagen so the products containing Vitamin C also help though you need to be careful how it is delivered in the product.
Clayton Shagal’s Collagen Gel and Elastin Gel contain almost 99% pure forms which help the lost collagen to a great extent.