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Pea peptides

Commonly known as: Pea peptides, Pea peptide hydrolysate, Pea peptide extract.
I.N.C.I. list name: Pisum Sativum (Pea) Peptide (INCI).
Extraction process: The seeds are mechanically pressed and the plant matter is then fermented with lactic acid bacteria (Lactobacillus bulgaricus), before being filtered to isolate the protein fraction. The resulting compound is aqueous and dispersed in a natural preservative made from radishes (Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate).
Source: Plant and microbial.
Botanical name: Pisum sativum.
Family: Fabaceae.
Part of the plant extracted: Seeds.
Provenance, origin: Italy.
Chemical characteristics: Chain of 22 amino acids, mainly lysine residues; Soluble in water; Molecular weight: About 750 Da; pH: 4-7.
Characteristics: Suspension, emulsion, colloidal solution, true solution.
Dosage required in cosmetic products: From 1 to 5%.
Function: Skin-conditioning agent.
Properties: Strengthening, film-forming, antioxidant, volumising, hydrating, hair conditioner, regenerative.
Benefits: Loss of hair, eyelashes and eyebrows.



Make-up(mascara);Facial skincare(eyelash and eyebrow serums);Hair care(shampoos, conditioners, masks, lotions, serums).

How to store

Keep in acool, dry placeat room temperature (23-25°C), away from moisture and light.

Warnings and precautions for use

As part of cosmetic formulations,pea peptides are safe to use,non-irritating, non-toxic and very well tolerated by all skin typologies, even sensitive skin.

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Pea peptides are hydrolyzed plant proteins rich in lysine, an essential building block of human cells, that are gaining popularity as a hair care ingredient. In particular, they are an effective solution for fighting the signs of aging in the hair, providing volume, antioxidant protection, moisture and strengthening. In more detail, pea peptides help stimulate and strengthen the hair follicles of the eyelashes, eyebrows and hair. They have the ability to make hair thicker and thus have voluminous hair, and to stimulate its growth and prevent its loss. They also have film-forming properties, increasing the hydration of the hair and giving it a silky and shiny appearance. Pea peptides also offer an antioxidant action, reducing the damage caused by free radicals (hair whitening...).