- Categories: Skin-Restoring
Acetyl hexapeptide-1 is a synthetic peptide composed of the amino acids alanine, arginine, histidine, leucine, phenylalanine and tryptophan. It helps skin better defend itself from environmental aggressors by virtue of a calming effect.
This peptide can also help promote a visibly more even skin tone by playing a role in how melanin moves through skin.
Reference for this information:
International Journal of Molecular Sciences, February 2018, ePublication
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