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Peptides In Anti-aging Functional Cosmetology

Use of Peptides in Anti-Aging Functional Cosmetology

Author: Editor, Household and Personal Care, Ilaria Marigliano

Summary: Among the new ingredients introduced in cosmetic products, peptides may be the most innovative ones. The use of peptides as ingredients has increased significantly in recent years, since their mechanism of action is very specific and they can be used at very low concentrations. As aging occurs, human skin shows many changes and anti-aging is one of the most important targets for the cosmetic industry. Peptides can counteract many mechanisms of aging that were not possible to address in the past. This article shows the main applications of these actives in functional anti-aging cosmetology with a short description of mechanism of action.

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