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Collagen, as you may already know, is the most abundant protein that is found in your body. It can be found within your muscle to your connective tissue and your blood vessels. Thanks to its roar in popularity, you may just want to try it out yourself (oh, we know you want to).

Collagen Benefits: A Quick Summary

  • Can be used in hot or cold liquids, making it an exceptional choice if you’re on the go or sitting at your office desk with a hot drink to hand
  • Helps to improve the health of your skin by providing it with the hydration that it requires, especially during the cold to winter periods
  • Studies have shown that collagen helps to reduce the increase of wrinkles as you age if taken whilst keeping away from environmental factors (UV radiation), smoking and too much alcohol consumption
  • It is known to help with joint pain and can benefit the elderly by stimulating the tissue to produce collagen and decrease the risk of degenerative joint disorders (such as osteoarthritis)

If you aren’t a fan of the taste, why not make drinking collagen that much tastier by trying it in a smoothie? We recommend adding a sachet of SkinGlo into the concoction once you have blended your smoothie to prevent damaging the nutrients within the product. Here are two of our favourite recipes to get you started!

Collagen Protein Shake


  • 1 SkinGlo collagen sachet
  • 1 small banana
  • 1 cup semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 tbsp strawberries
  • ½ cup greek yoghurt


  1. Simply blend all the ingredients (excluding SkinGlo sachet) in a high-speed blender until smooth, and voila! Your protein-boosting collagen smoothie is ready.
  2. Shake, tear and stir the SkinGlo collagen sachet into your smoothie and enjoy.

This smoothie should be consumed as soon as made as it can begin to set and become quite moist. So be sure to drink it as soon as you can!

Iced Chocolate Collagen Smoothie


  • 1 SkinGlo collagen sachet
  • 1 small banana
  • 3 dates / 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp almond butter
  • ½ cup ice


  1. Blend all ingredients (excluding SkinGlo sachet) for a minute until smooth.
  2. Shake, tear and stir the SkinGlo collagen sachet into your smoothie and enjoy.

Now that you’re aware of how to make your own smoothies, why not try using different ingredients to switch it up? From nutrient-rich fruit and vegetables to raw cacao and protein powders, the choices for your smoothie blend are literally endless, so go collagen crazy! Share your smoothie recipes with us through our social channels – Facebook and Instagram.


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