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It’s the biggest craze. So on trend, so beneficial for your skins health, it even boosts the condition of hair and nails. True or False? We’ve debunked some myths.

Boosts the condition of skin, hair, nails and teeth. TRUE

It is a fact unfortunately that as you age your body produces less and less collagen resulting in fine lines and wrinkles, dry, brittle hair, weak nails and aching joints. Collagen production starts to slow down while you’re in your twenties thus it’s advisable to start supplementing your diet with collagen before the collagen-based structures in your body have had a chance to weaken and break down.


Foods like chicken and bone broth have collagen. TRUE

There are foods such as chicken, eggs and bone broth that can provide collagen too, but a more convenient method is to use a hydrolyzed form, a collagen powder, as its easier for your body to absorb.


So including it in your diet is simple, eat more collagen filled foods and mix the powder into yogurt or a smoothie or just stir it into a cup of tea or coffee.


A tip from the Be Bright team: To enhance the absorption of hydrolyzed collagen powder and speed up the rebuilding of your own collagen, take a daily dose of Vitamin C.

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Collagen is a pure fat. FALSE

Collagen is actually a protein and is produced naturally in the body.

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All collagen products are the same. FALSE

Firstly make sure it Is a natural collagen youre taking, we love Be Bright’s hydrolysed collagen powder (The large 750g jar will last you just over two months, the smaller 350g jar just over a month).


Be Bright’s Pure Hydrolyzed Collagen Powder is of bovine source (not suitable for vegans or vegetarians) and meets the highest international quality standards. 


There is no sugar, sweeteners, carbohydrates, GMOs, flavourings, preservatives, or fillers. The packaging is also reusable and recyclable.

DISCLAIMER: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The product mentioned is not intended to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure any form of disease or illness. Seek advice from a health care practitioner if you have any medical condition. Discontinue use should any adverse reactions occur.

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