Q10 Collagen &
Hyaluronic Acid
Skin Care Line
What is Collagen?

Collagen is a fibrous protein that connects and supports bodily tissues, such as skin, bones,
tendons, muscles and cartilage.  About 25% of all the protein in our body is collagen, and   
collagen composes up to 80 percent of our skin.  

Collagen works with elastin in supporting the body’s tissues.  Collagen gives body tissues
form and provides firmness and strength, while elastin gives the same body tissues much
need flexibility.  Collagen also works with keratin to provide the skin with strength, flexibility
and resilience.

As people age, the natural supply of collagen in their body decreases and breaks down,
which leads to fine lines and wrinkles.  Replenishing a substantial amount of collagen to our
skin is one of the most effective ways to fight the visible effects of aging on the skin.

Benefits of Collagen:

Replenishing collagen to our skin will revitalize and nourish it to help maintain a youthful
appearance.  It will also help with reducing the new occurrence of fine lines and wrinkles.

  • Deeply hydrate and moisturize skin
  • Improve skin’s elasticity, firmness and pigmentation
  • Reduce the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles
  • Delay the aging process of skin
  • Rejuvenate aging skin

What is Hyaluronic Acid?

Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a component of connective tissue whose function is to cushion and
lubricate.  It is a substance that attaches to collagen and elastin to form cartilage.  HA is
present in every tissue of our body, and it performs many important functions.  The most
important one is the retention of water to our skin, as well as providing nutrients and
removing waste from cells that do not have a direct blood supply, such as cartilage cells.  
With a lower than adequate amount of HA, nutrients cannot be moved into these cells and
waste cannot be eliminated from cells.  

HA is found in large concentrations in the fluid-filled space between cells and helps locks
moisture into the skin, keeping collagen and elastin moist and promoting a youthful
appearance.  In other words, HA hydrates our skin and allows it to appear smoother and
more radiant.  Clinical studies have shown that it also helps wounds heal more quickly, and
can reduce the appearance of both old and new scars.

As we age, the HA contents in our skin decrease and result in dry, brittle and aging skin.  
Since HA is a natural component of our skin that keeps it hydrated and rids it of toxins, the
replenishing of HA will keep the skin youthful, maintain collagen and elastin levels, and
protect skin tissues against injury and supplies nutrients to the skin tissues.  It promotes
tissue healing and repair, thus slowing down the signs of aging.

Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid:

  • Retains water up to a thousand times its own weight
  • Hydrates your skin and increases its elasticity and strength
  • Moisturizes skin from the cell level, smoothing out wrinkles in the process
  • Reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, acne scars and discolorations
  • Improves your skin's overall appearance to make it softer, more youthful and radiant

What is Coenzyme Q10?

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) has two important roles in the body.  First, it is one of the essential
elements in our body that produces biological energy, or ATP, inside the cells.  Second,
CoQ10 is an antioxidant that helps neutralize harmful free radicals, which are one of the
main causes of aging.  Our body can produce as much CoQ10 as it needs if it were
functioning at its maximum capacity.  However, the levels of CoQ10 in the body almost
inevitably decline with age.  As a result, the ability of cells to regenerate itself declines.  In
fact, CoQ10 is seen as one of the most accurate biomarkers of aging because its decline
correlates with the aging process.

Benefits of Coenzyme Q10:

  • Antioxidant properties counteract free radical damage
  • Reduces and repairs appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Prevents future damages caused by sun exposure and the harsh environment
  • Creates supple, resilient, firmer skin texture
  • Healthier, younger looking skin with a natural glow

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