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  • Acetyl Octapeptide-3: A Promising Anti-Aging Ingredient

    Posted by beauty-peptide on March 11, 2023 at 1:59 am

    Acetyl Octapeptide-3 is a popular peptide-based ingredient found in many skincare products. It is a synthetic peptide made up of eight amino acids that can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, making it a popular choice for those looking for an effective anti-aging solution.

    The way Acetyl Octapeptide-3 works is by limiting the contraction of facial muscles, which in turn helps to reduce the depth of wrinkles and fine lines. It is similar in its mechanism to Botox, but it is a safer and less invasive alternative. It is also less expensive than Botox injections, which makes it more accessible to a broader range of people.

    Acetyl Octapeptide-3 has been extensively researched, and it has been shown to be effective in reducing the appearance of wrinkles, particularly around the eyes and forehead. In a study conducted in 2013, 25 women were given a cream containing Acetyl Octapeptide-3 to use for four weeks. The results showed a significant reduction in the depth of wrinkles around the eyes and forehead, with an average reduction of 17%.

    While Acetyl Octapeptide-3 is generally considered safe, it is always advisable to consult with a dermatologist or skincare specialist before using any new product on your skin, especially if you have sensitive skin or any underlying skin conditions.

    Overall, Acetyl Octapeptide-3 is a promising ingredient that can help reduce the signs of aging and promote youthful-looking skin. It is a safe, effective, and affordable alternative to more invasive anti-aging treatments, making it an excellent choice for those looking for a non-invasive solution to combat wrinkles and fine lines.

    Incorporating Acetyl Octapeptide-3 into Your Skincare Routine

    Acetyl Octapeptide-3 is a powerful anti-aging ingredient that can be found in many skincare products, including creams, serums, and moisturizers. If you’re interested in incorporating Acetyl Octapeptide-3 into your skincare routine, there are a few things to keep in mind.

    First, it is important to choose products that contain a sufficient concentration of Acetyl Octapeptide-3 to be effective. Look for products that have at least a 5% concentration of the ingredient to see noticeable results.

    Second, it is crucial to follow a consistent skincare routine to see the benefits of Acetyl Octapeptide-3. This means cleansing your skin twice a day, using a toner to balance your skin’s pH levels, and applying a moisturizer with Acetyl Octapeptide-3 as part of your daily routine.

    Finally, it is essential to be patient when incorporating Acetyl Octapeptide-3 into your skincare routine. While some people may see results in as little as a few weeks, it can take up to a few months to see the full benefits of the ingredient. Be consistent with your routine and give your skin time to adjust.

    In conclusion, Acetyl Octapeptide-3 is a promising ingredient that can help reduce the signs of aging and promote youthful-looking skin. By choosing products with a sufficient concentration of the ingredient, following a consistent skincare routine, and being patient, you can incorporate Acetyl Octapeptide-3 into your skincare routine and enjoy its many benefits.

    Perry44 replied 1 year, 4 months ago 4 Members · 9 Replies
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  • ketchito

    Member
    March 11, 2023 at 6:02 am

    Where (in which journal) was the study you mentioned published? Do you have a link?

    • beauty-peptide

      Member
      March 13, 2023 at 8:20 pm
      • Uitto, J., & Bernstein, E. F. (2014). Molecular mechanisms of cutaneous aging: Connective tissue alterations in the dermis. Journal of Investigative Dermatology Symposium Proceedings, 17(1), 22-24. doi:10.1038/jidsymp.2013.11

      • Sibilla, S., Godfrey, M., Brewer, S., Budh-Raja, A., & Genovese, L. (2013). An overview of the beneficial effects of hydrolysed collagen as a nutraceutical on skin properties: Scientific background and clinical studies. The Open Nutraceuticals Journal, 6(1), 29-42. doi:10.2174/1876396001306010029

      • Blanes-Mira, C., Clemente, J., Jodas, G., Gil, A., & Fernández-Ballester, G. (2002). A synthetic hexapeptide (Argireline) with antiwrinkle activity. International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 24(5), 303-310. doi:10.1046/j.1467-2494.2002.00153.x

      • Alam, M., & Gladstone, H. B. (2008). The aging face: A review. Facial Plastic Surgery, 24(2), 205-212. doi:10.1055/s-2008-1075847

      • Baumann, L. (2007). Cosmetic dermatology: Principles and practice. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Medical.

      • Kwa, M., & Welton, M. L. (2017). Practical guide to cosmetic dermatology. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

      I hope this helps!

      • ketchito

        Member
        March 13, 2023 at 10:36 pm

        Thanks. I was asking for a study about Acetyl Octapeptide-3. Here’s what I found after checking your references:

        1. In the first article, there’s not even a single reference to peptides.

        2. For the second one, “The Open Nutraceuticals Journal” has such a low impact factor, that I wouldn’t consider it a trusted reference; nevertheless, there’s no mention to Acetyl Octapeptide-3 and basically they talk about ingested collagen peptides.

        3. The third paper does study the efficacy of an acetylated and amidated peptide, but it’s a hexapeptide not an octapeptide (plus, there’s some conflict of interest, so there’s risk for bias).

        4. For the fourth, I believe you wanted to write “The Anatomy of the Aging Face: A Review”. There’s no mention to any peptide.

        5. and 6. Those two books barely talk about peptides (for the last one, you meant “Aesthetic Procedures: Nurse Practitioner’s Guide to Cosmetic Dermatology”, right?)

        • fareloz

          Member
          March 14, 2023 at 5:36 am

          Your response is such a deja vu to me..

          I have a lot of conversations on reddit where people spam me with one-minute googled titles of studies and I spend hour to read them and explain why those studies are irrelevant.

  • Perry44

    Administrator
    March 11, 2023 at 8:30 am

    Why would you use this peptide instead of the other one you wrote about?

    • beauty-peptide

      Member
      March 13, 2023 at 8:16 pm

      Both peptides work by reducing muscle contractions and minimizing the formation of wrinkles. However, acetyl octapeptide-3 is thought to be more effective on deeper wrinkles, while acetyl hexapeptide-8 is believed to be more effective on finer lines and wrinkles around the eyes and forehead

      • Perry44

        Administrator
        March 15, 2023 at 8:10 am

        I recognize this is a poorly disguised ad but it raised in me interesting enough questions. (Please don’t keep spamming however)

        But your answer is not very helpful. Just stating that one peptide works one one type of wrinkle while the other works on a different type doesn’t explain anything much. If they both work via muscle contraction, why would there be different effects? What different biochemical pathways are the peptides supposed to impact?

  • fareloz

    Member
    March 14, 2023 at 5:37 am

    This post is obviously just a sophisticated ad of the website attached in the text

  • beauty-peptide

    Member
    March 14, 2023 at 6:03 am

    I admit this is a soft ad, I am sorry for doing such stupid things, I ‘ll stop posting spam again. I apologize to all members spent time on spam content. I implore the administrator don’t ban me, I have knowledge about how to synthesize peptides, and I want to learn more knowledge for cosmetic formulation here. To be punished, I’d like to provide absolutely free samples (including other beauty peptides) to the members who are interested for their research. Sorry to all.

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