Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3


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Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3 at a glance

  • Synthetically-produced signal peptide
  • Said to boost the natural supportive substances skin needs to look younger
  • Mixed with water and the sugar dextran
  • White, water-soluble crystal in its raw form

Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3 description

Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3 is a peptide that is made synthetically. It is a signal peptide that’s said to help to boost the natural production of supportive substances skin needs to look younger and feel firmer. Caprooyl tetrapeptide-3 is made by Lucas Meyer Cosmetics and sold with the trade name ChroNOline. It is mixed with water, glycerin, and the sugar dextran. In its raw form it is a white, water-soluble crystal.

Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3 references

  • Clinical, Cosmetic, and Investigational Dermatology, November 2016, pages 411-419
  • Lucas Meyer Cosmetics. “ChroNOlineTM A Biometric Lipopeptide That Boosts The Production of Key Components at the DEJ for Maximal Fine Lines and Wrinkles Reduction”, Claim Substantiation Sheet, 2012.
  • International Journal of Cosmetics, October 2009, pages 327-345

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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