Written by Angela, 24th March 2013

Scientists at University of Reading have discovered that peptides (fragments of proteins) really do work as anti-wrinkle agents in skin care products. Peptides help to stimulate collagen product to help give the skin a firmer, more youthful appearance.

Below is a list of Dermalogica products which  contain the highest levels of peptides for you to benefit from:

Overnight repair serum, Power Rich, Skin Perfect Primer, Super Rich Repair

What are Peptides?

Peptides are fragments so of protein. Peptides are readily and rapidly absorbed which makes them particularly effective as skin care ingredients which will help reduce wrinkles and improve skin quality.

What are their benefits?

The scientifically researched benefits of peptides include:

  1. The ability to penetrate the skin’s protective barrier that many compounds cannot. Copper peptides
  2. Signalling the skin to make more collagen.

Originally published March 24, 2013 12:50pm, updated January 15, 2024

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