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Collagen Based Materials in Cosmetic Applications: A Review

Department of Biomaterials and Cosmetics Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Gagarin 7 street, 87-100 Torun, Poland
WellU sp.z.o.o, Wielkopolska 280 street, 81-531 Gdynia, Poland
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Materials 2020, 13(19), 4217;
Received: 21 August 2020 / Revised: 19 September 2020 / Accepted: 21 September 2020 / Published: 23 September 2020
This review provides a report on properties and recent advances in the application of collagen in cosmetics. Collagen is a structural protein found in animal organisms where it provides for the fundamental structural support. Most commonly it is extracted from mammalian and fish skin. Collagen has attracted significant academic interest as well as the attention of the cosmetic industry due to its interesting properties that include being a natural humectant and moisturizer for the skin. This review paper covers the biosynthesis of collagen, the sources of collagen used in the cosmetic industry, and the role played by this protein in cosmetics. Future aspects regarding applications of collagen-based materials in cosmetics have also been mentioned. View Full-Text
Keywords: collagen; cosmetics; skin; peptides collagen; cosmetics; skin; peptides
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Sionkowska, A.; Adamiak, K.; Musiał, K.; Gadomska, M. Collagen Based Materials in Cosmetic Applications: A Review. Materials 2020, 13, 4217.

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Sionkowska A, Adamiak K, Musiał K, Gadomska M. Collagen Based Materials in Cosmetic Applications: A Review. Materials. 2020; 13(19):4217.

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Sionkowska, Alina, Katarzyna Adamiak, Katarzyna Musiał, and Magdalena Gadomska. 2020. "Collagen Based Materials in Cosmetic Applications: A Review" Materials 13, no. 19: 4217.

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