Everything you need to know about Argireline SKINTASTIC

Everything you need to know about Argireline

Everything you need to know about Argireline® peptide. 

Many beauty and skin-care mavens are turning to Argireline® peptide: one of the gold standard compounds for both brands and dermatologists alike as a Botulinum Toxin alternative for its anti-aging and wrinkle-erasing properties. There are hundreds of products in the market that aim to deliver the skin firming and wrinkle-reducing results of Botulinum Toxin and Argireline® peptide is without a doubt the best competitor, as the first peptide to really focus on reducing expression lines.


For the uninitiated (and perhaps you remember hearing about them in your high school science class), peptides are compounds of between two and 50 amino acids, which are integral in proteins like elastin and collagen. In short, healthy, buoyant skin can’t exist without them. Thus, in scientific terms, Argireline® peptide (hexapeptyl 8) safely destabilizes and interrupts the formation and strength of the SNARE complex—an integral process for muscle contraction. This is in contrast to Botulinum Toxin, which paralyzes the complex and needs to be applied regularly to maintain that paralysis.

Argireline® peptide specifically targets your expression lines which form around the 11s (elevens) between your eyes, horizontal lines on your forehead, and smile lines around the mouth as a result of both recurrent muscular contractions in your face and the pressure on your muscles to hold those positions, which causes skin tension. These start to form in both women and men in our 30s.
 And the compound delivers real results, reducing the volume of women’s wrinkles by over 20 percent. By just using a cream containing 2 percent Argireline® peptide on half of their face twice a day for seven days, volunteers between the ages of 35 to 45 years old were amazed with the results, in an in-depth study.

These outcomes are among the reasons why Argireline® peptide is so widely used in the skin-care industry all across the globe, among dermatologists and brands alike.  

Source: Adapted from- https://coveteur.com/2021/01/07/argireline-botox-alternative/.     

ARGIRELINE

TYPE OF INGREDIENT: Peptide

MAIN BENEFITS: Prevents the muscle movement that leads to wrinkle formation. Argireline also promotes collagen production and optimizes the function of collagen, which both fight fine lines and improve moisture levels in the skin. 

WHO SHOULD USE IT: Anyone looking to smooth out wrinkles caused by repeated muscle movement in areas such as the forehead and around the eyes. It’s also a good pick for anyone with dry skin as it actually helps allocate moisture to the area of application.

HOW OFTEN CAN YOU USE IT: It can be used daily.

WORKS WELL WITH: One study suggests that it works well in conjunction with another peptide, tripeptide-10-cirtrulline, which increases the permeability for argireline to penetrate to a depth where it can target muscles that cause wrinkles. It’s also often combined with hyaluronic acid to up the hydration benefits.

DON’T USE WITH: Generally speaking, argireline works well with all ingredients.

  

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