Why Hydrolysed Collagen?
Collagen is a long-chain of amino acids that acts as the building blocks for our skin. Hydrolysed collagen, or collagen peptides, are a broken down version of the long chains, and as a result, have slightly different properties. Whilst collagen as a whole is great for the health and maintenance of the skin, hydrolysed collagen is arguably better for the purpose of skincare. This is because as the chains are smaller, they have a better bioavailability, which means that can be absorbed easier by the body. This shows that a hydrolysed version can be a great addition to any skincare routine, and can be made even better when use is combined with the right vitamins and minerals.
Proto-col Collagen Shot
As the first and only super strength collagen product to use a massive 5,000mg of Bioactive Collagen Peptides, the Collagen Shot by proto-col is as high performance as they come. With clinical studies showing the success of 2,500mg of VERISOL® for the skin, proto-col wanted to kick it up a notch and included a double strength dose in each and every shot to really turbo-charge your skincare. As VERISOL® is currently the only source of collagen hydrolysate available on the market that is scientifically proven to repair and restore levels of collagen in the body, this makes this unique supplement a true force to be reckoned with in the skincare game
On the quest to make the Collagen Shot even better, they didn't stop with just having the best collagen; they took it to the next level with the inclusion of skin-loving vitamins and minerals - Vitamins B, C and E as well as Zinc and Copper. These are all renowned for their amazing natural benefits for the skin and how these micronutrients can truly help to benefit the body. Thanks to this superb combination of ingredients, the Collagen Shot is the next step forward in advanced skincare and shows how seamlessly science can combine with beauty with sincerely astounding results.
VERISOL® Clinical Studies
As a natural bioactive Collagen Peptide, VERISOL® is a precise combination of type I and III Collagen Hydrolysate from a marine source that has been specifically created and optimised for beauty applications. With a number of clinical studies conducted, this stunning ingredient has shown and proven its many benefits for the skin. The clinical studies have even been approved by the FSE (Food Supplement Europe) and recognised by EFSA (European Food Standards Agency), making VERISOL® the only collagen type in the world with an approved study for beauty products.
The first study was a study of 69 women aged between 35-55 where they took a 4 week course of 2,500mg of VERISOL®. The women in this study reported a significant increase in skin elasticity, which was up to 15% compared to the placebo. They also documented a significant reduction of lines and wrinkles and improved moisture levels. Another study of over 100 women aged around 55 showed that the oral administration of VERISOL® significantly reduced wrinkles after 4 weeks and lead to a significantly higher skin procollagen concentration. Additionally, Dr Stefan Oesser, the World's leading expert in collagen hydrolysate, reported that a this same intake showed a 60% increase in skin collagen levels and a 15% increase in skin elasticity after just 4 weeks and was consistent after 8 weeks.
Skin-loving vitamins and minerals
This key member of the hydro-soluble B vitamin family is widely popular for its many great benefits. Not only does it contribute to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue to help you get your day going right, it also contributes to the normal function of the immune system.
Another of the important B vitamins, Biotin similarly has some amazing advantage for the body and the skin. It contributes to the maintenance of normal skin and additionally is necessary to maintain energy and general healthy vitality.
Arguably one of the most renowned of the vitamins, Vitamin C is incredibly important to the health of the body and in particular the skin. This is because it contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of cartilage and the skin.
Very popular amongst natural skincare enthusiast, Vitamin E is known to be intensely nourishing and hydrating for the skin. Additionally, it can be greatly useful for protecting the skin from the appearance of premature ageing as it contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
One of the essential trace elements, Zinc is key to the health of our bodies. This micronutrient plays a big role in the normal function of the body and when it comes to the skin and hair, Zinc can be very useful as it contributes to protein synthesis and to the maintenance of normal hair.
Many people only think of the external applications for Copper, and don’t realise how great it can be for the body. It can contribute to the normal function of the immune system as well as the maintenance of connective tissues, making it a great mineral for the skin, hair and nails.
Full list of ingredients
Water, White Grape Juice (from concentrate), Red Grape Juice (from concentrate), Collagen Peptides, Agave Juice, Fructose, Pomegranate Juice (from concentrate), Beetroot Juice Concentrate, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E, Biotin, Cupric Gluconate, Zinc Citrate, Acid (Citric Acid), Stabilizer (Cellulose Gum), Preservatives (Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate), Natural Flavour.
How to take
The Collagen Shot has been specifically designed for ease of use; simply shake the bottle well and drink! It really is that easy! It is recommended to drink 1 bottle daily for at least 4 weeks and preferably 8 weeks or longer to get the most out of this liquid supplement. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. Each box contains 10 50ml bottles, so at 1 a day the pack is enough for a full 10 day programme.
The Collagen Shot by proto-col has been formulated, designed and manufactured to be the pinnacle of skincare and so only uses natural premium ingredients that have scientific study to back them up. As a result of these fantastic natural ingredients, it is completely safe to take and has no known side effects and is additionally free from gluten, dairy and lactose. We do suggest taking obvious measures though, and checking the full list of ingredients for any personal allergies before consuming for the first time.