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Effect of GHK-Cu
on Stem Cells and
Relevant Genes
OBM Geriatrics (2018)
GHK Alleviates
Neuronal Apoptosis
Due to Brain
Frontiers in
Endogenous Antioxidant
International Journal of Pathophysiology and Pharmacology (2018)
and Protective
Actions of
GHK-Cu Peptide
International Journal of
Molecular Sciences (2018)
Skin Regenerative and
Anti-Cancer Actions
of Copper Peptides
GHK-Cu Accelerates
Scald Wound Healing
Wound Repair and
GHK Peptide Inhibits
Pulmonary Fibrosis
by Suppressing TGF-β1
Frontiers in Pharmacology

Skin Cancer Therapy
with Copper Peptides
The Effect of Human Peptide
GHK Relevant to
Nervous System Function
and Cognitive Decline
Brain Sciences (2017)
Effects of Tripeptide
GHK in Pain-Induced
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Bulletin of Experimental Biology & Medicine (2017)
Selected Biomarkers &
Copper Compounds
Scientific Reports

Tri-Peptide GHK-Cu
and Acute Lung Injury
Effect of GHK Peptide
on Pain Sensitivity

New Data of the
and TriPeptide GHK
SOFW Journal (2015)

GHK Peptide as a
Natural Modulator of
Multiple Cellular Pathways
in Skin Regeneration
BioMed Research
GHK-Cu May Prevent
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by Regulating Copper
and Modifying
Expression of
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The Human Skin Remodeling Peptide Induces Anti-Cancer
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GHK & DNA: Resetting
the Human Genome
to Health
BioMed Research International (2014)
Stem Cells
with GHK
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Effects of GHK Peptide
Bulletin of Experimental
Biology & Medicine
Lung Destruction and
its Reversal by GHK
Genome Medicine (2012)
TriPeptide GHK Induces
Programmed Cell Death
of Neuroblastoma
Journal of Biotechnology
Stem Cell
Recovering Effect
of GHK in Skin
Peptide Science
Skin Penetration of Copper Tripeptide
in Vitro
Journal of International
Inflammation Research
Possible Therapeutics
for Colorectal Cancer
Journal of Clinical and
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Methods of Controlling
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Effects of
Copper Tripeptide
on Irradiated Fibroblasts
American Medical Association
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Reduce the Appearance of Stretch Marks

Stretch marks arise when skin is overextended. This often occurs during pregnancy or during vigorous muscle building. Alpha or beta hydroxy acids and copper peptides often slowly fade the marks but this a slow procedure and may take 4 to 8 months for a good cosmetic effect. However, the method is low cost, painless, and does not cause further scarring.

For use on stretch marks, moderate strength hydroxy acid and moderate strength work best. Use the acids at one time of the day and the copper peptides about 12 hours apart.

It takes about a month to start noticing an improvement. But really good results take several months. We have had reports from women that they removed the appearance of stretch marks of pregnancy that were up to 30 years old.

The Method by the Numbers

1. In the morning, apply a salicylic acid and/or lactic acid product to the stretch mark.

2. You can apply more hydroxy acid during the day if you have no irritation. But reduce the amount if your skin become irritated.

3. In the evening, use a moderate strength copper peptide product on the stretch mark.

4. The key is to keep working on the stretch mark.

5. You can use the copper peptide products also in the morning but because of the blue color, most people prefer evening use.

Advanced Techniques - If The Above Does Not Work Well Enough For You

Stronger hydroxy acid will speed the procedure but also increase the chances of irritation or chemical burns. Ten percent (10%) hydroxy acid combinations, such as 8.5% lactic / 1.5% salicylic formulated at pH 3.2, seem to work quite well. Some individuals and clinics use stronger salicylic acids or 30% to 70% hydroxy acids to loosen the scar tissue then apply the copper peptide product.

Such stronger hydroxy acids can be obtained from estheticians and dermatologists at various spas and clinics.

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