Copper peptides

Copper peptides are antioxidants, which have been reported to help improve signs of skin ageing. There aren’t a lot of clinical studies supporting their use. 

Evidence base: Weak

References
Borkow G. Using Copper to Improve the Well-Being of the Skin. Curr Chem Biol. 2014;8(2):89-102. 

Pickart L, Vasquez-Soltero JM, Margolina A. GHK Peptide as a Natural Modulator of Multiple Cellular Pathways in Skin Regeneration. Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:648108.

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