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Also-called-like-this: Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor, VEGF, rh-Polypeptide-9, part of BIO-Placenta


Sh-Polypeptide-9 is a cell signaling protein also called Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor. As its name suggests, its main function is to stimulate the formation of blood vessels. As to what it does in cosmetic products, we found manufacturers info claiming that it plays a role in supplying fibroblast cells (VIP skin cells that make collagen) with nutrients, in the growth and migration of cells and in wound healing

It usually comes to the formula as part of a Growth Factor mix trade named BIO-Placenta, that combines EGF, IGF-1, FGF1, FGF2 and this guy to form a synergistic growth factor cocktail. BIO Placenta is claimed to do pretty much everything you would want from an anti-aging active including anti-wrinkle, skin rejuvenation, elasticity enhancement, moisturizing and cell vitalization properties. 

This all sounds great and Growth Factors are for sure potent cell signaling molecules, but the use of them in cosmetic products is somewhat controversial, so if you are new to the topic, read our explanation at EGF to get a (hopefully) balanced view

Products with SH-Polypeptide-9

Eighth Day Regenerating Serum Be Minimalist Multi-Peptide Serum (7% Matrixyl 3000 + 3% Bio-Placenta) Catherine Jinn Age Gracefully Acure Radically Rejuvenating Whipped Night Cream Acure Radically Rejuvenating Whipped Night Cream Drunk Elephant Protini™ Polypeptide Cream Kate Somerville Kx Active Concentrates Bio-Mimicking Peptides Serum Neulii Cicapepta Repair Serum JAN MARINI Transformation Cream Murad Nutrient-Charged Water Gel Colibri Cosmetics Hyaluron Konzentrat Nurse Jamie EGF Platinum 7 Rejuvenating Facial Cream AnteAGE Overnight Brows Serum AnteAGE Overnight Lash Serum Plush Bio Contur Intensiv Ochi - Extract Proaspăt De Tei, Oligopeptide, Placentă Dr. Brandt Needles No More No More Baggage Saturday Skin Quench Intense Hydration Mask Saturday Skin Spotlight Brightening Mask SeneGence Advanced Seneplex+® Renewal Serum With Retinol Natura Bissé Inhibit Exclusive High Definition Serum Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream dear Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream Saturday Skin Balancing Act Skin-Smoothing Lotion Sensilis Origin Pro Egf-5 Cream Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin C Serum Saturday Skin Pore Clarifying Toner 10% Glycolic Acid + Pore Control Complex Saturday Skin Waterfall Glacier Water Cream dear Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin Drop Saturday Skin Rub-A-Dub Refining Peel Gel Saturday Skin Rise + Shine Purifying Cleanser Saturday Skin Daily Dew Hydrating Essence Mist Saturday Skin Yuzu Vitamin C Sleep Mask Saturday Skin Wide Awake Brightening Eye Cream The Face Shop Dr.Belmeur Daily Repair Blemish Balm Cushion Saturday Skin Freeze Frame Saturday Skin Cotton Cloud Probiotic Power Mask Saturday Skin Pretty Pop Probiotic Power Whipped Cream Saturday Skin Featherweight Daily Moisturizing Cream Saturday Skin Bright Potion Probiotic Power Serum AHC Pepta Active Real Eye Cream For Face AHC Ageless Real Eye Cream For Face AHC Time Rewind Real Eye Cream For Face