Peptides are fragments of proteins, formed by chains of amino acids which are the building blocks of skin proteins. Proteins are the fundamental building blocks of skin. Without peptides, skin doesn’t remain intact and the result is loss of firmness, appearance of wrinkles, texture changes, and skin that doesn’t bounce back as it once did.
Each peptide works in very specific ways to target an exact skincare need. They also teach skin to do what’s required to help revitalize these building blocks, which can help revive aging skin.
The most infamous protein naturally found in the skin that diminishes naturally as we age, is collagen. Making up 75% of our skin, collagen is responsible for maintaining that thick, supple and youthful appearance. Peptides are blessed with the ability to signal cells to make more collagen and repair damaged cell structures.