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Peptides are powerful little allies in the skincare arena.  Peptides are the building blocks of the skin. Also known as polypeptides, they are known for their ability to smooth, plump, and firm skin.  Polypeptides, naturally occur in the skin, and are amino acids that make up certain proteins needed by the skin, such as collagen, elastin and keratin. Adding peptides topically can help boost the production of these proteins and reinforce the skin’s repair barrier function. Peptides signal your skin to enter repair mode and produce more collagen and elastin—two proteins responsible for keeping skin smooth and firm. Collagen is...

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