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6 Simple Habits To Prevent Collagen Loss

Collagen, the cornerstone of youthful skin, is often associated with age-related changes. However, it's important to remember that age isn't the sole determinant of collagen production or loss. By adopting a few simple habits, you can safeguard your skin's collagen and promote a healthy, radiant complexion. Here are six practices to implement now:

1. Shield Your Skin from the Sun's Rays

Ensure your skin's natural radiance by minimising sun exposure and wearing daily SPF protection. Ultraviolet radiation has a detriment effect on collagen production, as UV rays accelerate collagen breakdown and hinder its synthesis. When you prioritise adequate sun protection, you preserve your skin's collagen integrity.

I wear my Nimue SUN-C SPF 40 every single day to protect my skin, no matter what the weather and also even if I'm indoors - did you know the UV rays can penetrate through glass? Contact me here to purchase your SPF.

2. Sip on Antioxidant-Rich Infusions

Elevate your wellness routine with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory infusions like green tea and ginger and antioxidant targeted supplements. These botanical brews boast phytochemicals—potent plant compounds that combat oxidative stress and safeguard cellular health. Incorporate these soothing elixirs into your daily rituals to nurture your skin from within.

I love ANTIOXIDANT from The Beauty Chef as it is a pre and probiotic as well as a antioxidant boost to the skin. Advanced Nutrition Programme's Skin Antioxidant supplement is something we take every single day in our house to help prevent free radical damage in the body which can lead to poor skin health and disease.

3. Embrace Collagen-Rich Foods

Nourish your skin from the inside out by incorporating collagen-rich foods and supplements into your diet. You can integrate bone broth, fatty fish like tuna and salmon, dairy products, and nuts which are nutritional powerhouses brimming with collagen protein. Additionally, load up on vitamin C-rich foods like tomatoes, strawberries, oranges, and peppers, known to support collagen synthesis.

I take the collagen supplement Skinade every single day to keep my collagen levels high and prevent further breakdown of collagen too. Skinade is the only collagen supplement on the market that is in a 100% solution to guarantee that it goes to the skin for best results.

4. Minimise Fats, Sugars, and Processed Foods

Steer clear of excessive fats, sugars, and processed foods, which can impede collagen and elastin production. These foods also have detrimental effects on collagen quality and integrity. Opt for whole, nutrient-dense foods to promote optimal skin health and vitality.

5. Hydrate Your Way to Radiance

Quench your skin's thirst and promote cellular regeneration by prioritising hydration. We must understand the pivotal role of water in cellular function and it's role in toxin elimination and skin rejuvenation. Stay hydrated throughout the day to support your skin's natural detoxification processes and maintain a luminous complexion.

Not a fan of plain water? Why not add a tablespoon of HYDRATION to a glass of water and drink every day for gut health and hydrated skin.

6. Say No to Tobacco and Alcohol

Bid farewell to tobacco and alcohol, two skin-damaging culprits that compromise collagen integrity and skin health. These substances wreak havoc on collagen fibers, impede fluid retention, and hinder cellular oxygenation and nutrition. By abstaining from tobacco and moderating alcohol consumption, you can safeguard your skin's resilience and vitality.

Incorporate these six simple habits into your daily routine to fortify your skin's collagen matrix to create a complexion that radiates health and vitality. Remember, nurturing your skin from within is the key to timeless beauty and long lasting radiance.

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