What are Peptides and why are they beneficial in skincare?
Peptides are small chains of amino acids, the building blocks of proteins, they play an important role in maintaining healthy skin.
In skincare, peptides are often used to help stimulate collagen production, a protein that gives skin its structure and elasticity. When collagen levels in the skin decrease, fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging can occur. Topically applied peptides can help promote collagen synthesis and improve the overall appearance of the skin.
Benefits of Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1 & Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7
Stimulate collagen production: Collagen is a protein that gives skin its structure and firmness. Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1 and Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7 help stimulate collagen production, which can improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Improve skin hydration: These peptides also help improve skin hydration by increasing the production of hyaluronic acid, a natural moisturizer that helps skin retain moisture.
Decrease inflammation: Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1 and Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7 have anti-inflammatory properties, which can help reduce redness and irritation associated with acne.
The mechanism of action of these peptides is through the stimulation of cellular communication and the activation of specific genes involved in the skin's natural healing and rejuvenation process. When applied topically, they help signal skin cells to produce more collagen and hyaluronic acid, leading to a more youthful and healthy appearance.
MacroMoisture+ incorporates this peptide complex plus other cutting edge ingredients and forumlation technologies to deliver comprehensive hydration while reducing TEWL and visible signs of aging.