If you’re a Scrabble fanatic or striving to beat your boss on Words With Friends, then maybe you have identified some great 12-letter words, like razzmatazzes or jeopardizing. Our favorite: pentapeptides, but not because of its score potential, but because of its skin rejuvenating potential.
Simply put, a pentapeptide is a chain of five peptides (amino acid chains). So what? Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins and enzymes in your body—including the proteins collagen and elastin, which are responsible for your skin’s structure, firmness and elasticity.
As the body ages, natural production of many essential proteins decreases. By infusing the skin with the building blocks of those proteins, pentapeptides boost production of collagen and elastin for improved appearance.
Want proof it works? Check out these research results:
In vitro studies of Matrixyl Pentapeptide-4 showed increases in:
After six months of application, researchers observed:
Pentapeptides were found to be as effective as Retinol/Vitamin A, but without the sun-sensitivity.*
With the anti-aging effects of pentapeptides, it’s no wonder it’s our favorite 12-letter word! It’s also one of the most potent ingredients in our Patent-5 Peptide Booster Deep Wrinkle Serum. This formula is cold-processed to ensure the integrity and maximum effectiveness of all the active ingredients, and it’s free of oils and irritants, making it perfect for twice daily application after cleansing and before moisturizing.