Follow us on our new Insta page »


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

RevivSerums Ultimate Serum - New & Improved Eighth Day Regenerative Serum Cellderma Gf5 Growth Factor Serum Eighth Day Regenerating Serum Skin Moderne Elementals Bio-placenta carrot & stick The Repair Serum hamel Double Shot 12gf Core Glow Mist Serum CLINERAL SKINPRO Medical Grade Skin Care PRP Growth Factor Facelift - Epidermal Growth Factor, HGF, LGF Facial Serum Larens Face Toner SID Systems Hair Growth Activator Be Minimalist Multi-Peptide Serum (7% Matrixyl 3000 + 3% Bio-Placenta) Catherine Jinn Age Gracefully Ekseption Ice Cream Repair Miamo GF5-GLUTATHIONE Rejuvenating Serum - Siero Anti-rughe – Antiossidante The Creme Shop Triple Peptide Face Mask minimalist Multi-peptides 10% Acure Radically Rejuvenating Whipped Night Cream Acure Radically Rejuvenating Whipped Night Cream Acure Radically Rejuvenating, Whipped Night Cream Fusion Eye Sorbet Fusion Lift Sleeping Mask Drunk Elephant Protini™ Polypeptide Cream Drunk Elephant Protini™ Polypeptide Moisturizer Inked Ritual Anti-Fade Tattoo Serum Cellderma Youth Restore Eighth Day Intensive Moisturizer Kate Somerville Kx Active Concentrates Bio-Mimicking Peptides Serum Conscious Chemist The Defender™️ - Multi Peptide Retinol Night Cream Isagenix Celletoi™ Advanced Youth Serum Neulii Cicapepta Repair Serum Buona Vita Skin Factor JAN MARINI Transformation Cream Murad Nutrient-Charged Water Gel body blitz Plump It Up Serum Colibri Cosmetics Hyaluron Konzentrat Eighth Day The Reparative Moisturizer Her Hyness Bio-peptide Advanced Youth Plus Glow Serum Nurse Jamie EGF Platinum 7 Rejuvenating Facial Cream Azarine Cosmetic Polypeptide Fresh Vitality Toner Dermarium Liquid Sapphire Dermarium Liquid Sapphire Drunk Elephant Protini Powerpeptide Resurf Serum Elizavecca Vitamin C 21% Ample Mask Niche Beauty Lab Theramid Derma - Peptides 22% Multi-peptide Treatment Niche Beauty Lab Theramid Advanced Eye Treatment Pro Lab Skin Recovery Soothing Repairing Gel Cream Stratia Interface The Dermarium Liquid Sapphire Serum AnteAGE Overnight Brows Serum AnteAGE Overnight Lash Serum