11 collagen supplements that support radiant, glowing skin
Sip your way to a dewy glow.
By Briar Clark
BEAUTYcrew Beauty Editor / February 04 2024
Collagen supplements have been reigning supreme in beauty regimens the world over, because what’s the point in having your skin care routine on lock if you’re not going to treat your internal landscape with the same tender loving care?
Whether you’re a lover of a classic, no-flavour, just-add-water collagen powder, or you need a sweet-bordering-on-soda kind of situation, we’re confident there’s a collagen supplement for everyone.
We’ve selected a few of our favourites for plumping skin, rejuvenating a youthful complexion and adding a bit of glow back into your life. Feast away you collagen fiends.
California Gold Nutrition CollagenUP Hydrolyzed Marine Collagen Peptides with Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin C Unflavoured
Revitalise yourself with the dynamic trio of collagen, hyaluronic acid and vitamin C. California Gold Nutrition's CollagenUP is the ultimate beauty booster that supports luscious hair, glowing skin, strong nails, flexible joints and sturdy bones. Simply mix the unflavoured powder into your go-to drink, and voila! It makes self-care a breeze.
Starting from $28.72 at iHerb
Nutra Organics Collagen Beauty Marine
Sustainable marine collagen, vitamin C, zinc, silica and bioactive fucoidans are the stars of the show in this flavourless and odourless pick. It can support collagen production, skin hydration, elasticity, healing, the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as the overall health of skin, hair and nails.
Was $59.95, now $50.95 at healthylife
JSHealth Vitality X + Collagen Powder
Not your average collagen powder by any means, this marine collagen formula has been enhanced with the addition of 10 botanical and nutrient-rich ingredients that not only aid in keeping your skin looking A1 but help your body perform at its best too. There’s astaxanthin to support integrity, structure, firmness and overall skin health and antioxidant-rich vitamin C, which supports collagen formation, wound healing and immune health. It’s also loaded with silica for collagen production, improved skin strength and elasticity, nail and hair growth, and a fruit-derived antioxidant-rich flavonoid called quercetin that can support skin structure. Phew!
$69.99 at JSHealth
Vitable Collagen Plus HA Mixed Berries
If you’re stepping into the realm of ingestible beauty powders for the first time, we suggest sampling something that offers a few benefits. This collagen powder is blended with premium hyaluronic acid to promote hydration. It can aid in minimising redness and dermatitis.
$29 at Vitable
The Collagen Co Mixed Flavours Collagen Sachets
Like variety when it comes to your daily dose of collagen? The Collagen Co Mixed Flavours Collagen Sachets allow you to sample a selection of delicious flavours. There’s classic unflavoured collagen for the straight shooters, strawberry and watermelon for a berry kick, and passionfruit and mango for a tropical punch. Each eco-friendly 15 gram sachet contains three different types of collagen peptides, which help to promote healthy skin, hair and nails. Add to any hot or cold beverage for your daily (not to mention tasty) serving of collagen.
$49 at The Collagen Co
Swiish Glow Marine Hydrolysed Collagen Powder
A collagen powder offering crafted by Aussie media personality Sally Obermeder (who yes, for the record is plenty radiant), this elasticity-enhancing option is a must-try for anyone chasing plump, hydrated, glowy skin (AKA all of us, hello). Harnessing the prolific powers of naturopath-approved bioactive collagen peptides (which have proven their ability to reduce wrinkles and improve hydration in multiple scientific studies), it's definitely worth adding into your daily diet.
$79.95 at Swiish
Vida Glow Natural Marine Collagen Original
Basically the homegrown hero of the collagen world, Vida Glow is made from sustainably sourced fish scales, to create a collagen peptide supplement that has been formulated to aid absorption. Add this to your daily routine and you could notice a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improved elasticity, firmness and plumpness – as well as hair and nail growth, strength and health. Enjoy that high-quality natural marine collagen on-the-go and slip a few of the single serve sachets into your bag.
$70 at Vida Glow
The Beauty Chef COLLAGEN Inner Beauty Boost
Need a sweet treat to entice you to tango with the idea of ingesting collagen? Look no further than this candied berry flavoured inner beauty booster. Sugar, dairy and gluten-free, this pick is also completely vegan, so it's a great choice for those of you who can’t stand the idea of downing marine or bovine variations of the ingredient. Besides that all-important collagen you can look forward to a blend of bio-fermented papaya and grape seed extracts, pomegranate peel extract, gotu kola, organic goji, acai and maqui berries, as well as, vitamin C and zinc.
Was $29, now $23.20 at Adore Beauty
Imbibe Miracle Collagen
More of a bovine collagen fan? You’re in luck because this minimalist bottle of goodness contains just that. Sourced respectfully utilising strict animal welfare systems and certifications, this is a great guilt-free way to enjoy all that skin-loving collagen. This little guy also contains 18 amino acids that support glowing skin while also helping to keep your hair and nails in tip-top shape.
$45 at Skin Matrix
Unichi Rose Collagen Gummy
Love your supplements gummy-style? We can’t blame you, these rose-flavoured, antioxidant-rich gummies definitely make the whole taking your vitamins thing a whole lot more appetising – literally. Honestly, any excuse to have candy before midday and we’re on board.
Was $37.95, now $29.99 at Chemist Warehouse
Organic Collagen Australia Natural Protein Bioactive Superfood
Wanting to shop local? These collagen supplements contain 100 per cent Australian organic hydrolysed collagen derived from 100 per cent Australian grass-fed and pasture-raised cattle. Dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo and keto-friendly, these little capsules are particularly helpful for those of us with dietary requirements.
$59 at Organic Collagen Australia
Briar is the Beauty Editor at BEAUTYcrew. Her 'down for anything' attitude has resulted in more than a handful of hair transformations, and she doesn't mind being used as a guinea pig for the industry's most unusual products and treatments. Her work has also appeared on Refinery29, Girlfriend and beautyheaven.