What are Peptides and are they worth all the static? The answer – YES! For starters, there are Collagen Peptides and Creative Peptides; meaning you either put it on your face for healthy skin/reverse aging or you can eat it for strength building and muscle health (we would not suggest you start eating your facial moisturizer).
Essentially, Peptides are a smaller version of proteins. Just like proteins, peptides are shorter chains of amino acids that act as building blocks of collagen, elastin and keratin. Meaning, the smaller the molecular cell the easier your skin can absorb. According to Dr. Jwala Karnik, "peptides are small enough to penetrate the skin, [and] when applied topically, they signal the skin to repair itself." These are what allow peptides to smooth, firm, hydrate, add enzyme health, and energize your skin!
Among the many of benefits of incorporating peptides in your skin regime, you will find not all peptides are created equal. Although Peptides will not “fix” for your skin but will signal to produce what is missing one can wonder how do you know the difference?
Collagen is the most important protein building block and having the collagen peptide will signal this cell turn over giving you anti-wrinkle benefit. Next, to reduce erythema,or redness, you'll want to look for the peptide “Dipeptide” and “N-Acetylcarnosine”. For your firmness and elasticity ensure to find “Trifluoroacetyl – Tripeptide -2”. Struggling with inflammation in your skin? Look for “Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide -7”.
Now amp it up with your peptide-inclusive facial masks, daily serums and night creams to look youthfully you! For additional information and inquiries for any suggested products please defer to our exceptional customer service team via email, web chat or by calling 1-800-926-5219. We look forward to hearing from all of you! Have a beautiful day and as always thank you for shopping with beautystoredepot!