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Cosmetics 2017, 4(2), 16; doi:10.3390/cosmetics4020016

Topical Peptide Treatments with Effective Anti-Aging Results

Beldio Research GmbH; Kramerstrasse 15, 87700 Memmingen, Germany
Academic Editor: Marie Loden
Received: 26 December 2016 / Revised: 2 May 2017 / Accepted: 16 May 2017 / Published: 22 May 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Efficacy Assessment of Cosmetics)
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Abstract

In the last two decades, many new peptides have been developed, and new knowledge on how peptides improve the skin has been uncovered. The spectrum of peptides in the field of cosmetics is continuously growing. This review summarizes some of the effective data on cosmeceutical peptides that work against intrinsic and extrinsic aging. Some peptides have been proven in their efficacy through clinical skin trials. Well-known and documented peptides like copper tripeptide are still under research to obtain more details on their effectiveness, and for the development of new treatments. Palmitoyl pentapeptide-4 and Carnosine are other well-researched cosmeceuticals. Additionally, there are many more peptides that are used in cosmetics. However, study results for some are sparse, or have not been published in scientific journals. This article summarizes topical peptides with proven efficacy in controlled in vivo studies. View Full-Text
Keywords: barrier function; anti-aging; skin care; peptides; clinical studies barrier function; anti-aging; skin care; peptides; clinical studies
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. (CC BY 4.0).

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Schagen, S.K. Topical Peptide Treatments with Effective Anti-Aging Results. Cosmetics 2017, 4, 16.

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