What are peptides and do I need them for my skin?
If you haven’t heard the buzz about peptides in skincare products, and how they can help with wrinkles and skin tightening, you need to keep reading. Peptides research is interesting, relatively new and on-going. The facts are, the benefits of peptides for your skin are remarkable.
What exactly are peptides?
They are a compound of two or more amino acids. Amino acids are in many of our cells, muscles
Do peptides work for wrinkles and skin tightening?
Collagen is one of your skins most essential proteins; it gives our skin its thickness. Due to aging, UV rays, stress, and environmental factors, collagen breaks down which causes thinner skin, wrinkles & expression lines. When you apply peptides in a skin care product, they send a signal to your body to produce new collagen. Peptides not only initiate production of collagen, but studies have shown they also strengthen keratin and elastin which are other vital proteins in your skin. Peptides have proven to benefit age-related skin issues and can make a visible difference. Research is advancing and has shown peptides are truly a fascinating & important ingredient in skin care products.
Written by Cammy Ollett