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Maintaining Moisture

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One of our skin's jobs is to help maintain moisture balance, while collagen (the protein that holds our skin cells together) helps support the skin and provides a firmer appearance

One of our skin's jobs is to help maintain moisture balance, while collagen (the protein that holds our skin cells together) helps support the skin and provides a firmer appearance.

As we age, skin cells simply become less effective at retaining moisture. Oil production slows, the skin loses its protective layer, and moisture evaporates more quickly. To help the skin retain moisture, it is imperative we use a moisturizer each morning and again each night.

While any moisturizer will provide a level of benefit, finding the right lotion is most important. One of the most popular recent discoveries is multiple peptides (a group of amino acids). New peptide technology seems to trigger the body to produce the collagen it needs to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Skin retains moisture and its youthful appearance. Look for moisturizers that contain multiple peptides at your health food store.

 

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