Apothederm is created by Helix BioMedix, which is a dermatology biotech company. These products have been created with SmartPeptides technology. This patented technology targets marks and wrinkles on the skin to give them a smooth, fresh finish. The peptides actually target a specific area to help simulate and repair the cells. All of Apothederm's products are created free from paraben and phthalate.