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Does CoQ10 reduce wrinkles, increase skin elasticity, or tighten the skin? Are there any other supplements that can help?
Learn about CoQ10 and other supplements, such as collagen and cocoa, for reducing wrinkles and improve aging skin.
Collagen Supplements Review
See our Top Picks for Wrinkles and Joints
Can eating almonds reduce wrinkles?
Find out if eating almonds can reduce wrinkles or improve aging skin.
What are phytoceramides? Do phytoceramide supplements really work to improve aging skin?
Phytoceramide supplement information, including what they are, what they claim to do, and if they have anti-aging effects.
Do collagen or hyaluronic acid supplements really help aging or wrinkled skin?
Find out if collagen & hyaluronic acid supplements really help for aging or wrinkled skin and for skin care.
Does silica have health benefits? What is BioSil, and can it really increase collagen production and strengthen hair, skin, nails and bones?
Information about the health effects of silica (silicon dioxide) and orthosilicic acid (an ingredient in BioSil), including whether these forms of silicon can really increase collagen production, thicken hair, strengthen nails & bones.
Do face creams, anti-aging serums, and acne gel treatments containing vitamin A or retinol reduce bone density or increase the risk of fractures?
Find out if using face creams, anti-aging serums, or acne gel treatments containing vitamin A or retinol can reduce bone mineral density or increase the risk of fractures,
Bone Broth Review
Find the Best Bone Broth. Find Out How Much Collagen and Sodium Is Really In Popular Bone Broths.
Astaxanthin Supplements Review
See Which Astaxanthin Products Passed or Failed CL's Tests
Collagen for Wrinkles?
A new study put a popular branded collagen ingredient to the test, measuring its effects on collagen content in the skin and on facial wrinkles, including wrinkles around the eyes. See the results in our updated answer to the question: Do collagen or hyaluronic acid supplements really help aging or wrinkled skin?
Hyaluronic Acid for Wrinkles?
Does supplementing with hyaluronic acid reduce wrinkles or improve skin elasticity in middle-aged men and women? See what a new study found in the Aging Skin and Wrinkles section of our Collagen Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for collagen supplements for skin and for joints.
Collagen for Wrinkles
Can taking hydrolyzed collagen in low daily doses reduce wrinkles and improve skin hydration in older women? Find out what a recent study showed in the What It Does section of our Collagen Supplements Review. Also, see our Top Picks among collagen supplements for skin wrinkles.
Collagen for Wrinkles?
How much did collagen supplementation reduce the severity of "crow’s feet" wrinkles around the eyes in a recent study? Find out in the Aging skin and wrinkles section of our Collagen Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks among collagen supplements for skin and for joints.
Dark Chocolates, Cocoa & Cacao Powders, Nibs, and Supplements Review -- Sources of Flavanols
Is Your Chocolate or Cocoa Healthful or Toxic? Find the Best Dark Chocolate, Cocoa Powder and Cocoa Supplements Based On Our Tests.
What are the health benefits of dark chocolate?
Information on the health benefits of dark chocolate, including how dark chocolate may improve heart health, decrease blood sugar levels and more. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
What are the health benefits of D-ribose and is it safe?
Find out if D-ribose supplementation is beneficial for heart failure, exercise performance, and fibromyalgia and learn if it is safe.
Vitamin C Serums for Wrinkles?
Can applying vitamin C to the skin reduce wrinkles or help prevent sun damage? Find out in the Skin Health section of our Vitamin C supplements review.
Also learn what features you should look for if selecting a vitamin C serum.
Biotin for Skin Health?
Biotin has been promoted for reducing wrinkles, but does clinical research support this? Find out in the Biotin (B-7) section of our B Vitamin Supplements Review, which also discusses the evidence for biotin for treating brittle nails and hair loss.
Also, see our CL Answer about supplements for reducing wrinkles and tightening the skin.
Soy for Wrinkles?
Did taking soy protein with isoflavones reduce wrinkles, pigmentation, or dry skin in postmenopausal women? Find out what a recent study showed in the Soy section of our Menopause Supplements Review.
Also see our article about supplements for tightening skin as well as our Top Pick collagen supplement for skin.
Collagen Plus MSM for Skin?
Does taking MSM along with collagen reduce skin roughness or wrinkles as much as collagen without MSM? See what a new study found in the Aging skin and wrinkles section of our Collagen Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks among collagen supplements for skin.
Kidney Caution With Almonds
The large amount of almonds shown to slightly reduce wrinkles in recent studies could be problematic for people with a history of kidney stones. Get the details in our updated answer to the question: Can eating almonds reduce wrinkles?
Almonds for Wrinkles?
Can eating almonds reduce facial wrinkles in postmenopausal women? See what a new study found.
Cocoa for Wrinkles?
A study in older women found that drinking a high-flavanol cocoa drink each day increased skin elasticity. And while wrinkles deepened among those drinking a placebo, they stayed stable in the cocoa-drinking group. For details about the amount of cocoa consumed (and its flavanol content), as well as our tests of flavanols (and contaminants) in popular cocoa powders and chocolates, see the Cocoa Powders, Dark Chocolate, Extracts, Nibs, & Supplements Review >>
CoQ10 for Wrinkles
Taking a daily dose of CoQ10 may help to reduce facial wrinkles in older women, according to a preliminary study. Get the details and learn more about CoQ10 supplements in the "What It Does" section of the CoQ10 Supplements Review >>
Lycopene Supplements Review
Find the Best Lycopene Supplements. CL Tests Reveal That Not All Lycopene Supplements Contain What They Claim.
Collagen for the Skin
Supplementing with collagen to improve aging skin is popular, but does it work? The latest study with collagen used a higher dose than other studies, but is a higher dose better? Find out in the What It Does section of the Collagen Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for collagen for wrinkles and for osteoarthritis.
Collagen for Knees?
Collagen supplements have been tested in many studies to reduce pain and/or improve function in osteoarthritic knees. A recent study focused on collagen peptides. Find out if they worked (and see the results for other collagen products) in the Joint Pain section of the Collagen Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for collagen supplements for joint pain and for wrinkles.
Phytoceramides for Aging Skin?
Can phytoceramide supplements reduce wrinkles and improve the appearance of aging skin? See what a recent study found in our updated answer to the question: What are phytoceramides? Do phytoceramide supplements really work to improve aging skin?
Reducing Oxalates in Almonds
Can roasting, soaking or blanching almonds reduce oxalates without affecting nutrient content? Find out in our updated answer to the question: Can eating almonds reduce wrinkles?
Mad Cow Disease from Collagen or Gelatin?
Can collagen or gelatin (including gelatin capsules) be contaminated with the infectious agent that causes "mad cow disease"? Find out. Also see our tests of collagen supplements and our Top Picks for skin & wrinkles and Top Picks for joints & tendons.
Vitamin A for Aging Skin?
Does taking high-dose vitamin A and vitamin E improve aging skin when combined with topical application of retinoic and glycolic acids? Find out what a recent study showed in the What It Does section of our Vitamin A Supplements Review.
Also see: if any other supplements reduce wrinkles.
Caution with Wrinkle Creams
Be aware of skin reactions to creams containing alpha-lipoic acid. See the Concerns and Cautions section of our Alpha-Lipoic Acid Review for details.
How to Get UV-A Protection from Sunscreen
UV-A radiation from the sun causes wrinkles and age-spots. Many people don't realize that SPF values on sunscreens refer only to UV-B protection. Find out what to look for on labels to determine UV-A protection.
We've also updated our list of sunscreens made with safer ingredients.
A CL Member asked if taking Essential Skin Food -- or other non-collagen products marketed for collagen production -- reduces wrinkles. Find out in the ConsumerTips section of our Collagen Supplements Review.
Also see our Top Pick collagen supplements for skin health and for joint pain.
Mangosteen Juice and Supplements Review Article
What Are the Benefits of Mangosteen Juice and Supplements? Find Out What Mangosteen Can and Cannot Do For Your Health.
Protein Powders, Shakes, and Meal Replacements Review
Find Out Which Protein Products Passed or Failed Our Tests
CoQ10 and Ubiquinol Supplements Review
Find the Best CoQ10 and Ubiquinol Supplements and Learn What They Do
July 26, 2023
Best Collagen Supplements for Skin and Joints, According to ConsumerLab Tests
White Plains, New York, July 26, 2023 — Collagen supplementation may modestly reduce wrinkles and the appearance of cellulite, and moderately decrease joint and tendon pain and improve flexibility in people with osteoarthritis.
Vitamin A Supplements Review, Including Beta-Carotene and Cod Liver Oil
Find the Best Vitamin A Supplement. Best Quality Vitamin A Supplements Identified, Including Cod Liver Oil.
July 23, 2021
Best Astaxanthin Supplements Identified In Testing by ConsumerLab
White Plains, New York, July 23, 2021 —Astaxanthin supplements are promoted for a wide range of uses, such as increasing physical endurance, reducing inflammation and wrinkles, protecting from sunburn, and lowering triglyceride levels.
What is the best sunscreen based on safety and efficacy?
Two different carcinogens, benzene and benzophenone have been found in popular sunscreens. These cancer-causing compounds are not listed on labels. Get the details and find out which sunscreens have been found to contain benzene and benzophenone.
Are antioxidant supplements good or bad for you?
Learn more about whether antioxidants like astaxanthin, beta-carotene, coenzyme Q10, curcumin, resveratrol, selenium, vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E are safe and if they help prevent chronic diseases.
Does collagen taken as a supplement help with arthritis? I'm seeing it in products for joint health.
Learn more about collagen supplements, including evidence from clinical studies on arthritis and muscle strength and safety.
October 04, 2019
ConsumerLab Tests Reveal Best Collagen Supplements for Wrinkles and Joints
White Plains, New York, October 4, 2019 — Collagen supplements are promoted to reduce wrinkles and decrease joint pain and stiffness, but do they really work, and if so, which products on the market provide the best quality collagen and the best value? To find out, ConsumerLab carefully ...
Recalls & Warnings
January 25, 2018
Bulletproof Collagen Protein Recalled
On January 25, 2018, Bulletproof 360, Inc issued a recall of its Bulletproof Collagen Protein supplement because it contains undeclared milk.
Recalls & Warnings
May 30, 2017
Maker of Collagen Supplement Warned for Manufacturing Violations
On July 17, 2014, the FDA issued a warning letter to Morhaim Pharmalab, Inc.
March 27, 2018
You Can't Always Rely on Bone Broth Labels -- ConsumerLab Tests Reveal How Much Protein, Collagen and Sodium Is Really In Bone Broths
White Plains, New York, March 27, 2018 — Bone broth is promoted as a natural source of collagen, an immune-booster, and a remedy for everything from joint pain to wrinkles.
December 08, 2003
ConsumerLab.com dispels myths about HGH human growth hormone supplements sold widely on Internet
WHITE PLAINS, NY — December 8, 2003 — ConsumerLab.com has released a review of the scientific evidence behind human growth hormone (hGH or HGH) supplements.
Recalls & Warnings
September 16, 2015
Weight And Enhancement Supplement Recall Expanded
On September 11, 2015, One Minute Miracle Inc. issued a recall of all lots the following supplements which were found to contain undeclared drugs:
Recalls & Warnings
August 30, 2015
Weight and Enhancement Supplements Recalled
On August 27, 2015, One Minute Miracle Inc. issued a recall of one lot each the following supplements which were found to contain undeclared drugs:
Recalls & Warnings
July 30, 2004
FTC Sues Florida Man for Illegal Spam and False "Human Growth Hormone" Product Claims
On July 29, 2004, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reported that a federal court in Chicago has issued a court order halting illegal spamming and deceptive product claims, and has also frozen the assets of Creaghan A. Harry, a resident of Boca Raton, Florida.