Relistase™ is a new tetrapeptide from Lipotec created for skin elasticity and tightness enhancement in cosmetic formulations. Identified by a combinatorial chemistry approach from a library of more then 330,000 peptides, the library was screened to evaluate the inhibitory potency of the various peptides on the activity of elastase enzyme. Through this process, the peptide in Relistase™ was found to best inhibit excess elastase activity, helping to improve skin elasticity lost due to the normal process of aging or by extransic factors such as excessive solar exposure or air pollution among others.
By reducing excess elastase activity, Relistase™ helps to protect elastin and other ECM components which are susceptible to degradation by these enzymes resulting in loose, sagging and wrinkled skin. The tetrapeptide also exhibits collagen boosting properties favoring connective tissue improvement, enhancing tensile strength and elastic resistance, thus leading to firmer, tighter, elastic and younger skin.
- A molecular cosmetic active peptide that enhances skin's elasticity and tightness especially targeted for mature skin
- Helps to protect elastin by inhibiting human neutrophil elastase activity
- Improves tightness and overall skin elasticity as proven in vivo
- Collagen boosting properties help with connective tissue improvement and restoration of the skin's three-dimensional integrity, as proven in vitro
Incorporation: At the final stage of the manufacturing process, cool down, provided the temperature is no higher than 104 to 113°F (40-45°C). The pH of the final formulation should range between 5.0 to 7.0.
INCI: Glycerin (and) Acetylarginyltryptophyl Diphenylglycine
Do not directly apply onto your skin. This product should be added to a formulation at the recommended usage rate.
Shipping Information: HS Code 3824909160
Statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat and cure or prevent disease. Always consult with your professional skin care provider.
California Prop 65 Statement: The following statement is made in order to comply with the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. This product is not known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.
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Relistase can be added to pre-made lotions or creams at the recommended usage rate with stirring. When hot-processing, Relistase should be added during the cool-down phase when the temperature is under 40°C (104°F).
Recommended Usage Rate: 4%
Appearance: Colorless translucent solution
Solubility: Water soluble