How To Increase Collagen Production For Healthier Skin

Collagen is a naturally-occurring protein in the human body. Collagen serves a significant role in the maintenance of bones, muscles, blood vessels, and skin. In the skin, collagen is responsible for elasticity and strength.

As we climb up the age ladder, collagen production slows. The most noticeable signs of collagen deprivation in the skin are wrinkles and sagging.

There are treatments available to increase collagen production to counteract the effects of aging. These include micro-needling and facial cosmetic acupuncture, and a healthy diet shouldn’t be overlooked either. With these practices, you can get healthier, glowing skin.

Micro-Needling

As mentioned, collagen is needed to maintain the health and integrity of the skin. When this protein diminishes, our skin begins to droop. Micro-needling also called collagen induction therapy (CIT) is used to treat loose skin, wrinkles, fine lines, acne scarring, pigmentation, and an array of other skin related issues.

Micro-needling is a non-invasive procedure that delivers remarkable results. Using an Eclipse MicroPen®, micro-injuries are administered to the skin to encourage repair, a thicker epidermis, elastin, and increased collagen.

Due to its effectiveness and far less aggressive techniques than most procedures, micro-needling has become renowned at expediting collagen production. 

Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture

Another distinguished treatment is facial cosmetic acupuncture. Similar to micro-needling, this therapy also aids the production of collagen for skin. This treatment involves inserting very fine needles into the skin to increase blood flow and encourage the production of collagen.

Many agree that facial cosmetic acupuncture is an exceptional alternative to surgical face lifts, based on the results. It helps to reduce fine lines, wrinkles, droopy skin, and other prominent signs of aging.

Dieting

In addition to treatments, there are also certain foods that can assist with collagen production and concentration in the body.

For those who have noticed a decrease in collagen, you can take supplements to replenish this protein. You can also mix collagen peptides powder into smoothies to improve skin elasticity and minimize wrinkles.

Foods rich in Vitamin C, such as mango, cantaloupe, pineapple, oranges, and bell peppers, boost collagen. You can also incorporate tuna, salmon, sweet potatoes, carrots, dark green vegetables, and berries into your diet.

Eating certain foods can have a significant influence on collagen production.

Beauty Med Offers Procedures That Help to Increase Collagen Production

Many people often yearn for a more youthful appearance as they age. They notice the physical signs of getting older and look for ways to improve how their appearance.

By boosting collagen production in your skin, you can achieve a renewed and refreshed appearance.

For information on our procedures such as micro-needling and facial cosmetic acupuncture, contact us at 905 918 0419. Our team of professionals is happy to schedule a free consultation.