Argan Oil, Collagen & Healing Scars
Collagen makes up around 74% of our skin and it is collagen that holds us together and heals damage to the skin.
Many commercial products are produced for improving collagen which use Retinoids.
These can increase skin thickness they also thin the stratum corneum. This is an important barrier which holds in moisture. This thinning is called Xerosis – dry skin. Prolonged use of retinoids can even decrease Ceramide levels in living skin which are essential for making collagen!
So, it is proven that topical creams can increase collagen production to heal scars or… Continue reading