Updated: Mar 8
Why is Collagen Important for Skin Health?
I've recently received many questions regarding collagen and it's use in skincare products, such as Collagen Face Creams and other skin care topical products. So I figured I would write a quick blog about it! I'm sure I'll end up following up on this topic in the future when I have more time, but for now we can at least quickly cover the basics regarding collagen and why it's used in skin care products.
What is Collagen?
Collagen is a protein that is naturally produced by the body. There are different types of collagen that each benefit specific parts of your physiology. In fact, there are 16 types of collagen that each have a unique function, and all of these types of collagen contribute to your overall health.
What is Collagen Good For?
Even though there are many types, most of the collagen produced by your body falls into either Type I, Type II, or Type III classifications. Type III collagen proteins benefit your bodies blood vessels as well as your muscles. Type II greatly benefits the body's ability to maintain cartilage, and this type also helps to benefit elastic and flexible tissues located around your face (nose and ears specifically). Type I collagen protein is of even more significance to this blog posting, as this type focuses on the production, maintenance, and overall function of the body's ligaments, tendons, bones, and skin.
Why is Collagen Important for the Skin?
For skin health specifically, collagen can help your skin cells to maintain moisture and a youthful appearance. Consider collagen to be the glue that holds us together! From the time we are born we begin the aging process. And once we reach our mid twenties our bodies begin to produce less collagen and our skin can (among other complications) begin to develop wrinkles and blemishes due to the lack of needed proteins. This in addition to other factors like sun exposure, stress, and our daily diet can all contribute to the depletion of collagen that our bodies naturally produce. Although the depletion of collagen can negatively effect other areas of the body, we'll try to keep this blog post simplified by sticking to the topic of collagen and its relevance to skin health. So if you're shopping for facial skincare products, such as face cream, then keep in mind that the human face is made up of bone, ligaments, tendons, and skin. All of which are significantly supported by the presence of Collagen Proteins. And at a young age our bodies can begin to produce less amounts of collagen, even though our bodies continue to need it. By using a Collagen Face Cream you can help support the bones, ligaments, tendons, and skin cells that all work together to make a beautiful face!
How is CBD Good for the Skin?
Well it just so happens that CBD (a.k.a. “cannabidiol”) as well as other phytocannabinoids found in the cannabis plant, can help some of these same areas of the body with their powerful anti-inflammatory properties. Additionally, these cannabinoid proteins found in the cannabis plant can help the body's Endocannabinoid System. The Endocannabinoid System is made up of receptors that communicate with the body's system that is responsible for normalizing and otherwise regulating skin cell development. A deficient Endocannabinoid System can be be relevant to the presence of acne and dry skin as well as unwanted hair growth! So by using a CBD Face Cream you are not only getting the anti-inflammatory qualities to help keep your skin free of eczema, blemishes, psoriasis, and other complications. But you'll also be helping to support your skin's overall health via the Endocannabinoid System to further help benefit the overall function of your entire physiology!
“What collagen should I buy?” / “Where should I buy collagen?”
There are many collagen products out there and it can become overwhelming when trying to decide where to start. And even though there are more and more skincare products becoming available with collagen peptides in them, sometimes it can still be difficult trying actually locating the stores that carry collagen skincare products. If you're looking for a quality made face cream for your skincare collection then I certainly recommend the Advanced Therapy CBD + Collagen Skincare Cream made by Bee Well Hemp & CBD. The ingredients consist of phytocannabinoids that will aid your body's Endocannabinoid System in normalizing and regulating skin cell growth, as well as anti-inflammatory properties to help prevent blemishes and other issues. And since their face cream also contains collagen peptides, you'll also be providing your bones, ligaments, tendons, and skin cells with mush needed proteins that becomes depleted from your body. And finally, Bee Well's Advanced Therapy CBD + Collagen Skincare Cream will provide your skin with lasting moisture that will leave your skin rich and smooth! Best part is, you don't have to go anywhere!!! Just order your CBD Collagen Face Cream from their Online CBD Store and get your face cream shipped to your door!
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