Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is this Halaal?

Yes, we are Halaal registered with MJC and all of our products are Halaal certified.

Q: What do collagen peptides do?

Taking collagen peptides has a host of positive benefits. By increasing your body's collagen levels, you can improve your skin’s appearance, reduce joint pain and soothe your gut’s lining (incredible for anyone with digestive issues). It can further support your metabolism and promote growth and strengthening of your hair and nails.

Q: Are collagen peptides vegetarian?

NO, collagen is made from connective tissue, cartilage or skin. Collagen is not found in plants.

Q: When is the best time to take collagen?

We recommend taking your collagen in the morning and evening before bed (as the body repairs and regenerates as we sleep- collagen is also fantastic for deeper sleep and better sleep quality).

Q: Why is powder over pills recommended?

Simply put, the daily dosage would mean 10 capsules per day at 2g per capsule which is simply too much to expect from consumers in terms of product compliance which is why we recommend taking the daily dosage in any beverage because is dissolves seamlessly and is therefore much easier to consume this way.

Q: Does OceaGlow smell and taste like fish?

No, it does not. Unlike fish oils which can have a ‘fishy’ after taste and smell, marine collagen does not have a taste or smell of fish as the oils are removed during the processing stage. The OceaGlow unflavoured even has a slight sweet taste which is due to the added ingredients, like Vitamin C.

Q: Can I take bovine and marine collagen together?

Yes. Many people choose to take both marine and bovine collagen together to maximize their benefits. You can take them together at the same time or at different times during the day as preferred.

Q: What type of collagen is OceaGlow Marine Collagen?

Marine Collagen is Type I collagen. Marine collagen is comes from fish and is derived from the scales, skin and bones.

Q: What is the difference between OceaGlow and Glow From within?

OceaGlow is derived from marine collagen while Glow From Within is derived from bovine. Glow From Within is 100% pure hydrolyzed collagen while OceaGlow also contains other key ingredients that target skin and anti-ageing. OceaGlow comes in a variety of flavours as well as an unflavoured option.

Q: Can you take collagen supplements while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Collagen is fantastic for pregnancy and breastfeeding as it is a natural protein that is already found in your body and synthesized by the body.
It can help to avoid stretch marks and hair loss during and after pregnancy. We do advise that you first consult your professional healthcare provider. However, our slimming products or specifically our OceaGlow and Libido products aren't recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Q: What type of Collagen is Glow From Within and BodyGold and where does Motherkind derives its collagen from?

Our collagen is bovine which is type 1 and type 3 collagen. It is imported from Brazil where is goes through a high level hydrolization process.