Palmitoyl Tripeptide-8



Palmitoyl Tripeptide-8 description

A plant-derived or synthetic peptide made from combining the fatty acid palmitic acid with tripeptide-8. Paula’s Choice Skincare uses a synthetic version of this peptide consisting of the amino acids arginine, histidine and phenylalanine.The number at the end of the name refers to the chemical structure of the peptide and the type of the amino acids the chain contains.

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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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