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Peptide Power to Prevent Signs of Aging

Peptide Power to Prevent Signs of Aging

Peptide Power to Prevent Signs of Aging 

Fullmoon Serum is particularly amazing for those  hoping to slow the relative signs of aging because of our inclusion of  an oligopeptide complex derived from the seeds of  Hibiscus esculentus L. (okra).

Research on this  particular oligopeptide have shown to fend off the development of wrinkles when applied topically by  inhibiting muscle contractions.​

What are peptides and how do they work? 

Peptides are short chains of amino acids that act as messengers within the skin and body. One of  the most significant signs of aging is the texture of our skin and surface wrinkles. In our bodies,  peptides modulate muscle contractions and serve as a natural collagen manufacturer.

In skincare,  peptides are publicly known for stimulating collagen synthesis, wound healing, “Botox-like” wrinkle  smoothing, as well as antioxidative, antimicrobial, and lightening effects.

The oligopeptides derived  from hibiscus that we have included in Fullmoon Serum are particularly effective and researched as  neurotransmitter inhibitor peptides, meaning that they inhibit acetylcholine release at the  neuromuscular junction to prevent muscle contraction mimicking the effect of Botox when applied  to the skin. 

The peptides from hibiscus extract have been found to work effectively against expression lines and  wrinkles in both in vitro and human clinical trials. One of the most promising studies shown in Figure 12 below found that regular application of a cream containing just 1% hibiscus oligopeptides  resulted in significantly reduced wrinkle depth in 3 short weeks.​​ ​In Vitro ​studies in Figure 13 also  found to reversibly inhibit muscle cell contractions responsible for expression lines.​  


Who should use skincare products with neurotransmitter inhibitor peptides such as  those derived from hibiscus? 

Peptides are becoming increasingly popular in skincare formulations and are amazing for those  looking to slow the signs of aging and to reduce the appearance of expression lines.

Oligopeptides derived from hibiscus extract is a great ingredient to try if you are considering more invasive  treatments such as neuromodulating injections like Botox to reduce lines and wrinkles.

Although this  is not a replacement for Botox, it is a gentle and natural way to improve the health and condition of  your skin while helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles.

Graydon Skincares’ Fullmoon Serum is a light, water-based serum that can be layered under makeup or other products in  your skincare regimen to further enhance the health and youthful appearance of your skin. 


  • Reducing the signs of aging​ 
  • Reducing the look of expression lines and wrinkles​ 
  • Antioxidant that helps to decrease free radical damage​ 

What else is in the Fullmoon Serum? Learn more about our anti-pollution complexcollagenmalachitepeptideshyaluronic acid and retinol