Peptides: what do they do for your skin?

Peptides: what do they do for your skin?

Peptides are extremely popular these days and becoming more common in several cosmetics. Peptides are also very essential in skin care. Today we’ll explain the benefits of this ingredient and why it is so common in most of the products on your bathroom shelf.


It’s actually very simple. Peptides are the boosters of the building blocks of your skin. These building blocks ensure, among other things, the elasticity and firmness of the skin. That means peptides are prepared to make your skin stronger and more elastic. That sounds pretty logical, right? You can imagine how the skin may look when it won’t have peptides at all. Exactly, lots more wrinkles and less firm. So, it’s a very good idea to add this ingredient in several skin care products.


  • Makes your skin more elastic
  • Strengthen the skin
  • Reduces wrinkles
  • Improves the skin barrier


It all starts with the building blocks of your skin. These consists of different proteins such as collagen. You may know collagen, this ingredient has been used a lot in several skin care products. However, collagen is molecularly too large to go through the skin barrier. Peptides, on the other hand, are small enough which makes this ingredient a lot more effective. While applying peptides, the skin will think there’s less collagen present because both substances aren’t in proportion. As result the collagen level will increase. So, the skin will become more elastic and firm.

Clay And Glow became very enthusiastic about the effect of peptides and of course we couldn’t leave this ingredient out the Cooling Eye Cream. Especially in the eye area we want to experience more firmness. Just think of wrinkles and bags under the eyes. We think it’s the perfect match!

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