• Astalift Pure Collagen Drink 10000, $60 (10 30ml bottles)
The caffeine-free, peach-flavoured collagen drink has fish-derived collagen said to be more easily absorbed by the body. It has vitamin C, rice extract ceramides, and amino acid ornithine to supposedly boost growth hormones for firmer skin.
• Ioma Collagen Renew, $160 (box of 105 capsules)
These capsules contain soya isoflavones and omega-3 fatty acids to support collagen synthesis, vitamin C to aid collagen production, and vitamin E to protect skin from free radicals.
• Laneige Collagen Drink, $52 (10 30ml bottles)
Free of artificial colouring, preservatives and sugar, the collagen is sourced from tilapia fish, said to have collagen that is of a low molecular weight that allows for easier and quicker absorption by the body. There’s also vitamin C and elastin to support collagen production. It has a citrus taste from extracts of red orange and pomegranate.
• Astalift Pure Collagen Powder, $76 (box of 30 sachets)
The collagen powder gives you a blend of vitamin C and ornithine, an amino acid extracted from freshwater clams, to support and boost collagen synthesis for firmer skin.
• Viviscal Professional, $120 (box of 60 tablets)
It contains Aminomar C marine complex – a blend of marine protein, vitamins and minerals said to help regenerate cells and nourish the scalp to support healthy hair growth. It also has biotin to aid hair growth.
This article was originally published in Simply Her January 2016.