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The Skin-Firming Moisturizer That Derms Don’t Go a Day Without Recommending

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When talking to dermatologists about the best moisturizer for dry skin, there’s one product that comes up time and time again: First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream. It’s known for delivering intense hydration and repairing your skin barrier without leaving skin slick or greasy, thanks to skin-soothing ingredients like colloidal oatmeal and shea butter. But just when you thought things couldn’t get any better, the brand released a new version of the formula that performs just as well as the original…while also plumping your skin.

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Collagen Cream

The star of the show here is peptides, which are one of the “highest-tech” ingredients for kicking your body’s natural collagen production into high gear. Peptides are smaller chains of amino acids, and when you apply them topically, they link up with the protein receptors in your skin cells and effectively help to turn on the collagen-making process. The result is smoother, plumper skin with fewer fine lines and wrinkles. “The beauty of peptides is that products typically use small enough ones that can penetrate your skin and send signals to our cells to promote anti-aging or other benefits,” says Rachel Nazarian, MD, a board-certified dermatologist based in New York City.

 

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Source : Well+Good – The Skin-Firming Moisturizer That Derms Don’t Go a Day Without Recommending Edited By, Zoe Weiner

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