Use Of Collagen Day And Night For Adolescents 14 Years?
? I am 14 years old, I want to use collagen day and night but I am still hesitant to use it according to the doctor, is it safe for me to use collagen at 14 years old
Collagen is often used to lighten the skin or as a whitener either in the form of creams or oral medicines. Its own use by some experts is recommended to be used when it is past its growth period or over 17 years. Collagen itself can also be obtained through natural ingredients, such as through food. Some foods that contain collagen include vegetables in the form of broccoli, peppers, tomatoes, cauliflower, parsley, spinach and carrots, then from fruits such as papaya, mango, kiwi, strawberries, red guava, cherries and several other types of berries. from side dishes such as cheese, fish, beef, soybeans and milk.
Apart from using collagen creams, whitening the skin itself can be done in other ways such as:
Avoid excess sun exposure
Eating foods rich in collagen and rich in vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin C, omega, vitamin B
Drink lots of water
Using certain creams that are safe in content and in accordance with skin types
Ask parents before using or buying a product so they can find out whether the product is safe to use. Don't forget to also choose products that are registered with BPOM. If certain reactions occur after using the cream, immediately tell the parents to see a doctor to prevent unwanted things.
May be useful,
dr. Adhi P.