This Collagen-Infused Serum Stops Signs of Aging in Their Tracks — and It's on Sale
Tons of skincare products claim to fix it all, whether that's slowing down the signs of aging or removing skin damage like dark spots and uneven skin tones from the sun. But sorting through hundreds of products and ingredients in search of the best can be overwhelming. So, start here: Add a collagen serum that actually gets down to business to your skincare routine. One that Amazon shoppers can't stop praising is Mizon's Original Skin Energy Collagen 100 Ampoule.
"Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body often referred to as a building block, especially in the skin," Dr. Marissa Garshick previously told InStyle. "Collagen serves as a structural protein in the dermis of the skin, and helps to provide structural support, keeping the skin firm and tight." And as we age, natural collagen reproduction slows down, which can result in fine lines and wrinkles, a general loss of elasticity, and a dull overall look.
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That's where products like the Mizon collagen serum come in. According to Dr. Garchick, "Some products contain hydrolyzed collagen, also known as collagen peptides, which are smaller proteins that may be incorporated into topical creams to strengthen the skin and boost collagen and penetrate more easily than the larger collagen molecule." The Mizon serum has hydrolyzed collagen as its star ingredient, and reviewers swear by the formula.
One shopper who calls the ampoule an "inexpensive skin-firming serum," says it has a mild smell, leaves them with smooth skin, and is a great place to start "for those who haven't jumped on the K-beauty train." They added: "I often have people mistake me for being 10 to 12 years younger than my true age, so something must be working, and it's affordable."
"I turned 70 this year; my skin is oily, so as of now [I] have few wrinkles, but as I age, it is getting less oily," another customer said. "This product is wonderful; [it] plumps the skin. I even use it on my hands."
A final reviewer explained that they purchased the serum for their mother-in-law who now calls it their "secret weapon." They added: "This stuff is like a miracle in a bottle. The wrinkles I can clearly see fading are the deep forehead lines. Her coworkers ask her all the time what she has been doing differently, and she won't give it up!"