VERISOL® for Skin Health: Is It Really Better Than Botox?

VERISOL® is a type of Bioactive Collagen Peptide that’s been clinically proven to stimulate collagen and slow the skin aging process in 3 unique ways…

By Dr. Chad Walding

December 18, 2022

VERISOL® for Skin Health: Is It Really Better Than Botox?

Considering botox, but aren’t wanting to end up on the next season of Botched?

Well, there may be another (more natural) way to eliminate wrinkles and get your youthful glow back…

No needles, injections, or plastic surgeons are necessary. All you need is a special type of collagen supplement: VERISOL®.

In this article, you’ll learn what VERISOL® is, and how it can completely transform the vitality of your skin.

Did you know that by the time you turn 80 years old, collagen production has decreased by nearly 68%? (1). To put that in perspective, your skin starts out with 70 to 80% collagen! (2).

In the illustration below, you can see that the collagen fibers in younger skin are still intact and tightly woven together. This provides strength and support to your skin—making it look plump, glowing, and wrinkle-free.

Compare this to older skin (those 80+), and the collagen fibers have now deteriorated. This means that the skin no longer has the strength and support that it once had, which is why skin sags, wrinkles emerge, and skin appears dull and dehydrated.

Illustration showing the difference between collagen when someone is young (18-29 years old) versus when they're older (80+ years old).

Luckily, the skin’s aging process can be slowed down significantly. All you need is something that helps stimulate your body to produce more collagen…

That thing: VERISOL®.


VERISOL® is a type of Bioactive Collagen Peptide powder that is clinically proven to stimulate three essential types of protein in your skin cells: collagen, proteoglycan, and elastin.

As you can see from the graphic below, collagen and elastin both decrease with age, which negatively impacts your epidermis—the outermost layer of your skin. Your epidermis is what’s responsible for keeping your body hydrated, protecting your skin from UV radiation, alerting your immune system when harmful bacteria land on your skin, and more.

Illustration showing the difference between younger skin and older skin.

When the epidermis thins, the skin appears thinner, paler, and almost clear. This loss of strength and elasticity in the skin is what leads to wrinkles, crow’s feet, undereye bags, and sagging skin.

For individuals under 50 years old, the skin renews itself every 28 days (3). This constant shedding of the epidermis is the reason why scars and blemishes eventually fade with time. But as you age, this process slows down—for older adults, it takes about 40 to 60 days to completely renew the epidermis.

This slower regeneration can lead to an accumulation of dead skin cells, making the skin look dull, dry, and tired. (This is also why aging spots, or “liver spots”, appear with age—since your skin doesn’t shed dead skin cells as quickly.)

Luckily, you have more control over this than you may think. And no—it doesn’t involve botox! This, my friend, is where VERISOL® can make all the difference…

3 Science-Backed Skin Benefits of VERISOL®

VERISOL® is a type of Bioactive Collagen Peptide made specifically for your skin. By stimulating collagen and elastin production in the epidermis, VERISOL® counteracts skin aging and improves the appearance of skin.

Here are 3 different research-backed ways that VERISOL® improves skin health…

1. Skin Elasticity

In a 2012 study involving 69 women aged 35 to 55, participants received either 2.5 grams or 5 grams of VERISOL® or a placebo daily for 8 weeks. Their skin elasticity, moisture, hydration, and roughness were observed (4).

After just 8 weeks, skin elasticity greatly improved in the groups taking collagen peptides, especially in women over 50 years old. What’s interesting is that there wasn’t a significant difference between the two dosages of collagen taken, meaning that a little (2.5 grams) can go a long way.

Line graph showing the difference between two groups of participants taking VERISOL® Bioactive Collagen Peptides. One group took 2.5 grams a day for 8 weeks while the other group took 5 grams a day for 8 weeks.

2. Eye Wrinkles

In one 2014 study, 108 women aged 45 to 65 were split into two groups: one group took 2.5 grams of VERISOL® daily for 8 weeks while the other group took a placebo. Eye wrinkles, along with the amount of type 1 collagen, elastin, and fibrillin (three different types of proteins) were analyzed (5).

After just 4 weeks of supplementation, the deepness of one’s eye wrinkles (i.e. crow’s feet) decreased by 7.2%. After 8 weeks, that number nearly tripled to 20.1%.

Now those numbers are just the averages…the best outcome of this study was a nearly 50% reduction in eye wrinkles!

Before and after pictures of two different participants taking 2.5 grams of VERISOL® daily for 8 weeks.

Now you may be wondering, “How can half of my wrinkles go away just by taking one supplement?”

Well, there were three other metrics that this study uncovered that can answer this: the increase of type 1 collagen, elastin, and fibrillin after 8 weeks. Here are the numbers…

  • Type 1 Collagen increased 65%
  • Elastin increased 18%
  • Fibrillin increased 6%

When there’s a higher level of these three proteins, skin looks fuller and plumper and essentially “fills in” your wrinkles.

Line chart showing the increase of procollagen type I, elastin, and fibrillin after 8 weeks of supplementing with either VERISOL® or a placebo daily.

For those NOT taking a collagen supplement, wrinkle volume actually increased by 14.5% (yikes!). That’s a huge increase in just 8 weeks! This one statistic shows just how important it is to supplement with collagen as you age.

3. Cellulite

Did you know that cellulite affects 85% of women over the age of 20? (6). If you think you’re alone in this struggle, you’re not!

Cellulite resembles an orange peel or cottage cheese appearance and often appears on the thighs, buttocks, and abdomen. Fortunately, collagen can save the day—yet again.

In a study done in 2015, the cellulite of 97 women aged 24 to 50 years old was measured. One group took 2.5 grams of VERISOL® for 6 months while the other group took a placebo.

After just 3 months, those taking the collagen peptides saw a 5.3% decrease in cellulite. After 6 months, that number was 9%. This meant that when lying down, thighs were noticeably smoother, and when standing, there was less dimpling of the thigh.

In addition to these promising findings, skin waviness and dermal density also improved.

Before and after ultrasound photos of thigh cellulite in those taking either 2.5 grams of VERISOL® or a placebo for 6 months.

Where Can I Buy VERISOL®?

VERISOL® is a highly effective skincare supplement that has been proven time and time again through research to slow down aging and improve the appearance of skin.

At NativePath, we offer a unique collagen supplement that has 2.5 grams of VERISOL® for skin renewal and 5 grams of FORTIBONE® for bone strength. A win-win for aging gracefully!

Click here to get your jar of skin-loving, bone-renewing collagen.

Graphic showing the back of a NativePath Bone Health Collagen jar with the Supplement Facts zoomed in.


  • The outermost layer of the skin is called the epidermis. For younger individuals, skin (i.e. epidermis) can renew itself every 28 days. For adults over 50, however, it takes about 40 to 60 days (3). This is why skin starts to look thinner, paler, and duller as you get older.
  • VERISOL® is a type of Bioactive Collagen Peptide powder that is clinically proven to stimulate three essential types of protein in your skin cells: collagen, proteoglycan, and elastin—all of which decrease with age. This is important since 1) 70 to 80% of your skin is made of collagen, and 2) that number decreases by nearly 68% by the time you reach 80 years of age (12).
  • Whether you’re looking to improve skin elasticity, reduce eye wrinkles, or reduce the appearance of cellulite, taking 2.5 grams of VERISOL® can help.

Frequently Asked Questions

VERISOL® is sourced from bovine hides in South America.

Dr. Chad Walding
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Dr. Chad Walding

As a doctor of Physical Therapy, Senior Wellness Expert, and co-founder of NativePath, Dr. Walding has helped millions of people improve their quality of life from the inside out—by speaking, writing, and educating others on how to live life a little more #OnThePath.

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