Hot flashes, change in mood, irregular periods? All tell tale signs of the Menopause and is unfortunately something every lady has to look forward to in later life. Did you know, it is common for women to see a huge change in their skin due to the Menopause?
As hormone levels deplete, the skin also loses it's volume and can become saggy, dry or thin. We have worked tirelessly to find a product we love to help stimulate collagen and get that vitality back! Then, we tried Totally Derma.
“A few years ago when collagen supplements came out, I was quite sceptical whether these worked, because there were SO many collagen supplements. But now we have a reasonable body of scientific evidence to support the results that are given by collagen supplements.
So, what’s the sort of improvement you should expect after taking supplements for 3 months? Collagen is nothing more than a structural protein of the skin and it gives skin hydration, elasticity and firmness.
We lose about 1.5% of our collagen for every year of our lives and for women who are menopausal, they have the most dramatic loss in the first 5 years after the menopause where they can lose up to 30% of their total collagen!
They suddenly see that their skin goes dull, dry, wrinkly, lined and it loses its firmness and appears to sag. And this is when collagen supplements can really help.
Drink one every morning (try not to have it with your tea or coffee and keep a 30 minute interval between having them. Because of the way collagen works, it simulates the body’s repair or wound healing responses so I find collagen supplements are excellent for patients who are undergoing surgical procedures. By giving the body hydrolysed collagen, it encourages further production of collagen and the wound healing.”