In addition to retinoids, antioxidants and hydroxyacids such as glycolic acid, peptides show efficacy in preventing and treating premature skin aging. Peptides are power-packed and are proven to successfully treat a variety of skin concerns. They're a big buzz word because they work; generating results and helping your skin look younger and behave better.
Peptides are cell messengers that nourish, repair, and send neural-messages, which naturally stimulate diminished collagen and other important tissue, as well as relax repetitive wrinkle causing facial expression muscle tissue.Your skin is a complex network of structures that begin to crumble as you age. Peptides strengths your skin's foundation and allow your skin to restore its youthful qualities.
Functions of peptides in skin care can include:
- stimulating collagen
- promoting glycosaminoglycan synthesis
- stimulating capillary formation and repair
- enhancing natural antioxidant defense mechanisms
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