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How did the discovery of peptides for anti-aging skin care

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How did the discovery of peptides for anti-aging skin care evolve - who discovered it?

Dr. Loren Pickart is the researcher who discovered copper peptides in the 1970s. It was first found that copper peptides (copper bound with proteins) helped in the healing of skin wounds, when applied topically, and then the anti-aging effects were discovered, as a result. Copper peptides are responsible for collagen formation, and also act as an antioxidant. Studies have shown it increases collagen and elastin production, more than vitamin C, and that is why it is so successful in anti-aging skin care.

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