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Meet Plant Collagen: Your daily beauty blend

Your plant-based, vegan and natural alternative to collagen for better skin health daily, made with Astrion ®.

What is all the fuss about collagen? 🌱

Most of us have heard of collagen and know that collagen supplements are hugely popular to support healthy hair, skin and nails.

What is collagen? What does collagen do?

Collagen is a natural substance which our bodies produce in plentiful amounts until around our mid-twenties, when this starts to slow down.

In fact, we lose around 1% of collagen every year over this age - which is a huge contributor to the visible signs of ageing.

It's the building block for connective tissues, joints and skin - which means that when we stop producing as much, these can all suffer.

Collagen provides strength and structure, but specifically to skin can help to improve firmness, hydration and appearance - combatting the visible signs of ageing.

The Problem with Conventional Collagen Supplements 🧐

The solution is to increase your dietary intake of collagen, but this is an animal-based product which means it is unsuitable for vegetarians and vegans (as it is sourced from marine collagen or bovine collagen).

It's also rare to come across a good food source of collagen - unless you regularly consume things like bone broth and offal.

What's more, most collagen supplements tend to be bulked out with other non-nutritive ingredients such as fillers, artificial ingredients and flavourings. 

So what about those of us looking for a natural, plant-based collagen?

Collagen Boosters & Builders 🔍

There are lots of collagens or collagen ‘boosters’ on the market. The majority of these are marine or bovine collagens - which means they come from animals, usually either cattle or the skin of fish.

Aside from animal collagen, there are vegan collagen products out there. We can't get actual collagen from plants, but these products usually contain a spectrum of nutrients which are included to support natural collagen synthesis in the body. Hence they're often called 'collagen boosters' or 'collagen builders'. However you’ll often find they are bulked out with other ingredients that hold little nutritional value or benefit.

With Plant Collagen, you will find clinically studied ingredients proven to increase our ability to produce more collagen and hyaluronic acid. Improving skin hydration, hair growth, reducing fine lines & blemishes, to ultimately give you that natural daily glow! Per serving of Plant Collagen there is over 178% of your daily recommended Vitamin C too.

A Rheal game changer for skin health 🙌

Given this, what is the answer for getting all the amazing benefits of the best collagen - but in a natural and plant-based format?

We've created a Plant Collagen blend that's 100% natural and vegan, but does not compromise on the amazing results when compared to animal collagen.

Unlike collagen boosters and collagen builders, our unique blend of superfood ingredients has been clinically proven to improve skin's firmness, hydration and elasticity by directly increasing collagen synthesis - just like the real deal.

The ingredients in our Plant Collagen actively support skin health from within, through the internal production of both collagen itself and also hyaluronic acid.

Does vegan collagen work?

Whilst other vegan collagens contain a beneficial mix of nutrients designed to boost collagen synthesis overall, Rheal Plant Collagen ingredients have been proven in human studies to:

✅ Increase collagen and hyaluronic acid levels in skin

✅ Support glucosamine and proline absorption

✅ Reduce collagen breakdown in cells

✅ Slow the breakdown of both collagen & elastin in skin

This is all thanks to our wonder ingredient Astrion®. Plant Collagen is the only product which can bring you all the benefits of collagen - in a natural and vegan friendly format.

Together with the additional beautifying benefits of our other superfood ingredients, Plant Collagen is your natural solution to unlocking your full beauty potential from within.


Meet your daily beauty blend 🌸

Rheal Plant Collagen is your daily dose of skin-loving nutrients, with natural superfood ingredients chosen to help you rediscover your natural glow from within.

💚 Naturally boosts Collagen & Hyaluronic Acid

💚 Daily Vitamin C - 142 mg Vitamin C per serving (178% Reference Intake)

💚 Gluten-Free & Coeliac Friendly

💚 Vegan Friendly - With clinically proven results using human studies, not animals

💚 Just 17 calories per serving - Easily added to any meal or drink to support your daily beauty routine

It contains ingredients which are proven to boost your levels of Collagen, Vitamin C and Hyaluronic Acid - the Holy Trinity of skin health!

  • Collagen is the main protein found in skin, and helps to improve skin's firmness and appearance

  • Vitamin C contributes to collagen formation for the normal function of skin, and also helps to absorb collagen from our diet

  • Hyaluronic Acid binds moisture to collagen, helping to improve skin hydration and elasticity


💡 You may have heard of Hyaluronic Acid before, as it is often used in skin creams and topical moisturisers - but studies have shown that in comparison, Hyaluronic Acid supplements yield much better results compared with applying this to your skin


Plant Collagen


Rheal Superfoods Plant Collagen Blend 🌸

Here is a breakdown of the skin-loving goodness you'll find in every spoonful of Rheal Plant Collagen.

  • Lucuma 🥭

Lucuma is a type of fruit which looks a little like a mango. It contains a rich source of antioxidants, which help to protect skin from oxidative stress. This helps our skin to bounce back from environmental stressors like pollution, which can have a negative impact on skin health. Lucuma is also a natural source of Vitamin C, which naturally boosts collagen absorption.

  • Pea Protein 🫛

High protein foods nurture collagen production as they contain a source of amino acids - the individual building blocks of collagen. Pea protein is not only vegan friendly but contains a balanced profile of all 9 essential amino acids (which we need to get from our diet, as we cannot make them in the body).

  • Pink Pitaya 💗

Pitaya, also known as Dragon Fruit, is indigenous to Mexico and the Pacific Coast. We use the vibrant pink/red pitaya which gives the powder its natural pink colour. Like Lucuma, Pink Pitaya is a natural source of skin loving antioxidants and Vitamin C, it also contains hydrating compounds which help to moisturise skin from within.

  • Acerola 🍒

Acerola is known as an 'astringent' which means that it has properties which shrink or constrict body tissue. This is good news for skin health, as it helps to tighten the skin and reduce visible signs of ageing such as sagging skin and wrinkles. It is rich in antioxidants and hydrating polysaccharides. Studies have also shown that acerola cherries protect fibroblasts - cells which make up connective tissue and skin.

  • Astrion ® 🍃

Astrion ® is a patented plant-based ingredient which was formulated to support skin health through the internal production of Collagen and Hyaluronic Acid. It contains Astragalus Root and Centella Asiatica which have been shown to support firm, smooth and hydrated skin. Astrion® is the hero ingredient in our Rheal Plant Collagen blend, so more on this below!

  • Bamboo Extract 🎋

Silica, specifically Bamboo Silica, is an important mineral that supports our ability to produce more collagen for healthier skin. The silica from Bamboo is believed to help the body absorb more essential minerals too. The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of bamboo extracts help to heal skin damage from within, to reduce the blemishes we see in the mirror.


Rheal Plant Collagen also contains no sweeteners or added flavours - just 100% superfoods. It is free from gluten, dairy, sweeteners, fillers, flavourings and anything artificial 🎉

Astrion ® Extract: Your skin's (natural) secret weapon ✨

Each 5g serving of Plant Collagen contains 250 mg Astrion®  - a highly purified extract consisting of Astragalus Root and Centella Asiatica, which is clinically proven to enhance skin's firmness and hydration.

What's more, Astrion® is a fully plant-based ingredient which is entirely natural - nothing artificial or lab created here. That's not just an ethical choice, but a better one for your body - which has evolved to better absorb & utilise natural ingredients.

Is Vegan collagen effective?

Clinical trials have proven that Astrion® helps to increase collagen production in the skin. In human subjects, Astrion® supplementation was found to increase the production of collagen and hyaluronic acid, as well as improve proline and glucosamine absorption.

What's more, Astrion® slowed the breakdown of both collagen and elastin in skin cells - reducing the loss of collagen at the same time as boosting natural production.

These properties combined help to repair damage to skin at the same time as increasing collagen production for amazing results - with one study demonstrating visible improvements to blemishes, skin tone and even wrinkles within 30 days of consistent supplementation.

How to enjoy Plant Collagen 🥄

You can enjoy all of the benefits of Astrion® and our other skin-loving superfoods in a daily serving of Rheal Plant Collagen.

Plant Collagen is a powdered superfood blend which is super versatile and can be mixed into most food and drinks to bring you its daily benefits.

It is neutral in flavour with a subtle sweetness from Lucuma and Pink Pitaya. You can add Plant Collagen to:


🍓 Smoothies

🍊 Fresh juices

🌱 Healthy recipes

With the optimal serving of each ingredient in every 5g serving, as well as 250mg Astrion® - Rheal Plant Collagen is your daily skin health solution.

Plant Collagen also has a gorgeous, vivid pink colour which looks amazing in recipes - and best of all this is 100% natural 😍

We just know you're going to love it as much as we do! 💗

Rheal Plant Collagen


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2. Hong M.J. et al. Inhibitory effect of Astragalus membranaceus root on matrix

3. metalloproteinase-1 collagenase expression and procollagen destruction in ultraviolet B-irradiated human dermal fibroblasts by suppressing nuclear factor kappa-B activity. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2013; 65(1):142-8.

4. B Chen, etc. Astragaloside IV controls collagen reduction in photoaging skin. Molecular medicine reports 11: 3344-3348, 2015.

5. Lee J et al. Asiaticoside induces human collagen I synthesis through TGFbeta receptor I kinase (TbetaRI kinase)- independent Smad signaling. Planta Med 2006; 72: 324-328.

6. A Shukla, etc. In vitro and in vivo wound healing activity of asiaticoside isolated from Centella asiatica. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 65 (1999) 1–11.

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