Found: The Most Line-Plumping Collagen Creams

Here's the thing: Collagen is having a *very long* moment, (especially where the ingestible variety is concerned). But in all honesty, and because we never want to feed you misinformation here at Byrdie, the jury is still out on whether or not collagen as a skincare ingredient packs the plumping punch we've been led to believe it does. Sure, the best collagen creams definitely won't hurt your complexion in any way, and as celebrity esthetician Renée Rouleau confirms, collagen itself may bolster and encourage your hydration efforts. But does it possess the magic to actually regenerate or transform your skin all on its own? Probably not.

That being said, when paired with strategic skincare technology and other helpful ingredients like vitamins, antioxidants, and acids, the best collagen creams can definitely help stave off premature aging, damage, and other possible skin woes. So while collagen creams may not yield results rivaling an in-office treatment overnight, we have discovered a crop of products supercharged with multiple ingredients and benefits which, when combined with collagen, may help maintain and improve the current state of your complexion. Ahead, nine of the best collagen creams Byrdie editors can get behind. Keep reading!