Peptides: Your Power Play for Reducing Redness and Building Collagen
You probably already know that peptides are a powerhouse of productivity when it comes to stimulating the production of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid, the essential ingredients for healthy, youthful, resilient skin. What you may not know is that peptides are also highly effective redness reducers.
If your skin care goals include firmness, suppleness, elasticity, and even tone (whether maintaining or restoring), your ingredient list should include these gentle giants of skin care.
Peptides occur naturally in the body. Their job is cellular communication including protein regulation, cell proliferation, cell migration. Peptides signal the body to create more of the long-chain amino acids that make up collagen and elastin. They also have a calming, anti-inflammatory effect that makes them an excellent choice for treating rosacea, redness, or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation caused by acne breakouts.
The peptides in skin care are synthesized to mimic the body’s natural peptides and give the collagen and elastin production process a boost.
Because of their small molecular size, peptides are absorbed quickly into the skin to reach the lower layers of the dermis where they can get to work to aid the body’s natural renewal processes. Serums and light creams are the best delivery systems for peptides because they allow peptides to get under the surface where they can activate dermal metabolism. Heavy creams will occlude and keep peptides sitting on the surface.
While peptides are excellent at building up the structure of skin, they are not solo artists For overall smoother, brighter, fuller looking skin, peptides combined with ingredients that accelerate cell turnover are the total package.
Rejuv Rx Peptide Concentrate pairs peptides with gently exfoliating lactic acid and nourishing niacinamide to relax wrinkles, reduce redness, and reactivate skin’s youthful appearance.
Derm-A-Renew is a potent cocktail of peptides, vitamin A, lactic and kojic acid to smooth, firm, and brighten.
Wink Eye Rejuvenation Cream is a high performance, antioxidant- and peptide-rich formula for brightening, lifting and firming the delicate eye area. Also great for neck and décolletage.