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All those who dabble in skincare are familiar with collagen, which features in many anti-aging products; however, the mention of peptide almost always brings about puzzled looks among the laypeople, as they are generally unable to reconcile a high school biology class terminology with a practical application in skincare. This is not unnatural, because it has only very recently started making an appearance in everyday skincare regimens.
What Is a Peptide and What Does It Do?
In a very elementary way, a peptide is the basic building block of all kinds of protein; amino acids linking together make amino-peptides and when they link together, they make protein. As far as the skin is concerned, the most important protein is collagen that lies below the outermost layer of the skin that contains the blood vessels, nerves, fats, elastin, and collagen. It is collagen that makes up about 80% of the dermis...
It's spring, finally--Goodbye icy mornings and hello sunshine!
Spring though may not sound all that fun when your skin is dull, dry or, breaking out from the frost. Skin problems in spring get worse because many of us falsely believe that exfoliation must be generally avoided during the winter months. The result: a build up of rough, flaky skin. Don't get into hydration immediately. Go through the entire process of exfoliating, cleansing, toning, and moisturizing.
Follow these simple steps to whip up your own homemade skin care potions and you'll be surprised soon enough to find out you're blooming in your own skin---and you need not withdraw money from your hard earned savings to get a lovely look that matches the perfect blooms of spring!
Step 1: Exfoliate. You can't possibly grow soft, young-looking skin when old skin cells are still sticking out and holding on to your skin. Slough...