Product Review: Otsuka Collagen C Jelly

Sunday, July 17, 2016

     Hello dearies! Sharing with you a review of Otsuka Collagen C Jelly anti-aging supplement. This product is a hot item in Japan and to those who have tried it, their experience was good. Before Cheska's online store sent me this product for a review, I've seen a pack of Otsuka Collagen C Jelly inside my sister's bag. She said that her college friend who goes to Japan for a vacation gave it to her.

    I was intrigued because it's new to me. Collagen in jelly stick form? Surprisingly, yes. From powder form and juice drinks, now comes jelly sticks! Will this type of collagen make it big here in our country in the anti-aging department? I've heard this type of collagen is famous in Japan because it's convenient to use and the fruity flavor makes it easier to consume. Full review details of Otsuka Collagen C Jelly below :)
Product Review: Otsuka Collagen C Jelly 
Otsuka Collagen C Jelly claims:

  • This beauty product is a hot item in Japan.
  • A beauty on the go product- convenient because it's individually packed.
  • Otsuka Collagen C Jelly contains 15,000 mg of low molecular weight collagen peptide. 
  • One week is all it takes to experience noticeably softer and more hydrated skin. 
  • With continued use, the vitamin C and amino acids will promote younger and healthier skin that radiates from within. 
  • This product contains 10.3 kcal per serving, a passionfruit flavored treat that fits your diet regimen.
  • Otsuka Collagen C Jelly is sugar-free, caffeine-free and preservatives-free.
Product Review: Otsuka Collagen C Jelly 
Otsuka Collagen C Jelly benefits:

  • Low molecular weight collagen peptide: provides essential amino acids to replenish and restructure the skin from within
  • Glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate: a component of cartilage, synergises with hyaluronic acid to support skin elasticity
  • Low molecular weight hyaluronic acid: a glycoprotein essential for the structural integrity of dermal matrix and a stimulant of collagen synthesis
  • Vitamin C: a necessary cofactor in collagen synthesis.
  • Royal jelly extract: highly nutritious fluid secreted by the bee
  • Low molecular weight polyphenol: derived from lychee and green tea, this antioxidant protects against the aging effects of UV rays and other environmental toxins.

Nutritional Information (PER 70 G = 1 BOX)
Energy 72 kcal
Fish collagen 15 000 mg
Protein 16 g
Glucosamine 100 mg
Lipid 0 g
Chondroitin sulphate 50 mg
Carbohydrates 8.6 g
Hyaluronic acid 10 mg
Sodium 21 mg
Royal jelly extract 25 mg
Vitamin C 100 mg
Low molecular weight
polyphenol 10 mg
Glucide 0 g
Caffeine 0 mg
Product Review: Otsuka Collagen C Jelly 
One box contains 31 jelly sticks 
size: 10g x 31pcs (31-day supply)

price: 1,080 php (Around $23.00+)

place bought: Free

instruction for use: Eat 1 jelly as dessert everyday. There's no specific time since the product's purpose is to make collagen consumption fun and exciting. 

 ingredients:  Fish collagen, Glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate, Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium, Vitamin C, Royal Jelly Extract, Polyphenol
Product Review: Otsuka Collagen C Jelly 
     Look at the color of the packaging, it's hot pink! My first impression when the box reached our doorsteps last month. Upon opening, I saw 31 jelly sticks that needs to be consumed as everyday dessert but at the back of my mind I was figuring out the taste. If you're a long time collagen supplement user, I assume that most of the collagen brands that you have tried in the market today have a fishy smell and taste. 
Product Review: Otsuka Collagen C Jelly 
     At first I was intimidated by the color of Otsuka Collagen C Jelly stick, I'm a bit hesitant to taste it because my sensitive nose smells something different. It smells fruit but there's a bit of fish smell. Without tasting the product, I can surely say it's collagen. As for the taste, I can say it's like blackcurrant to berry but again, there's an after taste like that of the regular collagen that I've tried and reviewed before but it was tolerable!

What I like:

  • Otsuka Collagen Jelly C is Japan FDA approved.
  • The packaging- it's very handy and travel-friendly.
  • It's wrap individually, convenient to bring anytime, anywhere.
  • This jelly stick form of collagen can be eaten any time of the day. It's perfect for snacks or dessert because it has a fruity flavor.
  • Best paired with glutathione to boost and speed up the whitening process. 
  • I didn't experience any discomforts like vomiting, headache, nausea, breakouts or whatsoever.
  • Otsuka Collagen C Jelly made my skin glowing even if there were times that I only have 4 hours of sleep.
  • Less hair fall and no more brittle nails.
  • It made my skin supple and hydrated. There are times that I don't need to use my favorite lotion.
  • My skin looks healthy and shiny- not the 'oil' type of shine, if you may ask.
  • Batch, manufacturing and expiry date printed on the package.

What I don't like:

  • The price- a bit steep for budget conscious individuals.
  • Not easily accessible.
Will I purchase? Yes, it's in the realm of possibility. I've already considered taking collagen supplement as part of my anti-aging regimen.

Recommendation:
     I give this a 4.75/5 rating. I guess it's because of the collagen content per stick. I made a computation based on what's written on the box (77,500 mg / 31 sticks) so I presume that each stick contains roughly around 2,500 mg of collagen and the required is around 3,000-5,000 mg a day especially if you're older let's say around 40 years old above. But I will still highly recommend this if you're around 25 years old and new to collagen supplements.

     As for the fine lines, pre-mature wrinkles, wrinkles, laugh lines and crow's feet, I'm lucky that I have a few of them that's unnoticeable as of the moment. While taking the supplement, I did not see a drastic change on their size, appearance etc but my skin felt a tight feeling so meaning less sagging of the skin. Again, it is best to see maximum results with continued use :) 

Have you heard or tried Otsuka Collagen C Jelly before?

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DISCLAIMER: This product was sent to me by Cheska's Online Store for review. The views expressed here are my honest opinion about the product. What works for me may not work for you or vice versa.

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