A new product in the BCN Cocktails line which, thanks to its three active ingredients, collagen, elastin and coenzyme Q10, makes the skin firmer, smoother and better hydrated, which results in a more youthful appearance. This product is intended to maintain the effects of natural collagen and elastin, molecules whose quantity diminishes with age. This effect is achieved by providing synthetic collagen and elastin, and at the same time, coenzyme Q10, which attenuates the loss of these molecules, and therefore also combats skin ageing.
Like the other products of the BCN Cocktails line, it can be mixed with other ingredients of the BCN Classics range, to adapt them to each skin type. Collagen is a protein that forms part of the dermal connective tissue and its function is to provide the skin with plumpness and elasticity. With the passage of the years, these fibres become more fragile and become smaller in diameter, resulting in a lack of elasticity and firmness in the skin. This is why the majority of cosmetics aim to regenerate this protein, in order to improve the skin: filling lines and wrinkles and reducing scars or any other structural dysfunction.
Elastin possesses a long chain of amino acids in which there are many sequences with hydrophobic amino acids, separated by other sequences that contain pairs of glycines and other small amino acids, such as lysine. It is this chain of hydrophobic amino acids that gives it its elastic properties, since it allows an arrangement into coiled structures, and lysine participates in the formation of helices, which are the points at which adjacent elastin molecules link together.
These two components, present in the product in hydrolysed form, are able to replace the effects of natural collagen and elastin which are gradually lost with age and they therefore maintain the elasticity characteristic of young skins.
Finally, coenzyme Q10, also known as ubiquinone, is known for its antioxidant properties and ability to inhibit the cell destruction caused by free radicals. Its continuous application is able to repair the damage that these harmful elements have caused to the skin and attenuate the deterioration of dermal collagen. As a result, the skin becomes stronger and more resistant to ageing, at the same time as existing expression