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Hexapeptide to Reduce Inflammation in Sensitive Skin
Posted: November 13, 2012
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In in vitro testing, 4% of the hexapeptide solution in a cream reduced by the release of inflammatory cytokinesinduced by cosmetic allergens by 58.2%. A cream containing 2% of the solution was applied to volunteers after treatment with a 10% lactic acid solution. After 1 hr, 16% of the volunteers did not feel any stinging. This hexapeptide has also been shown to mitigate the stinging and burning effect induced by capsaicin on the skin.
Hydration from 2% of the hexapeptide solution in a cream was shown after one week of treatment, where hydration of the legs increased by 34% compared to placebo.
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