41 Results for "peptide"

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  • Science & Ingredients
    Oligopeptide-34: Advances in Skin Brightening

    For many years, The International Dermal Institute has tested almost every single new brightening agent that has been introduced to our industry. It was only when we tested Oligopeptide-34 were we bl...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Controlling Aging Skin

    Scientists have performed extensive research to track the changes that occur during skin aging and understand what we can realistically do for this pre-existing condition. In the past, scientists hav...

  • Skin Conditions
    Spot Check: Uncovering Hyperpigmentation to Treat Clients Safely and with Success

    The anti-aging market has long been considered a booming business, and the last few years have seen a notable shift in how we view aging. The hot topic is the distribution of melanin, or pigmentation...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Exfoliants Get Down To Business

    We live in a high-definition, Photoshopped world, where we are bombarded with images of digital perfection, constantly. It's easy to become hypnotized and believe that our favorite celebrities have p...

  • Skin Conditions
    Comforting Winter Skin Care Tips

    Winter products need to address the effects of the harsher environment; ingredients such as silicones are a godsend, creating invisible shields to protect our skin against dehydration and can even re...

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Glossary Term 5 Items

  • Oligopeptide-34

    A proprietary peptide that reduces ?-MSH activity, inhibits Tyrosinase activity and melanosome transfer to cells. Helps prevent cellular discoloration for unsurpassed skin brightening.

  • Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7

    A synthetic peptide complex that acts as a cellular messenger to stimulate collagen and Hyaluronic Acid to increase skin elasticity and tone.

  • Palmitoyl Oligopeptide

    A synthetic peptide complex that acts as a cellular messenger to stimulate collagen and Hyaluronic Acid to increase skin elasticity and tone.

  • Hexanoyl Dipeptide-3 Norleucine Acetate

    An encapsulated peptide that competes with the two natural proteins that contribute to the desmosome connection between cells, therefore weakening the snap-like connection and facilitating cell sloug...

  • Arginine/Lysine Polypeptide

    A peptide that acts as a sugar trap, binding free sugar that would react with proteins to form Advanced Glycation End-products (AGEs). Provides an anti- glycation effect.

Ask the Experts 8 Items

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    What is the best product regime for puffy and dark...

    For bags and dark circles, look for products containing Fraxinus Excelsior Bark Extract and peptides. Caffeine is great for reducing puffiness and edema. For dark circles in the form of pigmentation/...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    What is the best treatment for firming the neck?

    Look for products with Retinol, peptides and Vitamin C, and daily use of a sunscreen is critical. If the neck has sagging tissue and loss of contour then medical therapies maybe necessary, such as a ...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    What is the best treatment for deep wrinkles above...

    Ridding of deep lines really requires the care of a dermatologist for an injectable filler like Restylane or a laser resurfacing procedure. To soften lines, look for a treatment product that contains...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Are there any ingredients that you suggest every s...

    As you know, every skin is different, so each person will benefit most from a more tailored approach. All people can benefit from moisturization and exfoliation, although it depends on skin sensitivi...

  • Science & Ingredients
    I?m looking for a cream that will take away brow...

    Look for products that contain Jojoba Oil, Sunflower Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Shea Butter, and Hyaluronic Acid for the dryness. Peptides are great as well for both aging and dryness. For hyperpigme...

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