Argireline decreases the visible effects of aging by reducing the deep wrinkles and lines that occur around the forehead and eyes
Acetyl hexapeptide-3 is a synthetic anti-aging cosmetic ingredient derived from natural protein. Argireline purpose is to reduce the depth of wrinkles and fine lines around forehead and eyes.
Argireline is said to reduce the depth of wrinkles by working on the neuro-transmitters responsible for muscle contraction. State simply, Argireline keeps the neuro-transmitter connected to the cell and stimulate muscle function.
When applied to the skin, Argireline supposedly relaxes facial tension leading to the reduction in facial lines and wrinkles with regular use.
In a clinical study published in the International Journal of Cosmetic Science,
Acetyl hexapeptide-3 at a 10% concentration has been shown to reduce the depth of wrinkles up to 30% after 30 days of use
An emulsion containing 10 % argireline solution was applied twice daily around the eyes during 30 days.
- Reduction in the depth of wrinkles and average of 17 % after 15 days with 10 % argireline solution.
A cream containing 5 % argireline solution was applied twice daily around the eyes of 14 volunteers,
aged 39 to 64 for 28 days.The depth of the furrow decreased a maximum value of 32 % in 28 days.