Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins and peptide is a short chain of amino acids. For instance, collagen is made up of three peptide chains. Thus, including related peptide-infused skin care serums or moisturisers helps boost collagen production and makes skin firmer, smoother, and younger-looking.
Certain peptides have antimicrobial properties and keep bacteria that cause acne under check. Peptides ease inflammation and also help to secure a stronger skin barrier. It protects the skin from various environmental aggressors like dirt and pollution.