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Acetyl Tetrapeptide-3



A relatively new, four amino acid peptide that promises to help combat hair loss alongside red clover extract as part of the trademarked technology Capixyl

The main thing of  Acetyl Tetrapeptide-3 is to stimulate the synthesis of key Extra Cellular Matrix (aka ECM, the gooey stuff between cells that make up the framework of our skin) components in the scalp.  According to the manufacturer’s lab studies, the expression of type III collagen increased by 65% and the expression of laminins (anchoring proteins found in the ECM) was up a massive 285%, resulting in a stronger ECM bed for hair anchoring.

Together with red clover extract, the duo has a synergistic action and works to combat hair loss thanks to a neat multi-faceted approach: it not only stimulates important ECM components but also inhibits the DHT-causing 5-a-reductase enzyme (DHT is the annoying hormone largely responsible for male pattern baldness) and reduces micro-inflammation around hair follicles. The manufacturer’s study over 4 months showed the total impact of Capixyl was an increased anagen (growth phase)/telogen (resting phase) ratio of +46%, resulting in significantly denser hair.

All in all, Acetyl Tetrapeptide-3 is a promising ingredient in the fight against hair loss, but as the only results we could find were from the manufacturer, take these claims with a pinch of salt until more research is done.

Products with Acetyl Tetrapeptide-3

Lara Devgan Platinum Long Lash Serum Mary Kay Lash & Brow Building Serum Monat Intense Repair Treatment doris day Rapid Hair Growth Serum Eyenvy Lash Conditioner InstaNatural Eyelash Enhancing Serum Monat Reshape Root Lifter Monat Restore Leave-In Conditioner Ducray Neoptide Men Hair Lotion Monat Replenish Masque The Ordinary Multi-Peptide Serum For Hair Density Babe Lash Enhancing Conditioner Monat Intense Repair Conditioner Monat Black Shampoo + Conditioner The Glow Maker Eyelash And Brow Growth Peptide Complex Serum Monat Renew Shampoo SeneGence Lashsense Volumeintenseā„¢ Mascara City Lash Lash Serum Monat Replenish Mask Sesderma Seslash Nanogen Growth Factor Thickening Treatment Serum Patricks M3 Matte Finish | Strong Hold Styling Product SeneGence Volumeintense Waterproof Mascara SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen & Restore Shampoo Patricks Sh1 | Daily Thickening Shampoo Patricks Sh2 | Deep Clean Shampoo Patricks Cd1 | Stimulating & Thickening Conditioner Patricks M2 - Matte Finish Medium Hold Patricks M1 Matte Finish | Light Hold Oribe Serene Scalp Thickening Farmasi Dr C Tuna Garlic And Capixyl Shampoo Nanogen 7-In-1 Shampoo For Women Patricks Cd2 | Moisturizing Conditioner Patricks S2 Satin Finish | Medium Hold Styling Product Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen And Restore Treatment Masque J.F. Lazartigue Thicker Hair Serum Densifying Anti-Hair Loss Serum Curlsmith Full Lengths Density Elixir Nanogen Thickening Hair Treatment Shampoo For Women Lazartigue Stronger Hair Serum Monat Hydrating Shampoo Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Treatment Masque Monat Advanced Hydrating Conditioner Nanogen Hair Hydrator, Unisex Canmake Lash Care Essence Sebogard Elle Grow Gorgeous Hair Density Serum Intense Filorga Eyes-Absolute Soin Anti-Age Ultime Regard AHC Time Rewind Real Eye Cream For Face