Bovine, Porcine or Marine – Which Collagen is Best

It can be hard to work out what’s actually effective when it comes to collagen supplements – some claim collagen is just a glorified gelatin, others say it’s the youthful elixir that makes skin smoother and hair grow longer. Where do the most popular collagen peptides used in collagen supplements come from, and does it […]

INGENIOUS Summer Travel Story 

INGENIOUS capsules are the perfect summer holiday companion, offering travel-friendly convenience, robust UV protection, and additional hydration, ensuring skin health wherever you go.  They seamlessly fit into your travel essentials – whether it’s your bag or pill organiser, offering unmatched convenience. Compact and space-efficient, they outperform bulky containers of collagen powder or liquid sachets, ensuring […]

Collagen and Men’s Health: More Than Just a Beauty Supplement

We’re in the midst of a collagen boom. Your sister and your mum are swearing by the stuff, so is collagen good for men to be taking too?  The truth is, collagen peptides don’t discriminate – all the same benefits are available, not only for skin and hair care but also for building muscle mass, […]

Debunk the Top Collagen Myths 

collagen myths

Collagen has recently become a popular supplement for improving skin, hair, joint, and overall health. Yet, as its popularity has grown, so have myths and misconceptions.  Here, we debunk the most common myths about collagen supplements and explore the real science behind their impressive benefits.  MYTH 1:  Look for Type I Collagen for beauty benefits and […]

Winter wellness: Hydration

Hyaluronic acid

As the magical winter season sets in, our skin and joints also face the brunt of the dropping temperatures. Enter The Winter Dehydration Dilemma: Indoor Heating vs. Skin Moisture: Snuggling up indoors sounds ideal, but did you know your cosy heater is actually zapping moisture from the air and your skin? Low Humidity Levels: Winter […]

Understanding the Battle: Antioxidants and ageing

Anitoxidents Skin

No-one wants to age prematurely. But what causes this phenomenon and how can we guard against it? Scientists widely agree that the main culprit for premature ageing is something called Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS). These are the sneaky molecules triggering oxidative stress, and excessive ROS production (often fuelled by lifestyle factors such as smoking, alcohol […]

How to take Collagen Effectively

how to take collagen effectively

How does Collagen Supplementation Work? Most supplements, for example vitamin C, work by increasing the amount of the substance available in the body. Once absorbed, the substance circulates throughout the body via the bloodstream. It can then enter cells through certain transporters, such as sodium-dependent vitamin C transporters (SVCTs), which are present in various tissues. […]

Collagen Supplements: The 8 Key Benefits

collagen benefits

Supplements containing collagen peptides, also known as hydrolyzed collagen, have been shown to provide numerous benefits for skin, joints, and overall health. Some of these benefits are: 1. Improved Skin Health  Collagen is the main structural protein in your body particularly the skin and is responsible for its strength and elasticity. Taking collagen peptide supplements […]

Everything you need to know about collagen and menopause

collagen menopause

Menopause is a natural part of being a woman and marks the end of the menstrual cycle. It can affect each one of us differently both physically and emotionally with up to thirty-five symptoms as being recognised as part of this transition. During this stage, ovaries stop releasing eggs and making the female hormones oestrogen […]