INCI: Palmitoyl tripeptide-1
What is Palmitoyl tripeptide-1?
Palmitoyl tripeptide is a synthetic peptide, obtained as a reaction product of palmitic acid and tripeptide-1. It is also called Matrixyl-3000. It consists of a short chain of peptide with three amino acids namely glycine, histidine, and lysine (also called GHK peptide) attached to palmitic acid. It is known to enhance the production of type-1 collagen in the body. Since peptides are fragments of protein and can be readily absorbed into the skin, they help improve skin’s appearance and health drastically. This particular peptide is suitable for all skin types; however, it is advisable to contact a skincare expert to find which peptides might be suitable for your skin type. For more information on use and benefits please see: Palmitoyl tetrapeptide- 7.