What Is It?
Hydrolyzed Collagen is a mixture of small peptides obtained from through the hydrolysis of collagen. In cosmetics and personal care products, Hydrolyzed Collagen is used primarily in hair preparations and skin care products, but can also be found in makeup, shampoos and bath products. Hydrolyzed Collagen may also be used in hair dyes.
Why is it used in cosmetics and personal care products?
When used in hair preparations, Hydrolyzed Collagen enhances the appearance and feel of hair by increasing hair body, suppleness or sheen. It may also improve the texture of hair that has been damaged physically or by excessive treatment. Hydrolyzed Collagen used in skin-care products enhances the appearance of dry or damaged skin by reducing flaking and restoring suppleness.
Scientific Facts:
Hydrolyzed Collagen generally is adsorbed on hair, increasing tensile strength and elongation. It is also used in soaps to impart a soft texture to skin. Hydrolyzed Collagen generally refers to enzymatically or chemically processed Collagen.

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