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7 of the best collagen gummies & alternatives 2022

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Looking for a different way to take your collagen?

We have compiled a list of our favourite collagen gummies and collagen alternatives from 2021 with the best customer ratings and the most innovative formulas – because we know not everyone’s a fan of powders and pills!

What is collagen?

Collagen plays a very important role in supporting our skin, hair, muscles, tendons and ligaments – it’s actually the most abundant protein found in our body!

We can already make collagen in our own bodies using the amino acids, vitamins and minerals in food and drinks.

The most collagen-rich foods tend to be animal products, with meats, fish and dairy products containing the most.

Unfortunately, as we age, our collagen production can decline, which is one reason why some people are turning to collagen supplements to top their production.

What does collagen do?

Collagen helps our skin retain elasticity and hydration – which is one of the reasons why our skin starts to sag and wrinkle when our bodies start producing less.

7 of the best collagen gummies & alternatives 2022

Without further ado, here are 7 of our favourite collagen gummies and other collagen alternatives of 2022, including:

  1. The best marine collagen gummies
  2. The best vegan collagen gummies
  3. The best collagen chewables
  4. The best collagen snack
  5. The best collagen effervescent tablets
  6. The best collagen drink
  7. The best liquid collagen sachets

Collagen gummies and chewable supplements

Perhaps the tastiest collagen supplements around, the following gummies and chewables are an amazing alternative for people who don’t like tablets or powders.

  1. The best marine collagen gummies

These strawberry-flavour bioglan collagen gummies prove marine collagen doesn’t have to leave you with a fishy taste in your mouth!

Each delicious serving contains 1000mg of hydrolysed marine collagen alongside biotin, selenium and vitamin C to help support your hair, skin and nails.

Key benefits

  • Enjoy 1000mg of hydrolysed marine collagen in each tasty strawberry-flavoured gummy
  • Also contains biotin, selenium, and vitamin C
  • Helps to support healthy hair, skin elasticity and strong nails

What our customers think

Juice77 – Love these xx – 5/5 stars

“I’ve been taking these for about 2 weeks I have already had two people compliment me on my skin!

I’m so chuffed as this why I brought them, to help my tired-looking skin. I feel like my eyes are less puffy too?

I only take one a day and I really feel like it’s making a difference. I will definitely keep taking them forever !!!!!”

Kika2019 – Unexpectedly good! – 5/5 stars

“Very tasty and effective way to healthy skin nails and hair!! Honestly after 1 pack of those tasty gummies I see a difference.”

  1. The best vegan collagen gummies

Vegan collagen can be hard to come across as most collagen supplements are made from animal sources like fish and cows.

Thankfully, Starpowa have swooped in to provide a solution for all you collagen-curious people out there!

These super tasty lemonade-flavour gummies have been formulated to help support your bodies natural collagen production.

Ingredients like BCAAs, bamboo and amino acids (including the important L-lysine) help with collagen production and skin elasticity.

Key benefits

  • Tasty lemonade-flavoured Starpowa collagen gummies clinically proven to promote natural collagen production in the body
  • Contains BCAAs, bamboo and an essential amino acid blend including L-lysine – a building block of collagen production that helps with skin elasticity
  • Vegan-friendly naturally flavoured and sweetened gummies with less than 0.2g of sugar per gummy

What our customers think

Mrsjo54 – Amazing product – 5/5 stars

“These gummies have definitely improved my skin it feels clearer and brighter. Starpowa has given me the confidence to be able to not wear makeup and feel good in my own skin.”

  1. The best collagen chewables

Enjoy inner health with an outer glow with Ellactiva Collagen & Immunity Gummies.

Formulated for men and women in their early twenties, these blackcurrant-flavour chewables are here to help support healthy hair, skin and nails, as well as immune function.

Each tasty chewy contains clinically tested and optimised bioactive collagen peptides, as well as vitamin C, selenium, zinc and soluble fibres.

Key benefits

  • Patented soft chew format that ensures maximum absorption and bioavailability with a gorgeous blackcurrant burst flavour
  • Contains clinically tested and optimised bioactive collagen peptides to support your skin, hair and nails
  • Also contains vitamin C, selenium, and zinc, and soluble fibres to help support normal immune function

What our customers think

Angel1 – Gorgeous taste – 5/5 stars

“So much easier to take, as I have issues taking tablets.”

Sidney – Great product – 4/5 stars

“I bought this a month ago so happy that I did. It’s a great product.”

CMcG – Nice flavour – 4/5 stars

“A nice way to take daily collagen, good flavour, nice and chewy but maybe not good if you have weak teeth! My skin has been better since taking collagen.”

Other collagen supplement alternatives

Not sold on the gummies? Check out these other innovative collagen formulas ready to spice up your supplementing routine.

  1. The best collagen snack

Snack your way to glowing skin without the guilt with these delicious beauty bites!

Each snack-size bar contains 3800mg of hydrolysed collagen peptides, 1 billion CFUs of live friendly bacteria, prebiotics and vitamins C and E. They’re low-cal too at only 124kcal per serving.

Simply pop them in your handbag and enjoy a dose of skin-supporting goodness wherever you go.

Key benefits

  • Each beauty bite contains 3800mg of hydrolysed collagen, 1 billion CFUs of live friendly bacteria, vitamins C and E, and prebiotics
  • Only 124kcal per serving so you can get glowing skin without the guilt - with no dried fruit for better absorption
  • Grab and go – these snack-size bites are perfect for popping in your bag and enjoying whenever it’s convenient for you

You can also enjoy them in the following flavours:

What our customers think

AmyTaylor – Perfect Treat – 5/5 stars

“These are my favourite flavour, so handy to have when out and about. Love how easy it is to keep up my beauty regime!”

Cuquix – Naughty treat – 5/5 stars

“Great little treat to have anywhere. Either at home with a cup of tea or on the go. Perfect size for your bag and just enough to satisfy that craving!”

Beverley1416 – Perfect treat – 5/5 stars

“Absolutely delicious yummy treat. Feel naughty but defo nice. Delish flavour.”

  1. The best collagen effervescent tablets

If you’re looking for a fizzy and delicious way to take your collagen – you’ve found it here in these collagen effervescent tablets by Bioglan.

Each serving contains 500mg of bioavailable type 1 marine collagen, as well as biotin, selenium and vitamin C for extra hair, skin and nail support.

And let’s not forget the beautiful berry taste!

Key benefits

  • Each tablet provides 500mg of readily absorbed hydrolysed marine collagen (type 1)
  • Makes a fizzy and delicious berry-flavour drink – no fishy taste!
  • Also contains biotin, selenium and vitamin C to help support healthy hair, firmer skin and strong nails

What our customers think

Ihpan – Collagen – 5/5 stars

“I took these Tablets for more than 2 weeks and I can see the change of my skin and hair. Really recommended!”

  1. The best collagen drink

If you’re a fan of strawberry milkshakes, you will love this collagen protein milk by UFIT!

Each tasty drink contains 5000mg of collagen, 12g protein, vitamins C & B, and just 112 calories.

It’s a perfect tasty solution to help support your hair, skin and nails with bioavailable collagen with added protein to support your muscles.

Key benefits

  • Not your ordinary milkshake – 5000mg of collagen, 12g protein + vitamins C and B
  • Delicious strawberry flavour you can truly enjoy any time, any where
  • Contributes to normal collagen formation that supports normal skin and cartilage function

What our customers think

Careful with money – Lovely way to get my daily dose of collagen! – 5/5 stars

“Lovely way to get my daily dose of Collagen! Great taste & handy size! Highly recommended!”

  1. The best liquid collagen sachets

These premium citrus-flavour collagen drinks by Revive make supplementing collagen a joy rather than a chore.

Each convenient sachet contains 8500mg of high-quality, hydrolysed marine collagen (type 1) with hyaluronic acid and aloe vera juice.

Key benefits

  • Each sachet is packed with 8,500mg of hydrolysed marine collagen plus added hyaluronic acid and aloe vera juice.
  • Super tasty citrus flavour with no added artificial flavours, colours or sugar – these sachets can be taken as a shot or added to hot or cold drinks.
  • Its handy sachet format means you can take it on the go any time of the day, plus its dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free, lactose-free, GMO-free or and nut-free

What our customers think

Manuka9 – Best collagen – 5/5 stars

“Best collagen I’ve used. The aftertaste is nice and lemony unlike the powder collagens. I can see results in making my skin plumper.”

Gaynor – Revive collagen amazing – 5/5 stars

“Absolutely the Best Buy after two weeks I can see differences in my skin my hair too I’m a menopausal woman and would highly recommend this product.”

Becky – Excellent product highly recommend it to others – 5/5 stars

“Very easy to take, I just drink from the convenient sachet. Only just started taking it, the first difference I’ve noticed is my hair and nails.”

The final say

We hope this guide has helped you find the best collagen gummies and alternatives for you. It’s not all tablets and powders – you know!

If you want to explore all of the different ways you can supplement collagen, make sure you check out the full collection here at H&B – 22 of the best collagen supplements.

You also asked...

What are collagen gummies?

Collagen gummies are a convenient and tasty way to supplement collagen – providing an amazing alternative to traditional tablets and powders

You will find many different types of collagen gummies and alternatives, from bovine, marine and even vegan-friendly formulas.

Are there any other unique collagen supplements?

Yes, there are lots of ‘unconventional’ and alternative ways to take collagen – something to suit everyone’s tastes, including:

  • Collagen drinks
  • Collagen chewies
  • Collagen snacks
  • Collagen effervescent tablets
  • Collagen milk

And more!

 

Do collagen gummies work?

Yes! Collagen gummies and other collagen alternatives work in the same way as other collagen supplements.

A lot of people prefer collagen gummies as they taste good and are very convenient – especially for you busy bees out there who want to take your collagen on the go.

You can simply pop a bottle of gummies in your bag to enjoy on the go – it couldn’t be easier or tastier! You don’t even need a drink of water to knock them back.

 

What are the side effects of taking collagen?

As they are usually made from foods we commonly eat like fish and meat, collagen supplements don’t tend to cause many side effects

However, if you have any food allergies like shellfish, fish, dairy or eggs you should choose your supplement carefully and use with caution. Make sure you always check the labels for allergy information.

 

The advice in this article is for information only and should not replace medical care. Please check with your GP or healthcare professional before trying any supplements, treatments or remedies. Food supplements must not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.

Last updated: 24 November 2021

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