INCI: Palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7
What is Palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7?
Palmitoyl tetrapeptide -7 contains four amino acids combined with palmitic acid. It consists of amino acids- glutamine, proline, arginine, and glycine. Peptides are a shorter chain of amino acids, which are also found in our skin structure one or the other way and introduced to the cosmetics industry approximately a decade back. Peptides can be considered as a target delivery system, which can heal the skin or hair considerably faster as compared to other modes of action. It is mainly used in cosmetic products to reduce inflammation and skin damage.
Use & Benefits:
Use & Benefits: Palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7 is known to trigger regeneration of collagen fibers in the skin, so, it induces the natural production of collagen in the skin. After regular application, skin appearance can be changed considerably. It also restores the moisture and also reduces roughness, fine lines, and wrinkles formed on the skin. It can penetrate deep layers of the skin and reduces the production of interleukins (IL). Interleukins are markers of any inflammation within the body and are produced as a response to damage caused by external factors, like pollutants, free radicals, or other chemicals to the skin. Palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7 heals the skin and reduces the effect of inflammation. It conditions and rejuvenates the skin and makes it healthier. Peptides have been used recently and usually work fine for all skin types, but consult a skincare expert on which peptides are more suitable to your skin type to get better results. It is used in anti-aging creams, gels, moisturizers, night creams, and other skincare products.