When you think of aloe vera you may recall memories of applying a gooey green substance to your painful red sunburn after a few too many hours in the sun. The gel is cool and soothing, helping to ease the pain of your burn. But did you know that aloe vera has many additional uses other than alleviating sunburn?
If you are any kind of skincare junkie like I am, you've definitely heard of peptides being used in various anti-aging products, claiming to solve pretty much every skin flaw imaginable. But what are peptides? And how do they work?