This is a peptide sourced from natural proteins and mimics the endogenous collagen forming amino acid version hydroxyproline. The collagen in the dermis is triple-helical structure of glycine, proline and hydroxyproline. Hydroxyproline helps to support the extracellular space of connective tissues in the skin.
- Plumps skin
- Deeply moisturizes
- Minimizes fine lines
- Encourages collagen synthesis
- Strengthening the integrity of the epidermis
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