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Muscle Relaxing Peptides in Skin Care Products

A lot of facial creams and serums are touting the fact that they are “Botox in a Jar”.   Even Dr. Oz. has suggested that some serums and creams containing muscle relaxing peptides can be used as a Botox alternative. These serums will improve fine lines and wrinkles and relax and smooth but do not mimic the effects of Botox exactly.

What are Muscle Relaxing Peptides?

Peptides, such as acetyl hexapeptide 8, are becoming a common ingredient in many anti-aging skin care products. This peptide, which is created synthetically, is also commonly known as Argireline and may be listed by either name in a skin care product’s ingredients. Argireline is a needle free ingredient that is used in skin care serums and creams. It is simply a shortened strand of Botulinum toxin, more commonly referred to as Botox.Read More »