Unlocking the secret to more youthful, radiant skin doesn't have to be a mystery. By understanding the fundamental factors that contribute to healthy, firm, smooth, and glowing skin, you can take proactive steps to give your skin the care it truly deserves.
One of the primary concerns for individuals aiming to defy the aging process is reducing the appearance of visible lines, wrinkles, and hyperpigmentation, particularly on the face. To address this issue effectively, it is crucial to comprehend the underlying causes of these fine lines.
Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Pentapeptide-18 and GHK-Cu: A Game-Changer in Wrinkle Prevention
What triggers the formation of fine lines? Wrinkles that develop on the forehead and around the eyes, commonly known as "expression lines," are primarily caused by two factors: (1) decreased collagen production and (2) repetitive muscle contractions in the facial area. NutraSkin has been meticulously formulated to address both of these causes, with its potent ingredients targeting collagen enhancement and protection, including Argireline and GHK-Cu.
But let's focus on the second cause of fine lines—repetitive muscle contractions in the forehead and eye area. What if there was a way to reduce lines and wrinkles before they even had a chance to form, giving your collagen a much-needed break?
Acetyl Hexapeptide-8 has been used successfully in cosmetic applications for wrinkles, where it works by relaxing superficial dermal muscles. Numerous studies have shown that GHK-Cu can reverse the signs of aging in the skin. One study published in the International Journal of Cosmetic Science found that GHK-Cu increased collagen production, improved skin elasticity, and reduced wrinkles in human skin cells. Another study published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology found that GHK-Cu improved skin texture and reduced the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in human participants. Pentapeptide-18, also known as Leuphasyl, a synthetic peptide consisting of five amino acids. This remarkable peptide is derived from natural peptides called enkephalins, which closely resemble endorphins.
Leuphasyl has earned the nickname "the natural Botox" due to its ability to replicate the effects of botulinum toxin without the toxic properties associated with the treatment. And, unlike botulinum toxins, Leuphasyl is derived from naturally occurring peptides already present in our bodies.
So, how do these peptides work their magic?
NutraSkin works by inhibiting repetitive muscle contractions, specifically targeting facial muscles. Leuphasyl modulates the action of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter responsible for muscle contraction. By reducing the frequency of contractions in the facial muscles, the appearance of lines and wrinkles around the eyes and forehead, neck and chest can be significantly diminished.
In a Pilot Study of Topical Acetyl Hexapeptide-8 in Treatment of Blepharospasm in Patients Receiving Botulinum Neurotoxin Therapy, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4747634/, they found a trend for efficacy in extending the duration of action of concomitant BoNT therapy.
In a study conducted by Dragomirescu et al., the researchers observed that "[Pentapeptide-18] inhibits the neuromuscular synapses in the mimic muscles, acting as enkephalins. It links the enkephalin receptor to nerve cells, thereby modulating the release of acetylcholine in the synaptic space. This cellular activity will be translated in vivo in a relaxation of the muscle and a reduction of expression wrinkles."
Human trials have demonstrated that Leuphasyl can reduce lines by 11%. However, when combined with Argireline, the reduction can reach an impressive 25-50%. That's why NutraSkin incorporates both of these vital ingredients—to prevent the formation of as many wrinkles as possible, while simultaneously minimizing the appearance of those that do form, thanks to the support of GHK-cu and Argireline.
Dr. Howard Maibach, a respected Professor of Dermatology at the University of California, emphasized the synergistic effect between Leuphasyl and Argireline in his research review, "The Role of Topical Peptides in Preventing or Treating Aged Skin." https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1468-2494.2009.00490.x He stated, "Pentapeptide-18 (Leuphasyl) mimics the natural mechanism of enkephalins and as a result inhibits neuronal activity and catecholamine release. An active-controlled trial compared cream containing 5% Leuphasyl solution (0.05%), cream containing 5% Argireline solution (0.05%), and the combination. Mean wrinkle reductions were 11.64% vs. 16.26% vs. 24.62% for Leuphasyl, Argireline, and the combination, respectively."
NutraSkin can be conveniently applied topically to the skin, providing highly effective results. For those who are receiving injection, NutraSkin can help to extend the life of the treatments. Being peptides of synthesis, Leuphasyl, GHK-Cu and Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, have the ability to penetrate skin cells, delivering impressive effects without the need for injections or medical visits or for extending your injections following treatments.
Experience the transformative power of NutraSkin and how it can help you with results comparable to Botox or extend the life of your treatments!