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Seattle company launches collagen clothing to boost skin

Women have long sought the secret to youthful skin, but according to one futuristic fashion label they may have been looking in all the wrong places.

Buki is urging women to swap their lotions and potions for wearable beauty with its new capsule range which is infused with youth-boosting collagen.

The Seattle-based brand, which ships internationally including to the UK, recently introduced its ‘revolutionary’ Collagen Collection featuring scarves, tops, hoodies and even a pillow cover.

Starting at $98 (£77), the  ‘revolutionary’ clothing contains collagen peptides, and boasts UV protection and anti-odor properties – and promises to give ‘supple’ skin.   

A hoodie from Seattle-based fashion label Buki, who are urging women to swap their lotions and potions for wearable beauty with their new capsule range infused with collagen

The machine-washable fabric used to make the pieces contain marine-sourced collagen in the body of the fiber and manufacturers claim it relays moisture directly onto the skin, keeping it feeling hydrated all day.

The peptides are also designed to work as a natural deoderant, while the material is UPF50, shielding skin from UVA and UVB rays. 

Buki – which means ‘protect and defend’ in Japanese and refers to the fabric’s thermoregulation, moisture-management, dynamic stretch and recovery.

A $168 (£132) turtleneck jumper infused with collagen. It is part of a new range from Buki, who claim their clothing relays moisture directly onto the skin, keeping it feeling hydrated all day

A $168 (£132) turtleneck jumper infused with collagen. It is part of a new range from Buki, who claim their clothing relays moisture directly onto the skin, keeping it feeling hydrated all day

Buki's $178 (£140) collagen hoodie, which contains collagen peptides, boasts UV protection and anti-odor properties - and promises to give 'supple' skin

Buki’s $178 (£140) collagen hoodie, which contains collagen peptides, boasts UV protection and anti-odor properties – and promises to give ‘supple’ skin

A key piece in the range is its $178 (£140) collagen hoodie, which comes in navy and black, and features thumb holes to keep arms covered in the complexion-boosting cloth.

Fans of the range can also snap up a flattering scoop neck top, a turtleneck, v-neck and even a lightweight scarf. 

A spokesperson for Buki told MailOnline that the collection was receiving ‘a lot of attention’ globally and described it as ‘the perfect intersection of beauty, fashion, and wellness’. 

How does collagen help give you youthful skin?

Collagen is found in our muscles, bones, joints, and tendons and because collagen contributes to healthy hair and strong nails, and makes up to 75 percent of our skin.

The body’s production of collagen starts decreasing from our mid-20s by about one per cent per year.

It can’t stop ageing if you take collagen supplements but there are some studies that do show an improvement to skin with the supplementation of collagen. 



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