How to make collagen in your skin: a quick guide

 The word collagen is often used interchangeably with the molecule collagen, and yet collagen is actually made up of a variety of molecules that all act as components in a cell, and can all act on a cell to form a protein called collagen.

The key to collagen is that it’s made up primarily of four types of molecules called peptides, which are found in the outer layers of skin, and are able to form structures in our bodies.

It’s these peptides that make the collagen we see on our skin seem like a real protein.

This article is part of a special episode of The Art of Living.

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