Peptides are taking the skin care world by storm in 2024

By Jo Allen | Published: 11-Mar-2024

A new era of advanced peptides is providing gentle yet powerful targeted solutions for a range of skin concerns. And it's supercharging category innovation

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“Peptides are the buzzword of the year,” stated board-certified dermatologist Dr Lindsay Zubritsky at Clinique’s latest launch event.

And judging by the extent of innovation focusing on their wide ranging benefits, it seems the entire skin care industry would agree.

Yet, peptides – short chains of amino acids that make up proteins needed for the skin to function at its best – first exploded onto the skin care scene in the early 2000s.

This was when Matrixyl 3000 and Argireline launched, peptides that became widely  used by brands across the board from Olay to Chanel.

The Ordinary’s Multi-Peptide + HA Serum (formerly ‘Buffet’) which includes Argireline, Matrixyl 3000, and two further peptides has been a consistent best seller for years.

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