Reduction of Wrinkles 1
A clinical trial with more than 100 women aged between 45 and 65 years showed that the oral administration of 2.5 grams per day of the collagen peptides in Lova Naturals® significantly reduces wrinkles after 4 weeks and leads to a significantly higher skin pro-collagen type I and Elastin concentration.
- Month 1
Eye wrinkle volume significantly reduced by more than 7.2% (p<0.05). 1
- Month 2
Higher Skin Elasticity 2
Another clinical trial containing 69 women aged between 35 and 55 years revealed that the collagen peptides in Lova Naturals® Beauty Repair leads to significantly higher skin elasticity – up to 15% - compared to placebo treatment. The effect could be measured after just 4 weeks of treatment and persisted after 8 weeks of consumption. Even after the test group stopped consuming Lova Naturals® Beauty Repair, the test group still showed higher skin elasticity levels than in the placebo treated group at 4 weeks.
- Month 2
Skin elasticity increased by 7% (p<0.05), with more pronounced effect on women ≥ 50 years. In Some women, a maximum increase of skin elasticity of up to 30% was observed. 2
Promoting Growth and Health of Fingernails 3
Many women suffer from cracked or chipped nails, nail peeling and nail roughness. A clinical trial published in 2017 showed a decrease of cracked and/or chipped nails just after 2 months of treatment, reaching a decrease of 42% after 6 months. Also, there was a statistically significant improvement in nail growth after 3 months of consuming the collagen peptides in Lova Naturals® Beauty Repair when compared to the control group.
- Month 3
Nail growth rate significantly improved 10% (p<0.05). 3
- Month 6
Improved Skin Surface Structure & Significant Decrease of Cellulite Score 4
A double blind, randomized, placebo controlled study with 105 women aged between 25 and 50 years shows that the daily oral intake of the collagen peptides in Lova Naturals® Beauty Repair significantly decreases the cellulite score. The effect was measured after 3 and 6 months of supplementation. The ingredient in Lova Naturals® Beauty Repair has a beneficial effect on the skin extracellular matrix and restores the normal structure of the dermis and subcutaneous tissue. There was also visible reduced waviness of the skin after 3 months, with more noticeable effects after 6 months.
- Month 3
Cellulite degree assessment (pinch test) score decreased by 5.3% for participants with a Body Mass Index (BMI) ≤ 25. 4
- Month 6
Proksch E, Schunck M, Zague V, Segger D, Degwert J, Oesser S: Oral intake of specific bioactive collagen peptides reduces skin wrinkles and increases dermal matrix synthesis. Skin Pharmacology and Physiology 2014;27: pages 113-119
Proksch E, Segger D, Degwert J, Schunck M, Zague V, Oesser S: Oral supplementation of specific collagen peptides has beneficial effects on human skin physiology: a double blind, placebo controlled study. Skin Pharmacology and Physiology 2014;27: pages 47-55
Hexsel D, Zague V, Schunck M, Siega C, Camozzato FO, Oesser S: Oral supplementation with specific bioactive collagen peptides improves nail growth and reduces symptoms of brittle nails. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology 2017;Volume 16, Issue 4:520-526
Schunck M, Zague V, Oesser S, Porksch E: Dietary supplementation with specific collagen peptides has a body mass index dependent beneficial effect on cellulite morphology. Journal of Medicinal Food 2015;Volume 18, Issue 12: pages 1340-1348
United States Patent
Patent Number: US 9,072,724 B2
Date of Patent: July 7, 2015
Collagen hydrolysate for use to improve the health of human skin, hair and/or nails
The date of licensing for the “hydrolyzed collagen,” (peptide collagens) was on June 1, 2015. The Natural Product Number (NPN) 80061372 allows for the recommended use / purpose:
- Helps increase skin elasticity.
- Helps augment skin elasticity.
- Helps promote healthy collagen production.
- Helps promote healthy elastin production.
- Helps reduce wrinkles and fine lines.
- Helps reduce eye wrinkles.
- Helps reduce eye wrinkles within 4 weeks.
- Helps reduce fine facial lines.
- Helps increase skin elasticity and reduce wrinkles.
- Helps increase skin density.
- Helps with the appearance of smooth skin.
- Helps to enhance skin surface profile.