Tag Archives: Skin

Best supplements for skin: Do collagen tablets work? Dr Chris reveals shock truth

Supplements are recommended by hundreds of health experts to aid a variety of health problems. One which has proven popular on the high street is collagen supplements. Collagen is a protein widespread throughout the body, present in bones and cartilage, but can be taken orally. Many collagen products claim to help skin look years younger,… Read More »

Gel made from birch bark reduces skin scarring from cuts and burns

Is bark best for burns? Jim Brandenburg/ Minden Pictures/Getty By Alice Klein A naturally-occurring chemical in birch bark helps skin wounds mend faster with less scarring, a clinical trial has found. The bark of birch trees has long been known for its healing properties. This inspired German pharmaceutical company Birken AG – now owned by… Read More »