The Power of Peptides!

Peptides are a popular active ingredient in many high end skincare lines. Peptides are chains of amino acids, but doesn’t that sound a lot like a protein? Actually, peptides and proteins are basically the same macro molecules. In technical terms, peptides are usually less than 50 amino acids long, and proteins are greater than 50 […]

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How the Sun Damages Skin’s DNA

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The sun is the biggest factor of how the skin ages. Exposure to UV radiation from the sun or tanning beds triggers melanocyte cells to increase melanin production to help shield your skin from the sun’s rays. Melanin is the pigment that gives our skin its color and is our body’s natural defense against the […]

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