As skin slowly reduces the amount of collagen production with age, it loses its elasticity and availability of skin cell renewal. Collagen (a protective fibre that connects body tissue) consists of two essential amino acids, hydroxyproline and hydroxylysine, which provide collagen with the stability and capacity of holding tissue, muscle and organs together, as well as repairing cells damaged by outer factors – the sun, pollution, oxidative stress and free radicals.

Read more about the dangerous environmental factors here: The Guide To City Smart Skincare

As an alternative of deciding to take up collagen injections, there are a few natural ways to stall the process of ageing.


Water possesses uncountable benefits. Commonly known for keeping skin hydrated and nourished, the effects of water can also plump and smooth skin by enhancing the build-up of fibres and prolonging the life of skin cells. Its toxin rinsing qualities are also capable of instantly increasing skin’s collagen.


Sloughing off dead skin cells once a week is essential in order to achieve a robust, gleaming skin. Whether opting for a lighter mechanical peeling or a more effective enzyme peeling, the treatment regrows a refined epidermis, deeply cleanses and purifies sebum clogged pores and increases blood circulation, stimulating cell renewal and boosts collagen production.

More effective types of exfoliation treatments can be achieved at a dermatologist’s office.

Treatment Enzyme Peel


The natural papaya enzymes in this highly-effective exfoliator gently sloughs off dead skin cells. In contact with water, the powder is activated and treats skin to an appealing lustre, soft and even texture and tone, improving the absorption of additional serums and moisturizers in the skin care regime.

Find it here: Treatment Enzyme Peel

Vitamin A and C

Whenever new collagen is formed, Vitamin C is being used as the preferable fuel in the rebuilding process. Meaning it’s important to always keep a decent level of the vitamin in the body.

Vitamin A improves skin’s texture by boosting the reconstruction of collagen and the renewal of skin cells.

Read more about vitamins here: Get To Know The A, B, C’s

C-Firma Day Serum


Fruit enzymes, antioxidants, powerhouse nutrients and chronopeptide come together in this highly-adequate potent serum to dissolve dead skin cells, combating the signs of photo ageing, sun spots and fatigued, slack skin.

Find it here: C-Firma Day Serum

Facial Treatment Essence


Amino acids, minerals and nourishing vitamins are packed in this essence to hydrate and ameliorate skin’s elasticity and brightness. Mainly, it is enriched with 90% Pitera, the powerhouse ingredient for skin’s renewal process.

Find it here: Facial Treatment Essence

Green Tea Extract

The anti-inflammatory qualities and richness in antioxidants make green tea extract the ultimate skin saviour, protecting skin from the damaging effects of free radicals. Green tea extract also acts as a powerful ingredient that protects skin from collagenase (an enzyme that breaks down collagen) maintaining a firm and strong elastic tissue.

Revitalizing Powder Face Mask


Origins powerful powder face mask is rich in antioxidants from tea leaves, tea powders and matcha. These forceful natural ingredients revitalize and restore skin’s texture while smoothening and brightening a fatigued complexion and uneven skin tone.

Find it here: Revitalizing Powder Face Mask

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