Several clinical studies consistently have shown a strong effect on skin regeneration, skin hydration and skin elasticity of collagen hydrolysate with short chain collagen oligopeptides. The depth of wrinkles could be significantly and sustainably reduced. The skin was improved visibly and sustainably. The age-related decline in the synthesis of collagen and other components of the extracellular matrix of the skin could be positively influenced. These mechanisms are also discussed as the basis for the positive effects of collagen hydrolysate on individuals with cellulitis. For example, a double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study in 105 women showed that daily intake of collagen hydrolysate over a 6-month period significantly improves skin density and skin texture and reduces cellulite-typical dents.
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