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Pea peptides

Commonly known as: Pea peptides, Pea hydrolysate, Pea extract.
I.N.C.I. list name: Pisum Sativum (Pea) Peptide (I.N.C.I.).
Extraction process: Mechanical grinding of the seeds then fermentation of the vegetable matter with lactic bacteria (Lactobacillus bulgaris), before being filtered to isolate the protein fraction. The resulting compound is aqueous and dispersed in a natural radish-based preservative (Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate).
Source: Vegetable and microbial.
Botanical name: Pisum sativum.
Family: Fabaceae.
Part of the plant extracted: Seeds.
Provenance, origin: Italy.
Chemical characteristics: String of 22 amino acids, mainly lysine residues; Soluble in water; Molecular weight: About 750 Da; pH: 4 - 7.
Characteristics: Suspension, emulsion, colloidal solution, true solution.
Dosage required in cosmetic products: From 1 to 5%.
Function: Skin care agent.
Properties: Fortifying, filmogenic, antioxidant, volumizing, moisturizing, hair conditioner, regenerating.
Benefits: Hair loss, eyelashes and eyebrows.:



Make-up (mascaras); Face care (eyelash and eyebrow serums); Hair care (shampoos, conditioners, masks, lotions, serums).


Store in a cool, dry place at room temperature (23 - 25°C) away from moisture and light.

Contra-Indications and Precautions

Within the framework of a cosmetic formula, pea peptides are considered safe to use, non-irritating, non-toxic and very well tolerated by all skin types, even by sensitive skin.

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Pea peptides are hydrolyzed plant proteins rich in lysine, an essential building block of human cells, that are gaining popularity as a hair care ingredient. In particular, they are an effective solution for fighting the signs of aging in the hair, providing volume, antioxidant protection, moisture and strengthening. In more detail, pea peptides help stimulate and strengthen the hair follicles of the eyelashes, eyebrows and hair. They have the ability to make hair thicker and thus have voluminous hair, and to stimulate its growth and prevent its loss. They also have film-forming properties, increasing the hydration of the hair and giving it a silky and shiny appearance. Pea peptides also offer an antioxidant action, reducing the damage caused by free radicals (hair whitening...).