Peptides, Peptides

Peptides are small protein chains composed of amino acids used in many Korean cosmetic products.

How do peptides work for the skin, to what extent does the ingredient help to improve the skin?

Peptides can help improve skin texture and function by supporting the production of collagen and elastin. This tightens the skin and reduces wrinkles. They also soothe the skin and have an anti-inflammatory effect.

What other benefits are known for this ingredient?

Another property is that peptides increase skin hydration by supporting the production of hyaluronic acid. Thus, they help strengthen the skin barrier and thus protect the skin from free radical damage.

How are peptides obtained for use in Korean cosmetic products?

Peptides can be obtained in several ways for use in Korean cosmetic products. Natural peptides are extracted from plant or animal sources, while artificial peptides are produced synthetically.

Are there any known harmful side effects or other disadvantages for the skin?

Peptides are generally safe and have no harmful side effects. However, they may not be suitable for all skin types and can cause irritation if you have sensitive skin. If you have very sensitive skin, are prone to allergies, are taking certain medications, or if you have known pre-existing conditions, it is generally recommended that you first consult with a dermatologist.

Are there any known interactions with other cosmetic ingredients?

There are no known interactions of peptides with other cosmetic ingredients.

With which other cosmetic ingredients is peptide often combined?

Peptides are often combined with other anti-aging ingredients such as retinol and vitamin C to improve skin texture and elasticity. They are also popular in combination with moisturizers such as hyaluronic acid to hydrate and soothe the skin.


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