Peptides Complex, also known as polypeptides, are found naturally in the skin but are also included in many skin care products. Peptides are amino acids that combine to form particular proteins required by the skin. Because collagen is composed of three polypeptide chains, introducing peptides can boost your skin's production of collagen. Increased collagen can result in firmer, younger-looking skin. Peptides can permeate the skin's outer layer, allowing them to sink in deeper rather than rest on top of it. They have the ability to plump the skin and lips. Wrinkles and fine lines will be less evident when the skin is firmer and plumper. In addition to collagen, peptides are found in elastin fibers, which are also proteins. These fibers give the skin a firmer and tauter appearance. Peptides can aid in the reduction of inflammation, the restoration of damaged skin, and the evenness of skin tone. Some peptides are antimicrobial, which means they can fight acne-causing bacteria.
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