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What is the shelf life of Vida Glow?
All Vida Glow Marine Collagen products have a shelf life of 3 years. All Vida Glow Beauty powders have a shelf life of 2 years. The best before date can be found on the bottom of the container with the batch number and production date.
MARINE COLLAGEN: Store in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight and moisture.
BEAUTY POWDERS: Refrigerate after opening. Reseal after each use & consume within 90 days of opening.
WHICH PACKAGE/ PRODUCT IS RIGHT FOR ME?
This depends on what results you are looking for, and how quickly you’d like to see changes from taking our supplement.
Generally speaking though, the dosage recommendations for marine collagen are:
LEVEL 1 - 1 PACK
Perfect for those who are after a natural boost to their body’s collagen production and want to get a step ahead in maintaining their healthy hair, skin and nails.
- 1 serving a day (3g scoop or one sachet)
LEVEL 2 - 2 PACKS
Aimed at those with the first signs of fine lines and wrinkles, weak nails and fine hair. Enjoy more youthful looking, clear and smooth skin – as well as added volume and shine to your hair. Also assists in strengthening splitting nails.
- 2 servings a day, one in the morning and one in the evening.
LEVEL 3 - 3 PACKS
This is our Beauty Overhaul Package, for those with wrinkles, very fine hair, a dull complexion and brittle nails. Very popular with Brides or anyone who is looking for a real ‘pick me up’.
- 3 servings a day, one in the morning, one at lunch, and one in the evening.
Our convenient pre-measured 3g sachets or the loose powder scoop can be blended into your morning cereal, porridge, water, juice, or your favourite food or drink. Vida Glow's marine collagen is heat stable so can be stirred into tea or coffee.
Remember to keep Vida Glow in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight, and moisture.
Since Vida Glow beauty powders are available in all new-powerful and effective formulas; each designed to focus on a different area of beauty and wellbeing this means you can choose a powder according to your wellness needs.
We have provided more information per Beauty Powder within the ‘description’ section of each Beauty Powder product page.
Add one scoop of Vida Glow Beauty Powders to one cup of water (or beverage of your choice). If substituting water for another beverage we recommend coconut water or a plant-based milk (almond, cashew, or coconut) that does not contain added refined sugars. Keep in mind this will change the nutritional profile of your drink.
Shake or blend well. You can also add it to a smoothie. This is optional as when formulating our Beauty Powders we made sure it tastes great just in water!
Vida Glow Beauty Powders are suitable for vegetarians.
Where is Vida Glow marine collagen sourced from?
Vida Glow's marine collagen is sustainably sourced French collagen derived from the scales of ocean fish.
We have worked diligently to ensure our marine collagen is from clean, ethical and sustainable sources. Each new batch of our marine collagen undergoes stringent testing for heavy metals and contaminants prior to being available for purchase.
Vida Glow guarantees that our products are 100% fit for human consumption.
All Vida Glow products are made and packed in Australia. Our testing occurs in a NATA certified laboratory in Sydney, Australia and is one of the largest food testing companies in the world.
In addition to the above accreditation our the laboratory we use has the below accreditations:
- AQSIQ Certification (194)
- CNAS Accreditation (L3783)
- CPSC Registration (1081)
- UKAS Accreditation (430) - Inspection
- UKAS Accreditation (7660) – Testing
Notified Body (2141)
Our products feature a careful selection of superfoods, fruits, vegetables, seeds, algae, plant fibres, roots, purifying herbs, digestive enzymes and many more to ensure only the best and purest ingredients for maximum efficacy.
All ingredients work in synergy. Every ingredient is included for a reason: recognised and absorbed by the body for optimal results.
Where do I enter my discount voucher or gift card voucher number?
Voucher codes are entered during our super simple checkout process. Refer to the graphic below for specific details.
Do you offer free shipping?
We offer free shipping for orders over $50 to customers living in the USA. For orders under $50 we charge $5.
Should I take Vida Glow on a daily basis?
Yes, Vida Glow's Marine Collagen is a supplement that is designed for everyday use. Being a natural product it is completely fine to take on a daily basis. In fact you’ll see faster and more effective results by including it into your daily routine. Consuming Vida Glow's marine collagen daily will result in firmer, more even toned, hydrated and healthier looking skin.
Your hair and nails will also greatly benefit from daily consumption of Vida Glow. You’ll notice your hair thickening and strengthening, transforming thin hair, as well as achieving a faster growth rate. This also applies to your nails as marine collagen supplementation replenishes collagen levels in your body leading to stronger and healthier nails, significantly improving weak or brittle nails.
We highly recommend daily use to stimulate your body’s natural collagen production.
The Beauty Powders is also recommended for daily use since each powder is targeted at everyday health, wellness and beauty needs. .
What are the side effects of taking Vida Glow?
There are four possible side effects of taking Marine Collagen:
- Gastrointestinal upset, this occurs when 10 grams or more is being consumed daily, which we do not recommend. The highest recommended dosage of Vida Glow is 9 grams through the Love Package.
- A lingering after taste or smell for approximately 30 minutes after consumption. If you experience this we would recommend stirring Vida Glow into a juice, shake or smoothie, and avoiding it in plain water.
- Hypersensitivity reactions can result as a side effect of taking marine collagen supplements. Hypersensitivity reactions happen as an abnormal response of the immune system against allergens, such as food, drugs and supplements. Collagen supplements that come from ocean fish or other marine sources may cause an allergic reaction, usually in the form of a skin rash. Please note that this is not serious, unless you have an allergy to fish, and usually subsides once you stop consuming the supplement.
- Decreased appetite.
Has Vida Glow been tested for quality and safety?
Yes, laboratory tests are carried out on the product for safety and quality in Sydney, Australia. Tests are conducted on microbiology, nutrition and heavy metals (e.g. mercury). Tests confirm that Vida Glow is 100% safe for human consumption.
Vida Glow marine collagen does not contain any shark fin, dolphin, whale, crustaceans or shellfish.
Vida Glow is not recommended for people who have allergies to fish.
What is Collagen?
Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body, making up approximately 75%, and it is the substance that holds the whole body together.
Collagen is most commonly found in the skin, bones and connective tissue within the body, providing structural support, strength and a degree of elasticity (in combination with elastin). In particular, collagen can be found in the extracellular matrix - an intricate network of macromolecules that determine the physical properties of body tissues.
In the dermis - collagen helps form a fibrous network, upon which new cells can grow. Collagen is also required in the replacement and restoration of dead skin cells.
Collagen production naturally declines with age, reducing the structural integrity of the skin and leading to sagging skin, the formation of lines and wrinkles and the weakening of cartilage in joints.
Collagen is secreted by a variety of different cells, but primarily by connective tissue cells. While young, the body consistently produces collagen, but collagen synthesis begins to decline with age. As the fibroblasts cells responsible for producing collagen naturally decrease due to ageing, the visible signs of ageing become more prominent.
Marine Collagen derived from fish scale contains high amounts of amino acids and peptides involved in formation of collagen and elastin.
How does Vida Glow work?
Vida Glow marine collagen works from within to promote optimal skin function. Our low molecule weight hydrolysed collagen peptide powder is highly bioavailable, meaning that it has a high absorption rate above 90%. Once the collagen is absorbed, it is passed through the lining of the stomach and is absorbed by the bloodstream. It is then distributed through blood vessels to the dermis, the deeper layer of the skin, stimulating fibroblast proliferation and increasing the body’s natural production of collagen.
Our hydrolysed collagen powder also triggers the HAS2 receptors in the dermis responsible for the production of hyaluronic acid, aiding skin hydration. Vida Glow marine collagen also improves skin elasticity by increasing the density of fibroblasts, which are the cells responsible for rebuilding connective tissues.
Being a natural supplement, Vida Glow is a non-invasive and effective solution to nourish your hair, skin and nails.
Vida Glow beauty powders are available in all new-powerful and effective formulas; each designed to focus on a different area of wellbeing, supporting Vida Glow’s multidimensional approach to beauty.
Beauty Cleanse: Designed to revive and purify your body to combat processed food and everyday toxic
Beauty Greens: With the inclusion of 28 key nutrients, including prebiotics and probiotics, the Beauty Greens’ Pineapple & Mint flavoured blend has been designed to help alkalise the body to promote and support digestion, balance, immunity and wellbeing overloads, this delicious and powerful blend combines 22 nutrients to aid the detoxification process.
Beauty Mind: Containing the clinically proven KSM–66, this blend supports energy and mental stamina while reducing tiredness and fatigue, allowing you to be the best version of yourself. Beauty Mind is a great source of Vitamin C, B6, B12 and Zinc.
Beauty Recovery: A magnesium, protein and vitamin-rich blend to support training goals and electrolyte balance. In a tasty Banana & Cinnamon flavour, this powerful cocktail of highly bioavailable superfoods helps recharge and protect against everyday stressors.
Beauty Skin: A delicious nutrient-dense blend for cell protection from free radical damage, to repair and maintain healthy hair, skin and nails. In a delectable Cacao Maple flavour, Beauty Skin contains 16 powerful organic nutrients including prebiotics and probiotics to support digestion.
Beauty Sleep: A calming Vanilla Chai flavoured blend containing Masala Chai, Aquamin and 72 other trace minerals to alleviate interferences for a restful sleep.
WHEN WILL I SEE/ FEEL RESULTS?
According to scientific research and clinical trials, you can expect to see results in 3 – 4 weeks of taking the product on a daily consecutive level. At this time skin becomes more hydrated, followed by a reduction in fine lines and wrinkles in 6 weeks. By the 9th week mark you’ll see a noticeable increase in skin elasticity and firmness.
Most of our customers have seen changes in 4 – 6 weeks in skin, hair and nails, with some achieving results in as little as 2 weeks.
We recommend taking Vida Glow's marine collagen daily, to allow for best results to be achieved.
Taking 6 – 9 grams a day (2 – 3 sachets or scoops) will accelerate results. If you are taking more than one serving per day, be sure to spread them out, rather than taking all servings at once, this ensures maximum absorption.
You can expect to see an impact from taking Vida Glow’s beauty powders typically 4 weeks and may even start seeing results in as little as 1-2 weeks.
We recommend taking Vida Glow's beauty powders daily, to allow for best results to be achieved. Since each Beauty Powder is designed to focus on a different area of area of wellbeing the benefits and results vary according to which Beauty powder you have taken. You can learn more about the product benefits within the 'Benefits' tab on each product page.
What are the Shipping Costs and expected delivery timeframes?
For customers from USA, Canada and Australia our shipping price is $5.00 for orders under $50 and free for orders $50 and above. For customers from all other countries listed below our shipping price is $10.00 for orders under $100 and free for orders $100 and above. All our prices are in USD.
For customers from the below Asian/Middle East/African countries we offer free shipping for orders $100 and above and $10 flat rate shipping for orders under $100:
Registered post is usually delivered within 3 – 10 days and has a tracking number.
Express post is usually delivered within 1 – 2 business days and also has a tracking number.
You will receive your tracking number via email. Please contact the carrier service to follow up the status of your parcel. Contact us if you require any further assistance. Given we have local offices in USA, Canada, Hong Kong & Australia your parcels will be shipped with both reliable and efficient postage services.
Can I track my order?
For the majority of countries we ship to we use a premium postage carrier with full online tracking services available. If your chosen shipping method includes tracking you will receive an automatic email with your tracking link as soon as it becomes available from the shipping carrier.
Please keep in mind that although Vida Glow ships all orders out within 24 business hours often the shipping carrier's do not feed the tracking links back to us for 24-48 hours from dispatch.
I haven't got my confirmation email and/or shipping email?
Our order confirmation and shipping emails are sent out automatically.
They are emailed to the email address used at checkout. Often customers forget their PayPal is linked to an old email address - please be sure to check your PayPal email if you believe you have not received the email linked to your order.
Please remember to check your Junk or Spam folders as a small percentage of our emails can end up there (if this is the case please make sure you move vidaglow.co to the approved list within your email inbox).
CAN VIDA GLOW BE USED WHILST PREGNANT OR BREASTFEEDING?
Vida Glow's marine collagen is a natural marine collagen protein, with no serious side effects; however, it is not recommended during pregnancy.
The good news is that you will be able to start taking Vida Glow's marine collagen again once your baby is born, and whilst breastfeeding. The hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy are varied with many women noting the unwanted changes in the quality of their hair, skin and nails. Vida Glow can help rejuvenate your skin after childbirth and improve the condition of hair and nails.
The Vida Glow Beauty Powders are developed for everyday human consumption. However, we recommend that you consult with your healthcare professional before offering our products to children / consuming whilst pregnant or breastfeeding.