We like this new fountain of youth.

Words by

Roula Abi Dib

Ladies, put that botox brochure down and listen up.

The fine people at Warner Leisure Hotels have commissioned culinary creatives, Bompas and Parr, for a special new project: Anti-AGin.

Aside from having a punny name, this is super exciting because a) it's a new brand of gin and b) it promises to be anti-ageing. You had us at gin.

The spirit contains a cocktail of age-defying botanicals and drinkable collagen. It claims to smooth sun damage, even out cellulite and stop scars from forming. 

“We’ve stayed true to the principles of a classic gin, but given it a rejuvenating boost through these unusual botanicals that channel the fountain of youth,” said Bompas & Parr co-founder, Harry Parr.

But the big question is, does it actually work?

A study published last year by Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology found that orally ingesting collagen will improve skin ageing. 

Unfortunately, the study only involved 33 women, which means it’s not a large enough study to consider the results irrefutable.

Fortunately, we’ll take any excuse to end our week with one (or six) Gin & Tonics. And if we’re going to drink anyway, why not switch to a spirit that’ll potentially save us on expensive facials? 

Anti-AGin is priced at £34.99 ($67 AUD) and is available for purchase from Drinking Supermarket.



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