Does drinking Collagen actually work?

It seems as though topical collagen patches work temporarily but I am wondering about the collagen powders that you drink. Do they work at all?

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Does drinking Collagen actually work?

Thank you for your query. There is no scientific study to prove that oral collagen works in rebuilding collagen fibers. Collagen is a type of protein and after ingestion it gets broken down into amino acids and is taken up by cells , so its use is questionable. Hope it helps.

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