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- Categories: Skin-Restoring
Also known by the acronym “GHK” for the amino acids that comprise it (glycine, histidine, and lysine), tripeptide-1 is a synthetic signal peptide known to work with copper in skin to visibly repair substances that have begun to deteriorate due to age and sun exposure. It can help “teach” damaged areas how to rebuild so skin looks and feels smoother and firmer.
References for this information:
Clinical, Cosmetic, and Investigational Dermatology, November 2016, pages 411-419
BioMed Research International, July 2015 ePublication
Preventive Nutrition and Food Science, December 2012, pages 245-253
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