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Skin and health: A look into hyaluronic acid, retinol, collagen and vitamin C

There is no secret to flawless skin, but knowing what your skin needs and how to obtain it will work in your favor. 

There are lots of different vitamins and proteins that are beneficial for your skin, but they are not all found in expensive serums or creams. 

Some important things for your skin can be found in the food that you eat or are produced naturally in your body. 

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This is something that the body naturally produces, but it is also used in many different skincare products, mainly serums, if you feel like you want an extra boost. 

2. Retinol 

Retinol is a form of vitamin A that can be applied directly to the skin, according to Medical News Today. 

3. Collagen 

Collagen is a word often heard in the beauty world, and it has been widely advertised to improve hair, skin and nails in supplement form. 

When collagen first hit the market, it was often in skin creams and serums, but dermatologists questioned the validity of the body getting collagen through these methods since the protein is not found in the skin’s surface, according to Harvard University. 

Then oral pills became the way to go, although there isn’t a lot of research on these supplements. 

Other than aging, which lowers the amount of collagen that’s produced in the body, there are a number of other factors that can cause the body to produce less of the protein.

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Some of these things are excess sun exposure, smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, lack of exercise and lack of sleep, according to the source. 

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