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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How to Boost Collagen

If you’ve been following the recent trends in skincare, you’ve likely noticed collagen. Most skincare products these days advertise their “collagen boosting” “collagen renewing” or “collagen restoring” effects. So, what’s so important about collagen? Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body. It functions as the main structural component of our skin. Like the steal beams that are the backbone of skyscrapers, collagen is what keeps our skin firm and allows it to retain…

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