What Are Peptides?

The field of anti-aging skincare is ever-growing with more and more products on the market that advertise the latest miraculous ingredient that will return you to your youth. One of the more popular, and recently scientifically-backed, of these are peptides. Peptides first started gaining traction in skincare at the turn of the century when they were marketed as a non-irritating alternative to the ever popular retinol. While the first generation peptides were primarily used in anti-aging…

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Why Vitamin C Is Good For Your Skin

Everyone knows about the health benefits of Vitamin C when it comes to our immune systems. However, many people are now talking about its role in maintaining skin health. Unlike most plants and animals, we aren’t able to synthesize our own Vitamin C. Thus, there are two main ways of increasing its beneficial effects on our skin: ingesting Vitamin C via supplements or Vitamin C-rich foods like citrus fruits or applying a topical treatment directly…

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