Peptides For Skin

What are peptides in skincare?

If you keep hearing about peptides in skincare products but aren’t completely sure what they do, you’re in the right place. Peptides are chains of amino acids that occur naturally in your skin, which act as ‘building blocks’ of protein. They offer various skincare benefits and are responsible for creating a ‘bouncy’, firm and dewy look.

Skincare products with peptides

In skincare, peptides are usually applied topically – for example, in a face serum with peptides or a moisturizer with peptides – to instruct cells to build new protein, such as collagen and elastin. But relying on peptides in skincare alone isn’t enough to get bouncy, firm skin that glows with youth. Skincare peptides work best when ‘cocktailed’ with antioxidants or skin-repairing ingredients such as ceramides or retinol, to maximize the benefits.

Serums, moisturizers, exfoliants and creams with peptides

Paula’s Choice Skincare features a range of peptide-packed products, so you can choose how to add these to your skincare routine. You could start by adding a peptide booster to your existing daily regime, or try a product that also includes other skin-nourishing ingredients. For example, a peptide cream for wrinkles or peptide night cream that includes retinol and niacinamide can give incredible skin-firming results on ageing skin. But it doesn’t stop there. Skincare products with peptides can include hyaluronic acid for smoothes skin, or even exfoliators, such as AHA or BHA, to help reduce the signs of ageing and dramatically improve the skin’s texture and tone.

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