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Dipeptide-2 is a small, less complex synthetic peptide made up of the amino acids tryptophan and valine. Studies from one ingredient supplier indicate that this peptide as part of a blend may improve fluid drainage in the eye area, thus reducing the look of puffy eyes; however, as this is being written in late 2019, this claim isn’t supported by independent research.
Generally, dipeptide-2 is considered a skin conditioning ingredient whose smaller size allows it to easily penetrate skin’s uppermost layers where it can assist with skin renewal and replenishment.References for this information:
Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine, May 2015, pages 164-167
Amino Acids, June 2012, pages 2,481–2,489; and April 2012, pages 1,379-1,386
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