By Elsa de Berker, she/her
If you’ve been thinking about what happens to the skin as we age—a natural part of life—you might be interested to learn more about collagen, which has an essential role in maintaining skin firmness and mitigating the formation of wrinkles. But over time, our bodies produce less of it. Youth To The People’s Director of Field Sales + Education, Jacob Tomás del Rosario, explains.
“Well, over time the body is less able to produce collagen, which results in a loss of density and makes skin more susceptible to developing wrinkles and fine lines. Coupled with a decrease in skin’s ability to retain moisture, this leads to the formation of fine lines, wrinkles, and overall dryness, ” he says.
Looking for visibly firmer, hydrated, revitalized, dewy-looking skin? When Youth To The People’s new Polypeptide-121 Future Cream hits your routine, that is what you can expect.
YTTP’s first of its kind, this cutting-edge moisturizer gets to work instantly, cocooning your face in a veil of easily absorbed moisture. It also helps visibly firm skin and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
“We always say ingredients are our muse, and this launch is no different,” explains del Rosario. Polypeptide-121 Future Cream is boosted with a veritable litany of skin-loving ingredients, (including a vegan collagen peptide, plant proteins, ceramides, three tetrapeptides, and niacinamide).
“This formula is a true multitasker and packed with so much plant goodness,” says del Rosario. “A lot of us know that pea, rice, hemp seed, and flax proteins are body-loving when we ingest them. Our Future Cream moisturizer, which is infused with these plant proteins, helps minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, visibly firms skin, and promotes a more even-looking skin tone.” It also works to reduce transepidermal water loss–effectively sealing in hydration for a dewy finish. Plus, it helps strengthen the skin’s natural moisture barrier and improves skin elasticity, too.
Future Cream is also formulated with an innovative, biodesigned vegan collagen peptide called polypeptide-121. Del Rosario adds that “while many collagen products used extensively throughout skincare are animal-derived, this polypeptide is manufactured using biotechnology. The resulting polypeptide mimics a fraction or section of human collagen without using any animal-derived ingredients.”
Versatile for all occasions (think AM and PM after cleansing and applying your favorite YTTP serum) Polypeptide-121 Future Cream is fragrance-free and has a cushiony texture.
“It’s YTTP’s answer to combatting the visible signs of skin aging, but it’s never too early to start using it,” says del Rosario, adding that it’s also suitable for sensitive skin types. “It’s suitable for sensitive skin and it helps reinforce the moisture barrier, which is essential to maintaining optimal skin function and keeping the skin moisture barrier fortified against external aggressors.”
When it comes to del Rosario’s personal nighttime routine, he likes to partner Polypeptide-121 Future Cream with Retinal + Niacinamide Youth Serum and Superberry Dream Eye Cream for smoother-feeling, brighter-looking skin.
“Both products help to address visible signs of aging, and fast-track your way to gorgeous, glowing skin.”
Written by Elsa de Berker for Youth To The People